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Should Non-Profit Hospitals Be Able to Sue Patients Over Unpaid Bills?

Posted on · Last month, U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley told NPR and ProPublica he was “astounded” by the collection practices of some non-profit hospitals, who are seizing wages of low-income patients. NPR and ProPublica have found hundreds of such instances, which Grassley, the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman, says could be illegal. They would be, for sure, here in […]

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Class Offers Answers and Advice for New Dads

Posted on · There seems to be a wealth of information and advice for expecting mothers. From books to family and friends and, of course, the Internet, moms-to-be have an endless supply of information. But it looks like new dads are getting left behind. However, a prenatal class in Houston is hoping to change that. Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin reports.