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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Changes In Reporting On ICU Capacity, And Police Oversight Board Member Discusses Potential Reforms (June 30, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Why the Texas Medical Center changed how it's reporting ICU bed capacity, the Supreme Court invalidates a Louisiana abortion law, Fort Bend County Judge KP George answers questions, and a conversation with a member of the local police oversight board.

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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Releasing Body Camera Video, And Stopping Summer Brain Drain (May 27, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Calls to release video of recent fatal police shootings, our weekly political roundup, fighting summer brain drain, the effects of spaceflight on the body.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: An Historic Space Launch, And City Councilman Edward Pollard (May 26, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Houston Methodist CEO Marc Boom, City Councilman Edward Pollard, a new era of American spaceflight, and engineering an open-source ventilator for COVID-19 patients.

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Friday’s Show: Halliburton Layoffs, And Lasting Changes From The Pandemic (May 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Halliburton layoffs, the nation's meat supply, lasting changes from the pandemic, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news, and connecting a mother with her newborn while quarantined.

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Tuesday’s Show: How Houston Hospitals Are Dealing With COVID-19, And Fire Chief Sam Peña (March 31, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: How local hospitals are holding up amid COVID-19, HFD Chief Sam Peña answers your questions, recommendations for movies or TV shows to watch amid social distancing, and the life and legacy of Selena.

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Researchers Study How Your Favorite Song Affects Your Brain

Posted on · (Above: A researcher studies brain scans of a patient inside an MRI, in a video from Houston Methodist.)Houston Methodist recently conducted a study concerning music’s effect on the brain. In the study, the subjects were placed in an MRI machine and exposed to various types of pre-selected music and plain speaking, and then a song […]