Houston Matters

City and County Officials Try to Fight Zika with Fewer Dollars

Posted on · Houston officials at both the city and county levels say efforts to prevent the spread of the Zika virus are underfunded. While Pres. Obama requested $1.9 billion to fight the disease back in February, the US House and Senate each have approved even less. At a press conference last month (May 23, 2016), Mayor Sylvester Turner […]

Family Business

Graphic Conversations At The Dinner Table Don’t Dissuade Son Becoming a Doctor

Posted on · It’s something many children contemplate – whether or not to go into the family business. Some Houstonians choose a completely different career path from their parents, while others follow in the previous generation’s footsteps. We continue our family business series with two physicians from UTHealth. Dr. Herbert DuPont is a professor and director of the […]