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Author Chronicles the Life and Legacy of Houston Doctor and Philanthropist John P. McGovern

Posted on · Throughout the summer, Houston Matters is dedicating time each week to books about Greater Houston, set in Greater Houston or written or edited by Houstonians. John P. McGovern might be a familiar name to many Houstonians. He established the nation’s largest privately owned allergy clinic and was a respected philanthropist. His friend and colleague, Bryant […]

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Teen Birth Rates, Sex Ed, Campaign Managers, and John P. McGovern: Houston Matters for Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Posted on · The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a preliminary National Vital Statistics Report on birth rates in 2013. According to the CDC, teen birth rates are at their lowest ever. In 2013, there were 26.6 births per one thousand women aged 15 to 19. That’s down 10 percent from 2012 (29.4), which was the […]