Posted on · The Third Ward church is holding the free screening event in conjunction with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, with the goal of providing health information to members of the Black community.
Posted on · On Friday's show: A new partnership between the MD Anderson Cancer Center and The World Health Organization will target cancer in women. And we discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.
Posted on · Grant research subjects include: neurosurgery, reversing aging-associated resistance to cancer immunotherapy and experimental radiation oncology.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Back-to-school plans at Spring Branch ISD, thoughts from the president of the Texas PTA, how the atomic bomb inspired the work of a local doctor, and a PBS series highlights Zydeco music in Houston.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Battling quarantine fatigue, City Controller Chris Brown, Texas farmers and COVID-19, and the life and work of Nobel Prize-winning Houston cancer researcher, Jim Allison.
Posted on · “When vaping came out, it was shown as safer than cigarettes. And you can enjoy tobacco without the negative health effects. It’s something that draws in a lot of people,” says Frukes Deekey, a senior at DeBakey High School downtown who does not vape.
Posted on · The FDA is facing some high-profile public health issues, including leading the response to the problem of underage vaping and the prescription opioid epidemic.
Posted on · The Houston Chronicle reports an "adverse event" involving a blood transfusion that was reported in December has caused increased federal oversight.
Posted on · Texas will become the 15th state to raise the minimum age to 21 if Gov. Abbott signs the bill.
Posted on · Supporters of Senate Bill 21 say that teens are far more vulnerable to nicotine addiction than adults, while opponents say the measure is overprotective and unenforceable.
Posted on · The FDA has approved expanding HPV vaccination to older adults, but a pair of Houston doctors explains the social factors that often prevent people from getting it.
Posted on · The Nobel Assembly calls Allison and researcher Tasuku Honjo's paralleled work, "a landmark in our fight against cancer."
Posted on · Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and CHI Saint Luke’s combined have lost more than 2,000 employees since mid-2016.
Posted on · What's going on in the healthcare landscape of Houston, and what can we expect in the future? Dr. Vivian Ho from the Baker Institute for Public Policy offers some perspective.
Posted on · Ronald DePinho’s departure comes as the cancer center in Houston's medical center is battling a growing budget deficit.