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Agreement reached on I-45 (March 8, 2023)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: A new agreement is in place that will allow the rebuild and expansion of I-45 to move forward, nearly two years after it was paused following concerns from numerous stakeholders. We learn what the agreement entails.

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Wednesday’s Show: Crafting New Federal Nutritional Guidelines, And The Houston Auto Show (Jan. 22, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Scientists tasked with creating new federal nutrition guidelines are coming to Houston. Then, we discuss the latest political news. Plus, we learn about robots delivering food at UH. And we visit the Houston Auto Show.

Houston Matters Show Post 2019

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Wednesday’s Show: Healthy Eating Habits For Kids, And A Rock Opera About Ann Richards (Oct. 30, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Coal companies leaving behind contaminated land, the changing politics of Fort Bend County, the week in politics, the challenges parents face in getting kids to eat healthy, and a rock opera celebrates the life of Ann Richards.

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Eating Disorders: They’re Not Just a Young Person’s Problem

Posted on · While those suffering from an eating disorder are stereotyped as young, there's another population that also suffers: the elderly. Amanda Holben is a registered and licensed dietitian and owner of Fork in the Road Nutrition Counseling. She tells producer Maggie Martin eating disorders don't just impact any one age group. MORE: Eating Disorders: The Misconceptions […]

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Eating Disorders: The Misconceptions and the Treatment

Posted on · You might recognize the symptoms of certain eating disorders. Anorexia was added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, known as the DSM, in 1952. That made the illness more recognizable by doctors and eventually the general public. The same recognition of the disorder bulimia came later, in 1980. Recently, a new disorder […]

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Houston Bike Plan and Night Driving: Monday’s Show (February 29, 2016)

Posted on · The City of Houston recently released its first draft of a new Houston Bike Plan. It's the first comprehensive effort to update the bike plan originally adopted in 1993, and it calls for nearly 800 miles of safe, connected bikeways by 2026. The city is seeking public input now. On this edition of Houston Matters, […]

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Is It Even Possible to Eat Healthy During the Holdiays?

Posted on · Coming out of the Thanksgiving holiday, maybe you’re one of many Houstonians who over-indulged over the weekend. Maybe you’re wondering: “Is it even possible to eat healthy during the holdiays?” Dietician Catherine Kruppa joins us to dish out some advice on navigating December's sweets, treats, parties, cocktails and another round of turkey and stuffing. Catherine […]

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