Houston Matters

Pet Care: Houston Veterinarian Takes Your Questions on Dogs and Cats

Posted on · Once again, Houston Matters goes to the dogs…and cats. Today, we focus on a couple of things like dental hygiene, obesity, exercise and a recent spate of salmonella in cat food which is making some pet owners question the safety of the food they give their pets. We’re joined by Dr. Lori Teller from the […]

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Changing Texas, Pet Care, and Super Bowl Recap: Houston Matters for Monday, February 3, 2014

Posted on · Steve Murdock is the former state demographer of Texas. He, along with fellow staffers at the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas at Rice University, have collaborated on a new book entitled Changing Texas – Implications of Addressing or Ignoring the Texas Challenge. On this edition of Houston Matters, we’ll welcome your questions for […]

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Houston Matters for Wed., Oct. 9, 2013

Posted on · Science, technology, engineering and math – or STEM – majors can lead to high-paying jobs, especially in Houston where many industries rely on people with that knowledge. And yet, there are some disparities when it comes to which students participate in such STEM programs. According to the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, African-Americans […]

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Houston Matters for Friday, August 9, 2013

Posted on · The Texas Legislature has passed, and Governor Perry has signed, a law which would require some Texans seeking unemployment benefits to pass a drug test. There are numerous questions about the law, including exactly who it covers, in which occupations, whether the state should actually have the right to require such testing, and whether it […]