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Tuesday’s Show: Quarantine Fatigue, And City Finances Take A Hit (April 28, 2020)

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.

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Report Examines the Health and Education of Latino Boys and Young Men

Posted on · The National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families recently released a report on the health and education of Latino boys and young men. The report examines ways in which the experiences of Hispanic boys and young adults differ from those of their black and white peers. To learn more about the study, Houston Matters […]

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Helping Firefighters Extinguish Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Posted on · A new report released last week by the International Association of Fire Fighters says firefighters and paramedics experience post-traumatic stress disorder at rates comparable to combat veterans. To learn why PTSD is so prevalent in the firefighting community, we talk with Houston Fire Department staff psychologist Dr. Jana Tran. She worked at the Houston VA […]

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Why Do Grieving Spouses Often Pass Away Soon After Their Partner?

Posted on · You're probably familiar with a story like this one – either anecdotally or personally: there's a couple who've been married many years, and they're getting up there in age. Eventually one of them passes away, and then – relatively soon – so does the surviving spouse. We hear phrases like they "died of a broken […]

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