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How Can Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Improve? Houston Researchers Searching for Answers

Posted on · Researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine say tuberculosis is still prevalent in the U.S. today, including here in Texas. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, there were over 12-hundred cases of TB in the state in 2013. Harris County reported the highest number with nearly 300 cases. Experts at Baylor say […]

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Children at Risk School Rankings: Monday’s Show (April 27, 2015)

Posted on · Each year, the nonprofit organization Children at Risk publishes a report ranking public schools in Greater Houston, and across Texas. Their goal: to identify which schools are succeeding, and which are struggling, as a way to encourage parents, teachers, and the community at large to discuss ways to improve public education. The 2015 report is […]