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Houston is Home to the Nation’s First Mobile Stroke Unit

Posted on · Houston is now home to the nation’s first mobile stroke unit. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, unveiled the new vehicle earlier this month. It’s an ambulance equipped with a scanner that allows the team on board to quickly assess whether a […]

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Answering Your Children’s Health Questions

Posted on · If you’ve got kids, you probably have questions about their health that you haven’t had time to ask your doctor. Well, here’s your chance to get some answers — without the copay. We welcome your children's health questions for pediatrician Dr. Mfon Ekong. She's an assistant professor of pediatrics at The University of Texas Health […]

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How to Talk Like a Texan

Posted on · Happy Halloween y'all! On today's show we discuss how to talk like a Texan. Specifically, we'll explore words, phrases, and dialects that are more common in Texas than elsewhere, and we'll discuss variations on word usage and accents from one area of Texas to another. We welcome your questions for folklorist and UH English Professor […]