Posted on · On Thursday's show: What is now Tropical Storm Idalia continues to roll through the southeast’s Atlantic coast, Houstonians are poised to help folks in Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas.
Posted on · Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center is launching a new campaign called End Harassment Campaign, addressing concerns and issues specific to female veterans.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Megachurch pastor indicted, we learn about the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, End Harassment Campaign, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and actor-director Alice Gatling, talks about the play she's directing.
Posted on · The mayor and several politicians honored veterans in a patriotic ceremony at the Houston VA Medical Center. They thanked those who served a day early -- leading up to Friday's Veterans Day parade in downtown Houston.
Posted on · Lainie Diamond brought Laughter Yoga to Houston after taking a class in New York for the first time. She works with adults who have special needs, veterans at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and seniors with dementia and Parkinson’s disease.
Posted on · Do you spend way too much time at work responding to email? Well, it’s no different for doctors — but with possible greater consequences. In our digital world, many physicians spend more than an hour a day processing and responding to electronic notifications — things like test results, requests for prescription refills, referral requests and […]
Posted on · For most Houstonians, life follows a fairly predictable schedule. Wake up around sunrise, work or go to school during the day, run errands, socialize, or decompress at night, then sleep, and start all over again. But that pattern – and the environment that is Houston – looks and feels very different if you work the […]
Posted on · The 2007 best-selling book (and 2013 film adaptation) Lone Survivor tells the story of Navy SEAL and Houston native Marcus Luttrell, the sole survivor of a gun battle during a mission in Afghanistan in 2005. Luttrell was badly wounded, and wasn’t rescued until several days after the battle. It’s a harrowing story, but as is […]
Posted on · On Tuesday, theÂ U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced a planÂ for major changes in the speed of veteran care. This statement comes in advance of an inspector generalâs report on the situation at the Phoenix VA hospital, where there were significant delays in care, andÂ scheduling records wereÂ manipulated. Since that scandal broke in […]
Posted on · This week, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced a plan to improve the speed of veteran care. President Obama promised military veterans at the American Legion national convention that he would fulfill his “sacred trust” to them by overhauling a system deemed “unacceptable and troubling” by an inspector general's report highlighting a Phoenix VA […]