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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic Violence

Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.

09/17/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

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Nursing Education Helps Houstonian Start Health Care Franchise

Penny Warner talks about her health care experience and how it helped her get to where she is today.

09/30/2013

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Texas’ Poverty Rate Falls Over The Past Year, New Opportunity Rises

A drop in the poverty rate and median household incomes remaining steady, means more people are finding work in Texas.

09/30/2013

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Houston Is Poised To Become America’s Next Great Global City

Houston is estimated to have a GDP in the range of $1.2 trillion by 2023.

09/23/2013

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Sebelius: Talk On Health Care Plan Up To Texas

If Texas wants to tailor its own expansion of health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act, then it’s now up to state leaders to reach out to the federal government to have a dialogue, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday.

08/19/2013

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Houston Sees Strong Job Growth In Health, Education & Hospitality Sectors

Employment opportunities have been growing this past year for nurses, teachers and restaurant workers in Houston.

08/05/2013

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Nursing Degree Allows Health Director In Houston To Better People’s Lives

Children’s Hospital Leader Shannon Holland describes a career in nursing as both rewarding and the opportunity of a lifetime.

08/05/2013

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After Medicaid Heckling, Perry Meets With Protesters

Hecklers demanding that Texas expand the Medicaid program under the White House-backed health care law repeatedly interrupted a speech by Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday, then descended on his office for a meeting to keep pressing their case.

05/22/2013

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