Houston Matters

Full Show: Bush Library’s Role In Honoring The Late President, And More Organ Transplant Problems At Baylor St. Luke’s (Dec. 4, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: As a week of mourning continues for former Pres. George H.W. Bush, we learn about the role his presidential library in College Station is playing in memorializing him. We learn about complications for lung and liver transplant patients at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. We find out how Texas is using settlement money from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. And James Prince talks about founding Houston-based Rap-A-Lot Records.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Diversity at the Symphony, And Celebrities and Politics (Sept. 25, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We discuss the significance of a new Coca Cola plant in Houston. We examine the Houston Symphony's efforts to be more diverse. We discuss whether celebrities and athletes should speak out on politics. We learn about a new documentary on organ transplants that features Houston. And a photographer talks about his portraits of the homeless.

Houston Matters

Hospitals Seek Creative Ways to Encourage Live Organ Donation

Posted on · Last year, Houston Methodist Hospital coordinated a six-way kidney swap in which kidneys were donated to strangers in order that a loved one could receive a kidney from another stranger. It’s a way hospitals try to boost the number of living organ donations to cut into the transplant waiting list. We talk with A. Osama […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Womb Transplants and Reverse Commuting: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of the News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week our panel examines: Texas […]