The pandemic’s effect on Latinx youth, & the health of Galveston Bay (Oct. 18, 2021) | Houston Public Media

Houston Matters begins at 9 a.m. CT on 88.7FM or listen online. Join the discussion at 713-440-8870, [email protected] or @HoustonMatters. On Monday’s Houston Matters: A new study from a University of Houston professor explores the impact the pandemic has had on Hispanic/Latinx youth from their perspective. It’s a follow up to a study from the … Read more

Can you be addicted to food? Theory on what’s fuelling North America’s obesity problem gains ground

SOUTHAMPTON, ONT. — Matthew Mahon is 46 years old and fears he won’t see 50. “The last time I was in the hospital, all my organs were shutting down. My lungs, my heart, my kidneys, my liver. Everything was saying ‘sayonara Slim’, we’re out of here,” he told W5. When Matthew was last weighed, the … Read more

A lawsuit against Harris County, & the good, bad, & ugly of the week (Oct. 15, 2021) | Houston Public Media

On Friday’s Houston Matters: We learn why the union for Harris County law enforcement has filed a lawsuit against the county. Also this hour: We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week. And we bid farewell to longtime News 88.7 reporter Florian Martin.   Subscribe to Today in Houston Fill … Read more