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Houston’s first psychiatric center coming to the Medical Center

HOUSTON, TX- Houston’s first public mental health hospital is coming to the Medical Center soon, according to UTHealth officials. Set to officially open its doors late next year, the 220,000 square-foot facility...

Houston Health Department announces FREE COVID-19 testing for the week of October 12

HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of October 12, 2020. The week will offer more than a dozen free testing...

Memorial City Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Month

HOUSTON, TX - Memorial City went pink overnight in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Courtesy OnScene.TV The entire area paid tribute to survivors and those currently battling...

Texas Heart Institute cardiologists launch clinical practice

HOUSTON, TX – Texas Heart Institute (THI) – the internationally lauded research and educational center dedicated to the prevention and care of heart disease – is once again raising the bar with the long-planned opening of...

HISD launches COVID-19 dashboard to track confirmed cases

HOUSTON, TX - As HISD prepares for a return to in-person instruction on Oct. 19, the district has launched a COVID-19 dashboard to keep the community informed about the impact of the pandemic.

Thermal imaging helping to detect high temperatures in schools amid COVID-19

HOUSTON, TX - School districts are welcoming 'Feevr' a new source of technology originally created to detect concealed weapons will now take body temperatures in a no-contact thermal image. Speeding up check-in...

Harris County Launches COVID-19 Child Care Assistance Program

HARRIS COUNTY, TX - A new COVID-19 Child Care Assistance Program is in the works. Announced Tuesday, by the Harris County Commissioners, this newly created program will give thousands of families the...

Houston Health Department Launching COVID-19 Mental Health Support Program

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Health Department is launching a new effort to support mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, and the department announced Tuesday. Let’s Beat...

More babies are being born in Greater Houston with Sickle Cell Disease than any other region

HOUSTON - Approximately 70 babies per year in the Greater Houston area are born with a painful genetic disorder called sickle cell disease, more than any other region of Texas. Of the estimated 100,000 Americans living with rare...

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Trump says “I’m the least racist person in this room”; Biden says he’s “the most racist”

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday (October 22) defended his handling of race issues which have dominated...

Biden arrives in Nashville ahead of final presidential debate

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden arrived in Nashville Thursday (October 22) ahead of his final debate...

Goldman Sachs to pay nearly $3 bln to settle charges over 1MDB scandal role

Goldman Sachs on Thursday (Oct. 22) agreed to pay nearly $3 billion to settle a probe into its role in Malaysia's 1MDB...

Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Invites Houstonians to the Music Friendly Community Workshop

HOUSTON, TX - The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) and the Texas Music Office are co-hosting the live virtual Music...

Man shot and killed at SE gas station

HOUSTON, TX – An investigation is pending after a man is found with several gunshot wounds at a gas station Wednesday night.