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Houston Matters for Mon., Oct. 7, 2013

Houston Matters for Mon., Oct. 7, 2013

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAHeart disease is the number one cause of death in the nation, and Houston is no exception. According to the American Heart Association, nearly 28 percent of deaths in the Houston area are related to cardiovascular disease. We talk with some area cardiologists about new research on heart disease and what you can do to better prevent it in the first place.

Plus we answer your personal finance questions, learn about the art of wine making with Simon Payne of Vintners Own Winery in the Heights, and we’ll talk about the Texans’ latest disappointing loss and Houston’s chances of getting an NHL team.

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  • Celebrating Texas Wine Month

    The State Department of Agriculture has declared October as Texas Wine Month. So, we stopped by a winery in the Heights neighborhood to talk with a local winemaker. Simon Payne of Vintners Own Winery talks about why he became a winemaker, what his favorite variety of wine is and offers advice on how to drink wine for anyone who hasn’t

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  • Heart Health in Houston

    Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the nation, and Houston is no exception. According to the American Heart Association, nearly 28 percent of deaths in the Houston area are related to cardiovascular disease. We talk with some area cardiologists about new research on heart disease and what you can do to better prevent it in the first

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  • Your Money and You

    Once a month, we’ll offer you a chance to talk with a Houston-based certified financial planner and/or chartered financial consultant about your personal finance. From day to day budgeting to saving for retirement, we’ll offer tips for how to navigate the financial world. Our guest is John Lopez, Clinical Assistant Professor at the Bauer College of Business, University of Houston.

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  • Texans Woes & the Future of Hockey in H-Town

    Frustrations continue to mount for the faltering Houston Texans with more interceptions from Matt Schaub as Houston fell to the San Francisco 49ers by a score of 34-3. We recap the game, and discuss whether there will be a change at quarterback before Sunday’s home game against the Rams. Also, the hockey season has started, but not here in Houston.

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