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Men Encouraged to Prioritize Health in June

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www.hhs.texas.gov – – 2023-06-01 10:37:58

SUMMARY: Men's Month reminds men to prioritize their health and raises awareness of preventable health conditions. Men's Health Week is June 12–18. In the United States, men are more likely to die from chronic diseases, while also visiting their physicians at lower rates than women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Memorial Day safety: 4-year-old found unresponsive in pool at apartment on Greenhouse Road in west Harris County, HCSO says

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abc13.com – Shannon Ryan – 2024-05-27 21:05:01

SUMMARY: A 4-year-old child was rushed to the hospital after being found unresponsive in a pool at an apartment complex in west Harris County, Houston, on Monday evening. Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the scene on Greenhouse Road after receiving a drowning call around 7:23 p.m. The child, who was with family members, went underwater while about 15 to 20 people were in the pool. EMS crews provided CPR and transported the child to the hospital. An investigation is ongoing to determine the circumstances. Follow Shannon Ryan for updates on this developing story.

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Texas heat preparations: Incoming high temperatures will test ERCOT, but new improvements have been made to support

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abc13.com – Nick Natario – 2024-05-27 19:39:04

SUMMARY: Energy experts in Houston expect the Texas power grid to improve this summer; however, new power plans may come with higher costs. Energy Ogre’s COO David Kinchen noted a significant rise in electricity rates from 11 cents to as much as 16 cents per kilowatt-hour recently. This increase is attributed to preparations for high summer demand and the implementation of a weatherization plan. Despite the higher costs, experts believe these measures will help manage the power demand effectively. ERCOT has stated that the grid is operating normally and will keep monitoring forecasts to provide updates.

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A tour of the almost-finished Rainey Street Trailhead project

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www.kxan.com – Brianna Hollis – 2024-05-27 18:57:44

SUMMARY: AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Trail Conservancy is introducing a new park at the Rainey Street Trailhead this summer. This nonprofit aims to enhance and protect Austin's trails, breaking ground on the project in September, with planning starting in 2019. Located between Cummings Street and East Avenue, the two-acre park was formerly just mowed Bermuda grass. The park will feature seating areas, a nature play area for children, native plants, and a floating dock. Executive projects director Charlotte Tonsor provided a tour, highlighting that the park is expected to open in mid-July.

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