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Lyuba Levine, MD DHR Health Women’s Institute

Ovarian Cancer: What are the symptoms and risk factors?

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By: Lyuba Levine, MD DHR Health Women’s Institute Ovarian cancer is when abnormal cells in the ovary begin to multiply out of control and form...

Am I at risk for a heart attack and what are some of the...

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Written By: Dr. Hector Soto A heart attack is usually caused by the rupture atherosclerotic plaque, or a cholesterol plaque, that has formed in one...

Goodbye 2020, Hello to a Healthier You …

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By: Dr. Michael Martinez, DHR Health Bariatric and Metabolic Institute As a bariatric and metabolic surgeon, I make it an everyday habit to discuss health...

What is a stroke and what signs should I look out for?

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Strokes are the number one cause of disability, and the fifth leading cause of death in the United States.  There are two kind of...
Dr. Alexander Feigl

When should I start getting screened for prostate cancer?

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By: Dr. Alexander Feigl The challenge in prostate cancer is the identification of those cancers that are more aggressive. How to screen for prostate cancer...
Dr. Jose Andres Gonzalez

Is Diabetes mellitus high-risk for amputation?

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Written by Dr. Jose Andres Gonzalez Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a high prevalence disease in Rio Grande Valley area. It is associated with lack of...

Does obesity affect my bone and joint health?

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  By Dr. Haissam Elzaim More than two thirds of adults in the US are overweight and nearly one third of adults are obese. The percentage...
Jorge A. Montes, MD

Will I Know When It’s Time for Cataract Surgery?

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By: Jorge A. Montes, MD The quick answer is yes!  First we need to know what a cataract is and how it impacts one’s life...
Dr. Gholam Kiani DHR Health Women’s Hospital

When should I start getting screened for a Mammogram and are they painful?

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By: Dr. Gholam Kiani DHR Health Women’s Hospital According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, a woman is newly diagnosed with breast cancer every 2 minutes....
Dr. Flor Limas

What is the connection between HPV and Cervical Cancer?

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Written by: Dr. Flor Limas Prevention and screening are the two most important topics of discussion for Cervical Cancer Awareness. Approximately 14,000 women living in...