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KNAPP MEDICAL CENTER RECEIVES “A” GRADE FOR PATIENT SAFETY – AGAIN

Top “Leapfrog” score reflects high level of healthcare provided for Mid-Valley patients WESLACO, June 2024 – Knapp Medical Center has once again been awarded an...

Is bariatric surgery only for weight loss? What other health benefits does bariatric surgery...

By: Dr. R. Armour Forse, MD, PhD Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon DHR Health Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Obesity is not a simple eating problem: it is...

How does the FDA approval of lecanemab (Leqembi) for Alzheimer’s disease affect patients and...

By: R. Alejandro Cruz, MD Neurology Medical Director DHR Health Neurology Institute   Last week, DHR Health proudly announced that it is the first hospital south of San...

What to know about bone fractures

Dr. Felipe Gutierrez, Medical Director DHR Health Urgent Care Center What is a bone fracture? A bone fracture is defined as a break or crack in...

Shoulder Pain and Instability

By: Dr. Daniel Romanelli DHR Health Orthopedic Institute DHR Health Sports Medicine The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. It is able to turn...

Identifying and combating high cholesterol

By: Dr. Christian Avalos DHR Health Heart Institute High cholesterol is a condition in which there are too many lipids (fats) in your blood (also called...

DHR Health Level I Trauma Center: What to know about rib fractures

Courtesy of DHR Health By: Dr. Jeffrey Skubic Medical Director DHR Health Level I Trauma Center Many patients injured in blunt traumatic events such as motor vehicle...

Why is time important when it comes to a stroke?

By Dr. Patricia Fernandez DHR Health Neuroscience Institute Brain cells begin to die fast when the arterial blood flow is blocked, preventing oxygen and nutrients...

Mental Health Awareness Month

Dr. Jose E. Igoa, Medical Director DHR Health Behavioral Hospital  May is Mental Health Awareness month, and it is an opportunity to discuss mental illness and...

How do I know if I have carpal tunnel syndrome? What treatment options are...

By Sergio Rodriguez, MD DHR Health Hand and Wrist Institute Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common compressive neuropathy (pinched nerve) in the human...