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If I have a seizure does it mean that I have epilepsy?

By: Dr. Leonel Estofan DHR Health Neuroscience Institute A patient who presents with a first seizure is in quite distress, whether as a child or adult....

National Diabetes Month: What should you know about managing diabetes?

Maria Belen Naranjo, MD Endocrinologist DHR Health Diabetes and Endocrinology Institute November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood...

Staying Healthy Down the Stretch By: Eric Wilkinson, M.D.

By: Eric Wilkinson, M.D. DHR Health Orthopedic Institute As an Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine, I love the fall sports season. Instinctively I think...

How do I know if I have arthritis, a sprain, or a fracture?

By: Dr. Patrick Sander DHR Health Orthopedic Institute Arthritis, sprains, and broken bones all have one thing in common. They each cause pain. It would be...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A time to learn about breast cancer risk factors and...

By: Sarada Gummadi, MD DHR Health Oncology Institute According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast cancer is the second most common cancer in the world...

What do I need to know about hypertension?

By Dr. Christian Avalos DHR Health Heart Institute In the United States, the lifetime risk of developing hypertension is very high, thus making it the most...

“The Clinic” Family Practice in Weslaco Now Open on Saturday Mornings

“The Clinic” offers minimal wait times, accepts walk-in patients Weslaco – Valley residents can now see a healthcare provider on Saturday mornings from 8 a.m....

National Suicide Prevention Month

By: Jose E. Igoa, M.D. DHR Health Behavioral Hospital September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is a public-health issue and is a leading cause...

Understanding Prostate Cancer: Risks, Prevention, and Comprehensive Care at DHR Health

By: Dr. David G. Alonzo DHR Health Urology Institute Prostate cancer is a prevalent issue that affects many men around the world. To shed light on...

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Highlighting the Importance of Early Detection and Comprehensive...

By: Lyuba Levine, MD, FACOG, FSGO DHR Health Oncology Institute Ovarian cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the ovary begin to multiply out of control and...