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Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco Achieves 5 Stars in Medicare Ratings

Knapp is the only hospital in the Valley to receive 5 stars; reflects high level of healthcare provided by Knapp physicians and employees for...

Rio Grande Regional Hospital opens new freestanding emergency room in Mission

MISSION, TEXAS, August 31, 2023 – HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division is pleased to announce it has opened a new freestanding emergency room, ER...

New Nursing School to Help Address Shortage of Nurses in Valley

New RN school to operate on the campuses of Knapp Medical Center, Harlingen Medical Center and Mission Regional Medical Center Weslaco / Harlingen /...

What is heart disease and how can early diagnosis help me?

By: Dr. Fiorella Llanos, Cardiologist at DHR Health Heart Institute  The term “heart disease” refers to multiple types of heart conditions. Most commonly referring to...

Is there a way to prevent lower back injuries from occurring during exercise?

By:  Jaime Villarreal, MD DHR Health Orthopedic Institute As a physician who specializes in the musculoskeletal system and is fellowship trained in spine, I’ve seen many...

Valley Patient Thankful After Life-Saving Procedure to Open Blood Vessel in Lungs

Courtesy of Harlingen Medical Center Dr. James Stone and Dr. Danielle Stone perform “pulmonary embolism removal” procedure at Harlingen Medical Center Harlingen – A Valley patient...

Back to School: What can parents do to support their child’s health this school...

Written By: Marissa Gomez-Martinez, MD, FAAFP Medical Director DHR Health- Edinburg CISD School Based Health Center Summertime is a good opportunity to take care of your family’s...

What is Carotid Artery Disease?

Written By: Alejandro Garza, M.D. DHR Health Surgery Institute Your carotid arteries are two main arteries that carry blood from your heart, up your neck,...

How to minimize the risk of back-to-school sports injuries

Story by: Kip Owen, M.D. DHR Health Orthopedic Institute As the summer wanes and student athletes return to school, we all become excited about fall sports....

Esophagus Cancer Awareness Month. What is Esophagus Cancer and what symptoms should I look...

By: Dr. Terence Herman at DHR Health Oncology Institute Esophageal cancer begins with growth of cells in the lining of the esophagus that then can...