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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...

What are the most common types of skin cancer? What are the warning signs?

By Dr. Jose Cruz DHR Health Oncology Institute One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. There are three major types...

What is gynecological robotic surgery and am I a good candidate?

By Dr. Rene Luna, Medical Director, DHR Health Women’s Hospital Institute for Robotic Surgery Women who suffer from heavy periods, large cysts in their ovaries,...

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...

Why is maintaining my cholesterol important for my heart health?

By Dr. Michael Seawell DHR Health Heart Institute Treatment of high cholesterol is one of the most easily modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease, along with...

Headaches: An Overview

Tips for Understanding and Combatting Head Pain from a Pain Medicine Specialist Nearly everyone has experienced the discomfort of a headache. In fact, according to...