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Norma Garcia, DO DHR Health Women’s Hospital

I have COVID-19, is it safe to breastfeed?

By: Norma Garcia, DO DHR Health Women’s Hospital Based on what we currently know, pregnant women may be at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19...
Norman Ramirez, M.D., F.A.C.C. DHR Health Structural Heart, Valve and Endovascular Institute

Is open heart surgery my only treatment option for structural heart disease?

By: Norman Ramirez, M.D., F.A.C.C. DHR Health Structural Heart, Valve and Endovascular Institute Structural heart disease refers to diseases involving the actual structure of the heart,...
Sergio Rodriguez, MD DHR Health Hand and Wrist Institute

How do I know if I have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? What signs and symptoms...

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 body....
Dr. Carlos Ballesteros, OBGYN DHR Health Women’s Hospital

What to Know About Pregnancy & COVID-19

By: Dr. Carlos Ballesteros, OBGYN DHR Health Women’s Hospital The pandemic has been the source of anxiety over the past several months, especially among pregnant women...

DHR Health launches “DHR Digital Health” to the Rio Grande Valley

DHR Digital Health offers confidential videoconferencing appointments to the community. Edinburg, Texas – DHR Health has developed DHR Digital Health, a dedicated telemedicine division to...
Rama Behara D.O., M.S. DHR Health Gastroenterology

Coronavirus and GI Symptoms: What to Know

By: Rama Behara D.O., M.S. DHR Health Gastroenterology With the dramatic rise of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) in the Rio Grande Valley, there is certainly a high level...
Sohail Rao, MD, MA, DPhil President and CEO, DHR Health Institute for Research and Development

What is convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19?

By: Sohail Rao, MD, MA, DPhil President and CEO, DHR Health Institute for Research and Development There has been a recent increase in SARS-CoV-2 (virus that...

What is Telemedicine?

By:  Cruz Alberto Bernal, M.D. When you are feeling under the weather or have questions about your health, telemedicine is an option. Telemedicine enables you to...
Jorge A. Montes, MD

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

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...

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

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