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Local attorney supports Valley graduates and news media

Dismayed by the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, local personal injury attorney, Jesse Gonzalez, is lending his support to two disparate groups –...
Anthony Obinna, RN, BSMT (ASCP), MBA HCA, CIC, Director of Infection Prevention and Control, DHR Health

Does COVID-19 Live on My Groceries?

By Anthony Obinna, RN, BSMT (ASCP), MBA HCA, CIC, Director of Infection Prevention and Control, DHR Health Information on how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) can...
Diana Ruiz Elzaim, M.D. F.A.A.P

How to Stay Calm and Put Your Child’s Fears at Ease about COVID-19

By Diana Ruiz Elzaim, M.D. F.A.A.P As a pediatrician and mother of two children, I am certain that during the coronavirus (or COVID-19) pandemic many...
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What basic information is important to understand COVID-19?

By: James W. Castillo, M.D. On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019...
Dr. Marissa Gomez-Martinez

How do we protect the RGV community from COVID-19?

By Dr. Marissa Gomez-Martinez, DHR Health Edinburg CISD School Based Health Center   There is a lot of uncertainty around COVID-19, including evolving healthcare guidelines,...

What steps can I take to improve my overall kidney health?

Written by: Dr. Mourad M. Alsabbagh There are several things you can do to keep your kidneys as healthy as possible at every stage of...
Dr. Rachel Gelman

How can I improve my vision?

Written by: Dr. Rachel Gelman Let’s start with a healthy lifestyle: Eat right, stay active and get annual physicals and eye exams. Eat real foods...
Dr. Flor Limas

What is the connection between HPV and Cervical Cancer?

Written by: Dr. Flor Limas Prevention and screening are the two most important topics of discussion for Cervical Cancer Awareness. Approximately 14,000 women living in...
Dr. Jose Andres Gonzalez

Is Diabetes mellitus high-risk for amputation?

Written by Dr. Jose Andres Gonzalez Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a high prevalence disease in Rio Grande Valley area. It is associated with lack of...
Dr. Cruz Bernal, M.D.

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room: What’s the Difference?

Written By:  Cruz Bernal, M.D. An illness or injury appears at any time during the day, and is always unplanned.  An accidental cut while making...