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New Neuro ICU at Valley Baptist improves outcomes

HARLINGEN – People with brain injuries now have access to new treatments thanks to a new unit designed specifically for that purpose.

Despite extensive efforts, Valley again tops most obese list

An annual list of the nation’s most overweight cities was released Monday and, once again, the Rio Grande Valley has topped the list. The McAllen-Edinburg-Mission...

Valley Baptist Health System stresses importance of rapid care during Brain Injury Awareness Month

BROWNSVILLE & HARLINGEN – With March serving as Brain Injury Awareness Month in the United States, local neurological experts are stressing the need for...

Child Life Month highlights importance of making children comfortable during hospital stay

HARLINGEN – Hospitalization can be a stressful event for anyone, but for children, a hospital stay can be especially difficult due to their age, level...

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville to add more locations for screening mammograms

BROWNSVILLE— While the month of October is traditionally known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the need for screening mammograms aimed at early detection and...

Valley cardiologist, surgeon warn about eating habits, sedentary lifestyles amid Heart Month

Heart Month is well underway, and the medical experts at DHR Health in Edinburg are reminding Rio Grande Valley residents to be proactive about...

Importance of heart health highlighted this month

HARLINGEN – With February serving as American Heart Health Month, there’s no better time for local residents to take control of their cardiac health....

Local physicians stress wellness, healthy lifestyle to ward off serious illness

HARLINGEN – As communities throughout the Rio Grande Valley continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, local physicians are encouraging residents to take stock of...

Valley Baptist Health System Micro-Hospital – Weslaco celebrates second anniversary

WESLACO – Two years ago, the Valley Baptist Health System Micro-Hospital – Weslaco opened its doors, ushering in a new model of healthcare delivery...
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