RAYMONDVILLE — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
A university-operated clinic in Laguna Vista is closing in December after five years of operation, drawing the concern of residents who say the facility filled a gap in medical care in the Laguna Madre area.
It may be one of the most heartwarming scenes — the sight of the medical staff who nursed babies to health while in a neonatal intensive care unit embracing and being reunited with those children and their families.
EDINBURG — Meredith Gaspar's week didn't start off as planned.
EDINBURG — Ever wanted to feel like Superman? Well, according to a professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, there is a light therapy that improves the body's recovery process by harnessing the power of sunlight without harmful ultraviolet rays.
In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month hospital facilities across the Rio Grande Valley will be offering mammograms at discounted prices.
DHR Health is among the many healthcare and higher education institutions around the nation that are conducting a clinical trial that tests the effectiveness of inhalable insulin for children with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.
By now you've heard about COVID-19 activity reemerging to some significance throughout the country. The Dallas Morning News, for instance, reported earlier this week that Runge ISD outside San Antonio closed through Tuesday after staff members began testing positive for the virus. And now the Texas Health and Human Services department has found that hospitalizations and cases have increased statewide.
If there's a childbirth trend that sets the Rio Grande Valley apart from the rest of the country, it's that diabetes is prevalent here and can complicate pregnancies. And while you may hear about diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity often, medical experts at local healthcare institutions believe one can never be too informed.
It's getting worse.