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Valley hospitals are dropping mammogram prices for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month hospital facilities across the Rio Grande Valley will be offering mammograms at discounted prices.

DHR Health participating in clinical trial for inhalable insulin

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.

Hidalgo County sees uptick in COVID-19 activity as cases rise across Texas

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.

Baby bump event in Edinburg to explore Valley childbirth trends

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.

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville seeks photos for centennial celebration

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville is celebrating 100 years since its founding as Mercy Hospital in 1923 by assembling a historical wall about hospital through the years.

STHS ranks 29th in Texas, no. 1 in Valley on coveted hospital list

The U.S. News & World Report recently named South Texas Health System among the best regional hospitals in Texas for the second year in a row, STHS said in a news release Tuesday.

Cameron County gets healthcare grant to train technicians

Workforce Solutions Cameron announced that it received a $150,000 Texas Industry Partnership grant through the Texas Workforce Commission, along with a $150,000 match from a private industry partner, to train people for healthcare jobs locally.

Damar Hamlin, RGV athletes’ injuries prompt partnership between DHR Health, athletic trainers

EDINBURG — When Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin went down with cardiac arrest during a Monday Night Football game on Jan. 2, all eyes were on the Bills' athletic trainers.

Exoskeleton helps DHR Health earn Texas’ only ‘Center of Excellence’ nod

DHR Health celebrated Wednesday as it became the only healthcare facility in Texas, and fifth in the nation, to be named a “Center of Excellence” for its wearable and robotic exoskeleton.