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Local hospitals seeing rise in RSV cases as winter approaches

South Texas Health System physicians are advising residents to get vaccinated as they begin to see an uptick in cases of respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV.

McAllen hospital names first Latina CEO in its 104-year history

Emma Montes-Ewing grew up in Peru where access to medical care was strictly controlled under a socialized healthcare system. Fast forward several decades, and now she finds herself in America at the head of a local hospital that she wants to help grow and expand its healthcare access to the masses.

STHS opens chemical dependency unit in Edinburg

EDINBURG — South Texas Health System officials along with community leaders and agencies gathered together at STHS Behavioral on Wednesday morning to celebrate the opening of its chemical dependency unit.

Valley medical experts bring implant-based sleep apnea treatment to region

For Dr. Frank Robert Glatz, an ear, nose and throat specialist at South Texas Health System, a new device that is implanted in one’s throat will change the lives of those struggling with sleep apnea.

Children hospitalized in Edinburg treated to Halloween costume party

EDINBURG — Meredith Gaspar's week didn't start off as planned.

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.

Chalk the Walk to sketch hope into hearts of despair in Edinburg

Those struggling with depression may not know it at the time, but help can be just a phone call away. For those struggling with thoughts of suicide, that phone call can be a matter of life or death.

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.

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.