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Prostate cancer screenings, men’s health a cocus in November

Movember – It’s a fun take on a very serious issue for men 55 years and older. On the heels of breast cancer awareness month,...

Harlingen High falls to Edinburg High

By CLAIRE CRUZ, SPECIAL TO THE STAR The final score of Tuesday night’s contest between Edinburg and Harlingen High reflects a tale of two halves. Though...

Veteran scholar

By VICTORIA BRITO MORALES, Special to the Star HARLINGEN — As Veterans Day approaches, one UTRGV student can celebrate being the recipient of the Veteran of...

McHi ends South’s season with area victory

By CLAIRE CRUZ, Special to the Star HARLINGEN — A little adversity didn’t stop the favored McAllen High Lady Bulldogs as they faced off with the...

VBMC-Harlingen earns top grade in patient safety from Leapfrog Group

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen received an “A” rating in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2019 Safety Score, demonstrating the hospital’s commitment to delivering safe, high-quality...

Valley Baptist to host diabetes education events

HARLINGEN –As November and Diabetes Awareness Month approach, Valley Baptist Health System is ramping up its efforts to inform the community on the impacts...

Confederate Rose

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist The plant we call Confederate Rose is not a native of the South nor is...

TxDOT to close part of Spur 54 starting today

Drivers who use Spur 54 near Sam’s Club and Bass Pro Shops will be detoured starting today. The Texas Department of Transportation will close the...

UTRGV’s Sigma Delta Pi chapter honored for outstanding activities in Spanish-language studies

By Priscilla Ramirez, Special to the Star The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society has named UTRGV’s Alpha Alpha Iota Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi an...

Valley Baptist promoting stroke education on World Stroke Day

HARLINGEN – As World Stroke Day – observed on Tuesday, October 29 – fast approaches, Valley Baptist Health System is encouraging the community to...