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HARLINGEN – As we begin a new year, we are reminded how life can often be unpredictable. When it comes to unexpected injuries or...

Mental Health and Emotional Trauma: PTSD and our Valley Populous

Part IRalph E. Jones, Ph.D. LPC;Juan Hernandez, M. Ed., LPCThere are many that are living with emotional trauma in their lives; and for many...

Customized Kitchen Garden

BY Lauren OlbeterIf you’ve thought about growing your own produce but haven’t gotten past the first steps toward making it happen, you may just...

Valley Baptist Health System offers tips to keep kids safe as summer break continues

HARLINGEN – School is still out for the summer, and from pool parties and long days at the beach, to backyard barbeques and long...

Quinta Mazatlán to host Creative Garden Design workshop

Join us for a morning garden workshop designed to help you create a small native garden at your home or business on Saturday, Sept....

Back yard Hugelkultur

BY Story and Photos JIM COLGLAZIER InternWikipedia defines Hugelkultur as a German word meaning mound culture or hill culture. A Hugelkultur is constructed by...

Breastfeeding: A ‘miracle’ drug

A well-known fact in the field of public health is the key role a mother plays in maintaining the health of her family, and...

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks roll into the Valley

Christian Norman evolved from sitting in a fan’s seat to the driver’s seat –– of a 10-foot high and 12-foot wide monster truck. As a Hot Wheels Monster Truck driver, steering the gigantic automobiles has been a dream of his since long before he could see above a dashboard. The Florida native remembers how wonderstruck he was while watching Bigfoot, the famed monster truck, on television at age 4. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Health and Wealth Part II

Jose and Ana have dreamed of owning a home for years. As their three children become teenagers, their cramped living in a two-bedroom trailer...

‘Healthy by the Holidays’

HARLINGEN/BROWNSVILLE — With the end of 2017 fast approaching, Valley Baptist Health System has scheduled a number of seminars to help the community take...