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,...

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...

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...

VBMC medical forensic program advocates for abuse victims

For victims of abuse and domestic violence, the road to healing and justice can be a difficult one to travel, but Valley Baptist Medical...

Annual Neonatal Memorial Services set for Valley Baptist Health System

The grief associated with the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn death, can often be overwhelming. To help families throughout the community process that grief and ultimately heal and recover, each October Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen holds annual memorial services for parents who have experienced such a loss.  This year, the memorial service at Valley Baptist-Harlingen is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. in the Woodward Conference Center near the South Tower Lobby. At Valley Baptist-Brownsville, the service is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. in the historic Herminio and Francisca E. de Yturria Chapel.

New use of technology benefitting cardio patients at Valley Baptist

HARLINGEN —Thanks to the use of upgraded technology, interventional cardiologists at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen are getting a clearer picture than ever when it...

Valley Baptist to raise awareness on weight loss at obesity walk

BROWNSVILLE — In an effort to raise awareness regarding the health impacts obesity in our community, Valley Baptist Health System is sponsoring the annual...

Valley Baptist to inspect car seats on Saturday

HARLINGEN —From daily routine drives to and from school to family vacation road trips, children spend much of their time in the car. Valley Baptist...

Educating community on warning signs during Suicide Awareness Month

HARLINGEN – Because of the stigmas still associated with mental health, suicide is a topic that can be difficult to discuss. However, such discussions are...