VBMC-Harlingen receives recognition for organ donation efforts

HARLINGEN – For the fourth consecutive year, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen has been nationally recognized for its efforts to help bring the gifts of...

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen utilizing AI in stroke treatment

HARLINGEN – From self-driving cars to millions of web searches every day, artificial intelligence is used in countless applications in everyday life. Now, Valley Baptist...

Valley Baptist-Harlingen receives quality achievement award for stroke care

HARLINGEN — In recognition of its commitment to ensuring that local stroke patients receive high-quality healthcare, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen has received the American...

Valley Baptist Health System volunteers earn recognition for selfless dedication

When patients receive care at the hospital, they typically recognize the doctors, nurses, and therapists that play integral roles in the healing process. But at...

Awareness decal to help officers identify people with special needs

HARLINGEN — Law enforcement officers perform traffic stops every day while on duty. In many ways, it is something that is second-nature to them. However,...

Valley Baptist Health System, community partners hold successful Cereal Drive for Local Food Bank

HARLINGEN –When Valley Baptist Medical Center School of Vocational Nursing Director Janis Baker’s students and educators saw this year’s Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive...

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month

With June officially serving as Men’s Health Awareness Month, there is no better time for men who normally put their own health on the...

Wellness: Alzheimer’s Disease: A most unforgiving disease

Dr. Ralph E. Jones, Special to the Star The following article is written in commemoration of Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Awareness Month, which takes place...

Valley Baptist to host Healthy Over Hungry cereal drive from June 7-14

HARLINGEN –Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen is once again leading a community effort to provide area children and adults struggling with hunger with a healthy...

Wellness: Your Brain and Memory, Or, “Where did I leave those Car Keys?”

Dr. Ralph E. Jones, Special to the Star The month of June is, among other designations, Alzheimer’s disease And Brain Awareness Month. Each year at...