Valley Baptist Diabetes Centers offer hope, education to Valley patients

It is a disease with symptoms that often begin so mildly that it can go unnoticed for years. Left untreated and unchecked, diabetes can ravage...

Valley Baptist continues to promote stroke education on World Stroke Day

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

Valley Baptist Abuse Response Team serves as advocate for Valley’s vulnerable

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

Valley Baptist highlights importance of mammograms

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Valley Baptist Health System is raising awareness throughout the Rio Grande Valley community about prevention and treatment. In...

Spreading awareness: What you should know about breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month across the world. Detecting the cancer early improves the odds of survival and can ultimately prevent more extensive...

Health officials bracing for flu season; Warn COVID-19 mix could tax hospitals

HARLINGEN — When the pandemic broke out here, Rene Perez began charting jumps in ambulance calls as the coronavirus mixed with the flu season. Last...

Families urged to continue COVID precautions as children return to school

With children throughout the Rio Grande Valley returning to in-person classroom instruction, local healthcare providers are urging the community to continue to utilize best...

CDC offers tips on continuing to take precautions against COVID-19

As the numbers of patients hospitalized with severe cases of COVID-19 continue to drop throughout the Rio Grande Valley, local health experts are urging...

Child vaccinations plummet: Health chief says get the kids immunized now

Cameron County children are way behind on their shots, probably because their parents are wary of going to doctors offices and clinics because of...

Valley Baptist educates community on dangers of Sepsis

HARLINGEN & BROWNSVILLE — Sepsis is a medical emergency that kills nearly 270,000 Americans each year, but unlike diseases such as cancer that have the...