National Heart Month

HARLINGEN – One in every four deaths is linked to heart disease. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women.Coronary...

Hospital seeks volunteers to join healthcare team

HARLINGEN – Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others? To help others? To utilize your skillset...

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...

Community organizations support Valley Baptist Health System through donations

For Ethel Carlson, quilting truly is a labor of love. Carlson and her fellow members of Winter Haven Border Quilters used their hard work to...

Valley Baptist participating in clinical trials that may benefit COVID-19 patients

As health officials and local hospitals continue to manage an ongoing surge of COVID-19 patients, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen is participating in a clinical...

The plague on our youth and nation continues

Being a parent is the most difficult job in the world. We give our children good values and teach them virtuous behaviors, with faith...

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...

Sister strives to honor brother’s legacy through faith and dreams

BY A. COLLEEN DeGUZMAN, STAFF WRITER Next year, Shantel Garza will be the age her older brother was when he died after not receiving a heart...

Dentists Who Care receives funding from Harlingen donors

HARLINGEN — A partnership between Dentists Who Care and Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation continues. Executive Director Jacqueline Flores announced in a press release that Valley...

Valley Baptist Health System hosts lunch & learn opportunities for EMS staff

HARLINGEN – A hectic schedule can often get in the way of the goals of living a healthy lifestyle. Hard, stressful work and long hours...