For valley diabetes patients, taking care of wounds can prevent tragic amputations

HARLINGEN – For diabetes patients in the Rio Grande Valley, taking a few simple steps – such as checking their feet for abnormalities and...

Inpatient rehab services help patients regain sense of well-being, independence

HARLINGEN – An Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen is benefitting patients who are recovering after a stroke, joint replacement surgery, hip...

VBHS urging community to stay safe outdoors as sweltering summer continues

HARLINGEN – While much of the United States was gripped by a short heatwave last week, south Texas residents know that there’s no end...

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...

Doctors calm maternity fears amid pandemic

HARLINGEN — Once again, yes, it’s safe to go to the hospital, when you’re having a stroke, a heart attack or … a baby. Every...

The roles of family dynamics to our mental health

“Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the one’s that accept you for who you are....

Free diabetes walk, screenings: Scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 5 at soccer complex in Harlingen

HARLINGEN — A free “Walk in the Park” Diabetes Walk is scheduled for Saturday, November 5 at 8 a.m. at the Harlingen Soccer Complex...

Going Red for February

BROWNSVILLE & HARLINGEN – The month of February is American Heart Health Month, and the campuses of Valley Baptist Health System will be “dressing...

Valley Baptist-Harlingen working to educate community on dangers of sepsis

HARLINGEN — Sepsis is a medical emergency that kills more than 258,000 Americans each year, but unlike diseases such as cancer that have the...

Dysfunctional parenting: Are we really failing our youth?

“I don’t want my kids to grow up with no father like I did...I would like people to recognize in looking at my story...