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...

High demand for flu shots? Experts hope to avoid ‘twindemic’

By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer October is prime time for flu vaccinations, and the U.S. and Europe are gearing up for what experts hope...

NBICUs at Valley Baptist-Brownsville, Harlingen care for tiny patients

With September serving as Newborn Intensive Care Unit Awareness Month, expectant mothers should know that expert teams at Valley Baptist Health System are standing...

Doctors turn to radio to educate community on dangers of delaying cardiac care

Valley Baptist Physician Network is turning to the radio waves as another means of reaching local residents who are coping with cardiac conditions but...

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...

Health Experts: Flu vaccinations critical as COVID-19 continues into flu season

With the first “cold” front of 2020 already in the books, local residents may be turning to thoughts of pumpkin spice lattes and sweater...

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...

Military medical personnel helped bring cases under control

HARLINGEN — They deployed here in the heat of a crisis, and now soldiers and sailors from across the country are preparing to head...

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...