Living Independently

For many individuals the concept of Living independently is taken for granted. But, for a great number of individuals with significant disabilities the concept...

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...

Healthier lifestyle

HARLINGEN – For Valley residents looking for options to lose weight during the new year, Valley Baptist Medical Center holds free “Introduction to Medical...

Drug and Alcohol Abuse: Debunking the Myths: Part II

Last week I began an article concerning Drug and Alcohol Facts, in celebration of the upcoming Drug and Alcohol Facts Week to be held...

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...

New psychiatrist to discuss depression

HARLINGEN — Dr. Robert S. Guevara, Psychiatrist and Medical Director for Valley Baptist Behavioral Health Services, will speak on “Depression: Knowing When to Get...

Drug and Alcohol Abuse: Debunking the Myths: Part I

In preparation for the National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, January 25th through the 31st, we bring to mind the myths, misconceptions, and the...

Surgical Weight Loss Program to offer information

HARLINGEN – Losing weight. It is not an easy task to accomplish. It takes a sincere commitment, on your behalf, to eat healthier, exercise,...

Dr. Todd Shenkenberg named Physician of the Year

HARLINGEN – Dr. Todd Shenkenberg, Oncologist, has been named the 2015 “Physician of the Year” for Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen.Since coming to the Valley...

Keeping our compass heading true in the New Year ahead

“Ring out the false, ring in the true.”Alfred Lord TennysonWhile thinking about writing this article, I reminisced about my flying days in the Air...