Community Health Workers “Promotoras” Quietly Improving Health

BY Lisa Mitchell-Bennett On any given day at a number of churches, parks and community centers around Brownsville and Cameron County, you can find...

Harlingen Medical Center & TSTC host Community Health Walk/Run

HARLINGEN – Education. It prepares the leaders of tomorrow to take-on and overcome the challenges that will improve our community and make for a...

Valley Baptist promotes ‘FAST’ action for American Heart Association

HARLINGEN — The best reaction to assist a possible stroke victim is to follow the FAST acronym that abbreviates “Face. Arm. Speech. Time.”Dr. Ameer...

Mothers, babies get personalized nursing care

HARLINGEN – Rio Grande Valley women are benefitting from a family-centered approach with personalized nursing care when they have their baby at The Women’s...

The Perfect House Salad

Yield: 6 servingsIngredients2 garlic cloves¼ teaspoon coarse salt1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard2 tablespoons honeyFreshly ground black pepper2 tablespoons balsamic or fig vinegar2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive...

Camp Beck with Granola

Yield: 14 servingsPrep: 5 minsCook: 25 minsIngredients3 cups uncooked oats (old-fashioned, not quick)1/3 cup wheat germ1/3 cup sunflower seed kernels1/3 cup chopped almonds1/3 cup...

HamBob’s Angel Biscuits

Yield: 18 servingsIngredients1 cup buttermilk1/8 teaspoon baking soda1 tablespoon active dry yeast1 tablespoon sugar¼ teaspoon salt½ cup warm water (100F to 110F)3 to 3...

Vidalia Onion Bacon Pie

Yield: 8 servingsIngredientsCrust:Cooking spray1/2 cup cornmeal1/2 cup all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 egg2 tablespoons butter2 to 4tablespoons ice waterFilling:1 tablespoon butter3medium Vidalia...

Race continues to concern humanity

BY BILL REAGAN My family has always been proud of our Irish heritage. I’ve often bragged about being 100 percent Irish. Last year, just for...

The Wild Olive Tree

BY LORI MURRAYIf you have done much driving around town in the last few months, you may have noticed some small to medium sized...