Tag: VBMC

Flu shots recommended as Valley experiences heightened flu activity

HARLINGEN – While the Rio Grande Valley has experienced unseasonably high temperatures in the last few weeks, one specter of the winter season is...

Valley Baptist Health opens new micro-hospital

WESLACO – In an effort to provide communities of the mid-Valley with enhanced access to nationally recognized and award-winning healthcare, Valley Baptist Health System...

First baby determined to be born New Year’s Day

HARLINGEN — Meet Ethan. He just wasn’t in the mood to wait around for doctors. Rather than wait and get frustrated, he made his debut...

VBMC: Tips for managing stress, healthy eating for the holidays

With busy schedules often packed full of parties, get-togethers and social events, finding time to eat right and choose healthy food options during the...

Organ donation still vital during holiday season

HARLINGEN – The holiday season is often seen as a time for gift-giving. It’s fitting then that local residents take this time to register as...

Consistency, commitment key to fitness-related New Year’s resolutions

It may only be the first week of December, but it’s never too early to think about that New Year’s resolution to get fit...

Valley Baptist support groups navigate grieving process

With November serving as National Home Care and Hospice Month, Valley Baptist Health System continues to offer resources for those in the community who...

Doctor brings advanced procedures to Valley

HARLINGEN — He started out studying plastic surgery. It only made sense. Several of Dr. Ameer Hassan’s relatives were plastic surgeons. But something just wasn’t...

Prostate cancer screenings, men’s health a cocus in November

Movember – It’s a fun take on a very serious issue for men 55 years and older. On the heels of breast cancer awareness month,...

Valley Baptist to host diabetes education events

HARLINGEN –As November and Diabetes Awareness Month approach, Valley Baptist Health System is ramping up its efforts to inform the community on the impacts...