Tag: VBMC

Patient experience for new moms key to Valley Baptist-Brownsville upgrades

While giving birth to a healthy baby is usually the top priority for moms-to-be, both ambiance and comfort often play large roles in a...

Community organizations support Valley Baptist Health System through donations

For Ethel Carlson, quilting truly is a labor of love. Carlson and her fellow members of Winter Haven Border Quilters used their hard work to...

EDITORIAL: Big boost: Donation to medical school a step toward prominence

America’s most prominent medical schools — the Mayo Clinic, Harvard and Johns Hopkins, for example — are known for more than producing some of...

UTRGV receives $38,000,000 gift from Legacy Foundation

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was given what the school calls a transformative and remarkable gift. During a news conference at the UTRGV...

Importance of cardiac health highlighted during Heart Health Month

HARLINGEN – With February serving as American Heart Health Month, there’s no better time for local residents to take control of their cardiac health. According...

Battle of the Bug

HARLINGEN — “Kachoo!” Oh, no. Another cold? Probably, but don’t rush to take an antibiotic. Self prescribing is not the answer — you could risk building...

Harlingen nurse practitioner, son participate in charity healthcare efforts

HARLINGEN/PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – Even in the best of circumstances, receiving vital medical care isn’t always as simple as paying a visit to a doctor’s...

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...