It’s somewhat gratifying that Congress and the White House are at least attempting to address the issue of drug costs. It’s simply not right when rising out-of-pocket costs at the pharmacy counter are forcing some Texans to choose between buying...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - Legendary Starr County physician and Baylor College of Medicine Trustee, Dr. Antonio 'Tony' Falcon is set to announce new clinical trials to research Alzheimer’s Disease in his community. Dr. Falcon (pictured above) will be working...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - Governmental bodies in Starr County have given their support for a plan devised by the Starr-Camargo Bridge Company for Mexican nationals to get their Covid-19 vaccinations at the Rio Grande City bridge. The bridge company,...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The new U.S. Ambassador to Mexico says he will ask the White House to get behind efforts to provide Covid-19 vaccines to Mexican nationals at the Roma, Rio Grande City and Brownsville land ports of entry. Ken...
“The greatest wealth is health” is an aphorism that captures the impact of health on our lives and underscores the importance of access to health care for all, regardless of income. It ties-in to the frequently debated question, namely,...
Good morning, everybody.  Chairman Klick, Vice Chair Guerra, members of the committee, thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to testify. My name is Alberto ‘Beto’ Gutiérrez. A real Beto. I was born and raised in Starr County here...
During the past 30 years, most women in the United States have been recommended to have a mammogram every year. We know that mammograms are vital for breast cancer detection, but we still don’t know how often we need...
EDINBURG, Texas - South Texas Health System officials say they are “beaming with pride” after the topping off of a new $100 million, five-story patient tower.  A special ceremony was held to mark the completion of the building's structure, as South...
PHARR, Texas - Rio Grande Valley elected officials say it is unfair to let Europeans who have received a vaccination for Covid-19 enter the United States but not those from Mexico. “Obviously that is not fair. If you are vaccinated,...
Dr. Manish Singh, CEO of DHR Health Thank you, Marissa, and good afternoon everybody. What a momentous day. At the heart of everything here that we do at DHR is our community, the whole Rio Grande Valley. Twenty-four years ago the...

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