WESLACO, Texas - South Texas Health System has installed a High Resolution 1.2 Tesla Open MRI system at its Emergency Room in Weslaco. A Tesla unit is a measurement of magnetic field strength as it applies to Magnetic Resonance Imaging...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley is going to have to have a lot more COVID-19 vaccines ready once its border bridges are re-opened to Mexican visa holders. This is the view of public policy advocate Ron Whitlock, who...
THE TEXAS TRIBUNE - When Rio Grande Valley retiree Robert Chapa finally got his COVID-19 vaccine in March after months of trying to secure an appointment, it was a nearby school district that came through for him. After a year...
Healthy living and healthy aging. We cannot experience one without the other. For the past 28 years, seniors across the country have observed National Senior Health and Fitness Day on the last Wednesday of May. We get two days...
To waive or not to waive intellectual property rights of vaccines to fight the SARSCoV2 pandemic, specially in hard-hit countries like India… that is the question.  Last May 5, U.S. President Joe Biden announced he would be backing a proposal...
Imagine you need to get somewhere quickly and safely. You call your ride-sharing company who sends Fred Flintstone in his family car. Not what you had in mind and not what you paid for. The Texas Immunization Registry, ImmTrac2,...
EDINBURG, Texas - For the last seven years, South Texas Health System Heart has held its Heroes with Heart 5K to commemorate American Heart Month and encourage the community to focus on their cardiovascular health.  This year the event was...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - When a surplus of COVID-19 vaccines exist in Brownsville, they should be given to Mexican visa holders living in Matamoros.  This is the view of public policy advocate Ron Whitlock and Brownsville licensed real estate broker Larry...
SAN BENITO, Texas - The City of San Benito has moved swiftly to switch from offering the Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine to the one offered by Moderna. A clinic set up in conjunction with the Texas Army National...
PHARR, Texas - Of the 1,170 Rio Grande Valley residents who received their first COVID vaccine shot at Vanguard Academy on Saturday, over 400 were from farmworker families.  La Unión del Pueblo, MHP Salud, and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid made...

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