BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Work colleagues and friends have spoken of their admiration for Dr. Joseph B. McCormick, who is stepping down as regional dean of UTHealth’s School of Public Health in Brownsville. Dr. Belinda Reininger, who will attempt to fill...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Dr. Joseph B. McCormick, the regional dean of The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston’s School of Public Health in Brownsville, is stepping down.  But, as he and his colleagues said at a fiesta held...
Last winter’s flu season was a rough one, dominated by a particularly troublesome virus strain. But it did not have to be nearly as deadly as it was. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that more...
Fifteen years ago this fall, Texas voters did something truly dramatic. They approved a constitutional amendment that limits non-economic damage awards in lawsuits against doctors and hospitals. The reason for doing so was painfully obvious: Jury awards for subjective harm,...
One of south Texas “Valley’s” most proactive citizens, Dr. Ann Millard, retired. But has she, really?  She celebrated with students and friends from Texas A&M, McAllen campus, September 22, 2018, in Edinburg, Texas. The scene was a veritable United Nations...
EDINBURG, RGV - Back in June, the Rio Grande Guardian had a LIVE at Bob’s show about the 2018 RGV to DC trip. One of the guest speakers was UT-Rio Grande Valley Vice President Veronica Gonzales, who participated on the...
The time to invest in emergency preparedness and our trauma network and infrastructure is now. At the time of writing this, there are numerous weather events in the Atlantic Ocean, including Hurricane Florence which threatens the Carolinas with the loss...
EDINBURG, RGV - The Texas House of Representatives Human Services Committee will host a public hearing at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. During the hearing, which starts at 8:30 a.m., members of the committee...
MCALLEN, RGV - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a “red flag” warning for the Rio Grande Valley because the region has the highest rates of liver cancer in the nation. In response, the new DHR Health...
LAGUNA VISTA, RGV - Laguna Vista City Manager Rolando Vela says a new primary care clinic that UT-Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine will unveil this week has already saved a life. Participating in a Rio Grande Guardian 'livestream' on Facebook,...

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