McALLEN, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley is one of the first stops on a national “Countdown to Get Covered” bus tour and Mimi Garcia is on board. Garcia is Texas state director of Get Covered America, the nation’s leading enrollment...
  EDINBURG, RGV - Executives for five local hospitals have signed a document that supports giving clinics that provide services to the poor 20 percent of the tax dollars raised by a Hidalgo County Health Services District. The executives to sign...
Cancer is the second most common cause of death in Texas adults, and the same is true in the Rio Grande Valley. According to the Texas Cancer Registry Annual Report 2019, an estimated 124,383 new cases...
  There has been much discussion, confusion, and misrepresentations regarding the creation of a healthcare district in Hidalgo County. I would like to offer some clarity and information to help Hidalgo County voters, and the Press, better understand this issue. Why...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Es de vital importancia que todos los residentes del Valle del Río Grande tengan acceso a la atención médica de calidad y asequible. Por eso animo a mis electores a conocer sus opciones bajo la nueva ley de...
McALLEN, RGV - A pillar of the community in the Rio Grande Valley has won a national award from peers in his profession. Dr. Fred Farias, a certified therapeutic optometrist and an optometric glaucoma specialist, was presented with the American...
MCALLEN, RGV - A co-founder of DHR Health says two events held on the same day just across the street from each other can be viewed as significant milestones in the delivery of quality healthcare in the Rio Grande...
On Memorial Day, I had the great honor of presenting a Congressional Gold Medal to a South Texas veteran, who was an Army medic during the Korean War, for his courageous actions in combat. While he served on the front...
EDINBURG, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley region has secured $6 million from the State of Texas to boost efforts to land a Level 1 Trauma Center.  The item was one of the top...
McALLEN, RGV - Demand by applicants wishing to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is so great in the Rio Grande Valley that a call has gone out for more navigators. On Tuesday, the Obama Administration...

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