EDINBURG, RGV - The voters of Hidalgo County will get the chance to create a hospital taxing district to help fund healthcare for the indigent poor and a four-year medical school in November, says state Sen. Juan Hinojosa. The McAllen...
Texas finds itself with a public health system riddled with dangerous gaps and vulnerabilities. The COVID-19 pandemic is a tough lesson on what happens when our state does not have effective policies for the efficient delivery and administration of...
AUSTIN, Texas - Members of the Border Health Caucus say they have not really been listened to in recent legislative sessions but are hopeful that this year things will be different. The BHC is part of the Texas Medical Association...
  We are members of The Rio Grande Valley Coalition for Healthy Children. Our coalition is comprised of a group of pediatric providers who have submitted our concerns to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) with each of the three applications...
The Affordable Care Act (often known as Obamacare or the ACA) passed a milestone recently: it’s been five years since it was signed into law. It went into effect last year, and even five years later, the ACA is still...
McALLEN, RGV - Members of the McAllen/Hidalgo County Tea Party Association say they are deeply disappointed Governor Greg Abbott will not veto a bill they rallied and testified against during the recent legislative session. Speaking on News Talk 710 KURV...
For too long, tens of thousands of veterans who reside in South Texas and Rio Grande Valley have had to travel six or more hours round-trip to receive their care from the Audie Murphy Memorial VA Hospital in San...
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...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has surpassed California in recording the highest number of positive coronavirus tests in the U.S. so far, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. As the coronavirus pandemic surges across the nation, the data from...
WESLACO, RGV - It is not just the false narrative that the Rio Grande Valley is unsafe that is affecting the ability of economic development councils to attract new corporations to the region, says healthcare advocate Salomon Torres. Another factor...

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