EDINBURG, RGV - South Texas Healthcare System recently opened their fourth free-standing emergency room facility on McColl Road in Edinburg. By the end of the year, STHS will open two more. Conrad Brown, system director of the free-standing emergency department...
EDINBURG, RGV - Doctors Hospital at Renaissance sees approximately 50,000 patients every year at its current Imaging Center. With the opening of the new imaging facilities, they hope that number will double. DHR recently opened its new Health Imaging Center...
MCALLEN, RGV - Based on this year’s KIDS COUNT Data Book, Texas is ranked 43rd in the U.S. on the overall well-being of children. Every year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks each state on the overall well-being of...
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...
EDINBURG, RGV - Former Congressman Rubén Hinojosa has suggested a workshop of state legislators and stakeholders be convened to see if drafting in Starr County could help secure a “yes” vote for a healthcare district in Hidalgo County. Under such...
AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Robert David Martinez, M.D., of Mission, Texas, to the Texas Medical Board for a term set to expire on April 13, 2019. The board regulates the practice of medicine in Texas.  Martinez is...
EDINBURG, RGV - The incredible impact healthcare and bioscience industry has had on the San Antonio economy will also occur in the Rio Grande Valley, says Dr. Carlos Cardenas, chairman of Doctors Hospital at Renaissance. Cardenas, immediate past president of...
EDINBURG, RGV - Delicious food and scintillating conversation will be served at Bob’s Steak & Chop House in Edinburg on Tuesday. The Rio Grande Guardian is kicking off its twice-monthly Live @ Bob’s series on June 12 with special guest,...
WESLACO, RGV - An associate professor at the Texas A&M School of Public Health campus in McAllen gave the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council an update on the level of diabetes in the region. Ann Millard said one of...
“Sweet Killer” (Diabetes Mellitus). Seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Texas, so obese (eighth among the states), should be “NUMBER ONE,” right? Well, no. Not in this case. In the diabetic ranking of states, Texas is not...

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