HARLINGEN, RGV - Dr. Eduardo Flores, a cardiologist with South Heart Clinic in Harlingen, says the Rio Grande Valley region's diet is “terrible.” Flores made his comments during an “after hours mixer” hosted by...
WESLACO, RGV - The goal of Unidos Contra la Diabetes is to reduce the number of new cases of type II diabetes in the next five years. The nonprofit group believes this will result...
WESLACO, RGV - The biggest obstacle to improving healthcare in the Rio Grande Valley is transportation to the offices of a primary care physician or a community clinic, argues a top public health official.
WESLACO, RGV - New data collated from two different sources shows that diabetes is declining slightly in the Rio Grande Valley, even though it is still increasing in Texas as a whole. Dr. Belinda...
EDINBURG, RGV - In our latest podcast on developments at UT-Rio Grande Valley’s School of Medicine, we meet up with Dr. Linda Nelson, senior director for clinical operations at the medical school.  Dr....
My name is Mike Patriarca, senior associate vice president and executive director for UT Health RGV.  First, thank you Dr. (John) Krouse (dean of UT-Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine). One of the primary...
LAREDO, RGV - For the first time in 14 years, public health officials from Mexico will speak at the Border Health Caucus’ annual conference. The conference, now in its 14th year, takes place at...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - A certain type of diabetes and a lack of primary care doctors are among the biggest healthcare challenges in Starr County, according to local physicians. Starr County Industrial Foundation...
EDINBURG, RGV - Dr. Raúl Barreda, M.D., trauma medical director at DHR Health, has made the case for the Rio Grande Valley securing a Level 1 Trauma Center. In May, DHR Health announced it...
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...

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