ALAMO, RGV - South Texas Health System hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction of its newest location in Alamo. Named STHS ER Alamo, the 10,000-square-foot facility will provide 24-hour emergency care service to residents in the area. Construction...
MCALLEN, RGV - Texas A&M University will soon launch the nation’s first engineering and medicine program. Dr. Carrie Byington, dean of the Texas A&M College of Medicine, gave a presentation during a luncheon hosted by Texas A&M and the McAllen...
MCALLEN, RGV - Texas A&M’s Working on Wellness Program conducted an initial assessment of the Rio Grande Valley and found that approximately 52 percent of the census tracts in the four-county region can be described as food deserts. As defined...
EDINBURG, RGV - South Texas Health System is to change the name of its medical centers in the Rio Grande Valley. For example, Edinburg Regional Medical Center will be called STHS Edinburg, Edinburg Children’s Hospital will be called STHS Children’s,...
MCALLEN, RGV – If elected Hidalgo County Judge, Eloy Pulido would restore the $6.5 million Commissioners Court cut from indigent healthcare spending. Critics say the funding was cut from $12 million to $5.5 million in order to save money for...
EDINBURG, RGV - Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System and the Renaissance Cares Foundation held a ceremony honoring Kevin C. Moriarty, founding president and CEO of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, as he heads into retirement. After 21 years...
MCALLEN, RGV - If UT-Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine is keen to recruit a top researcher and his or her research team, it may soon have additional funding to make it happen. The City of McAllen is to set...
Rural communities represent a lot of Texas values. Whether we are working the land or serving the community in other ways, our neighbors in other parts of the state always look to us for the compass when it comes...
AUSTIN, Texas - State Rep. R.D. 'Bobby' Guerra has been appointed to the newly-established Task Force of Border Health Officials by Texas House Speaker Joe Straus. The task force was set up by the Legislature earlier this year. Senate Bill...
The Rio Grande Valley is often referred to as one of the fastest growing regions in the state. Whether it's our bolstering economy, the rising population, or the emergence of more educational opportunities, there's no question that the Valley has...

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