EDINBURG, RGV - This week a groundbreaking ceremony with a difference was held in south Edinburg. Instead of picking up a shovel and turning over dirt, VIPs were asked by South Texas Health System executives to don hard hats and...
EDINBURG, RGV – Texas is waiting for final approval to renew a provision that secures federal Medicaid funding, according to a U.S. Representative last week at a healthcare conference in Edinburg. The Border Health Caucus, which is sponsored by the...
EDINBURG, RGV - Doctors Hospital at Renaissance is looking to invest $78 million and create 565 new good-paying jobs over the next five years, according to an economic development specialist. Ramiro Garza, former city manager of Edinburg, made the pitch...
EDINBURG, RGV - On Friday, August 4, the 12th Annual Border Health Conference will be hosted by the Border Health Caucus at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance. The Border Health Caucus is an offshoot of the Texas Medical Association,...
WESLACO, RGV - Participants at an RGV Equal Voice Network seminar on healthcare said their event was being held on a special day – the day a Republican effort to kill off Obamacare spectacularly failed. The dramatic scenes on the...
SAN JUAN, RGV - As a crowd hustles in line, a family of three from Houston, Texas looks through hundreds of free eyeglasses to decide which frames look best on their child at the annual Operation Lone Star event. The...
EDINBURG, RGV - The president of the Texas Medical Association says these are very unsettling times for everyone involved in the healthcare industry. Dr. Carlos Cardenas had a one-hour conversation with Rio Grande Guardian publisher Mark Hanna that was broadcast...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Rose Gomez says the Cameron County Mental Health Task Force is one of the Rio Grande Valley’s best kept secrets. Having recently celebrated their 10th anniversary in April, Gomez, who serves as chairwoman for the organization, wants...
LAREDO, Texas — Current and relevant public health care issues such as the zika, chikungunya viruses, and rickettsia bacterium, were shared and discussed during the 5th Annual U.S.-México Regional Binational Health Conference on Diseases and Emergencies Updates. The event was...
Despite how the popular saying goes, what you don’t know can hurt you. And most people don’t know about the link between certain viruses and cancer. If left untreated, hepatitis B and C and the human papillomavirus (HPV) can lead...

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