BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilbert Hinojosa says it is a “brilliant” idea to allow Matamoros residents to come over to Brownsville to have their COVID-19 vaccines. Hinojosa, a former Cameron County Judge, said he will take the...
Kudos to the Texas Legislature for their decisive actions this session to rein in pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). Pharmacies statewide worked closely with lawmakers to pass House Bills 1763 and 1919, two measures that preserve patients’ access to affordable,...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - DHR Health is to open a new hospital in Brownsville on the site of the old Brownsville Doctors Hospital. News about the new facility was announced at a news conference held by the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation....
EDINBURG, Texas - Driscoll has been a part of the Rio Grande Valley community for 25 years, with specialty centers in Brownsville, Harlingen and McAllen staffed by Driscoll pediatric sub-specialists and other clinical team members. Now, Driscoll Children’s Hospital Rio...
WESLACO, Texas - South Texas Health System has installed a High Resolution 1.2 Tesla Open MRI system at its Emergency Room in Weslaco. A Tesla unit is a measurement of magnetic field strength as it applies to Magnetic Resonance Imaging...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley is going to have to have a lot more COVID-19 vaccines ready once its border bridges are re-opened to Mexican visa holders. This is the view of public policy advocate Ron Whitlock, who...
THE TEXAS TRIBUNE - When Rio Grande Valley retiree Robert Chapa finally got his COVID-19 vaccine in March after months of trying to secure an appointment, it was a nearby school district that came through for him. After a year...
Healthy living and healthy aging. We cannot experience one without the other. For the past 28 years, seniors across the country have observed National Senior Health and Fitness Day on the last Wednesday of May. We get two days...
To waive or not to waive intellectual property rights of vaccines to fight the SARSCoV2 pandemic, specially in hard-hit countries like India… that is the question.  Last May 5, U.S. President Joe Biden announced he would be backing a proposal...
Imagine you need to get somewhere quickly and safely. You call your ride-sharing company who sends Fred Flintstone in his family car. Not what you had in mind and not what you paid for. The Texas Immunization Registry, ImmTrac2,...

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