Mid-Valley Women’s Health and Surgical Arts of Weslaco is home to Obstetrics and Gynecology specialists Dr. Ellen Eye and Dr. Pablo Rivera. The goal of their practice is to provide “the best possible care in a kind and caring office environment” in a compassionate manner while offering a range of services and procedures for the most comprehensive care for each of their patients. Continue readingPosted in Medical
Kind to everyone : Dr. Martha Martinez reflects on 23 years of phenomenal women’s care at Clinica Santa Maria, and the Valley’s littlest patients who benefit the most
What remains at the heart of a practice dedicated to the well-being of all women in the Valley are the cultural ties that make Clinica Santa Maria one of the greatest places for patients and especially the doctors who thrive there, according to Dr. Martha Martinez, a doctor of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
After more than two decades, patients should know that the minute they step foot into Clinica Santa Maria, they can expect to be seen by a doctor who will spend all the time necessary so they make good choices when it comes to their health, according to Dr. Martinez. Continue reading
Spring time is when we reflect upon the renewal of life as we watch the flowers bloom in the Valley. It’s also the time for keeping up with our chores and spring cleaning lists. This spring, renew your life by making sure that taking care of your health is the first item on your to do list. Investing time in your health now will help you to continue with good health in the future.
March is Prevent Cancer Foundation’s National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and National Nutrition Month, supported by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association). Continue reading
HARLINGEN – Dr. Bruce A. Leibert, Director of the Valley Baptist Family Practice Residency Program, has been named the 2011 Physician of the Year for Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen.
Dr. Leibert has led the Family Practice Residency Program since its inception at Valley Baptist in 1996. The program trains family practice doctors, many of whom stay in the Valley and care for Valley patients when they graduate. Continue reading
DOCTOR PERFORMS VALLEY’S 1st SURGERY TO REPAIR URETER USING ROBOT : Robotic surgery at Valley Baptist relieves pain for Valley man; enables faster recovery times for many South Texas patients
HARLINGEN – Dr. Manuel Espinoza, Urologist, has performed the Valley’s first robotic surgery to repair a ureter – a narrow tube which carries urine from the kidneys to the bladder. Following the first surgery, a 64-year-old Valley man said he is now free of pain he has lived with for the past 20 years.
Dr.Espinoza used the da Vinci® robotic surgical system at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen to perform the “pyeloplasty” procedure. Continue reading
Looking to put the problem of diabetes in the Rio Grande Valley into perspective, health experts have estimated that nearly 11 percent of the population, or 120,000 people in South Texas have the disease.
At a summit organized by the South Texas/RGV Diabetes Initiative (STDI) at the University of Texas-Pan American on Jan. 11, a panel of medical professionals and specialists pooled their thoughts to explain just how devastating the disease is in the region. Continue reading
Spring is in the air, and in the Rio Grande Valley, that means that Stock Show time is upon us. Each March, students from across the Valley spend their Spring Break in cowboy boots instead of flip flops as they exhibit their show animals and projects they have worked hard to raise. The Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show & Rodeo has a rich, local history that dates back to a sea of black and white photos on display throughout the show’s time capsule of a museum. You take that past and couple it with how the Show is making waves for the future, and you have an organization centered on down home family values and commitment that extends beyond what you may expect. Continue readingPosted in Business
You may not believe that a boat could float calmly in its slip while 75-mph winds impact the Laguna Madre Bay bringing about large waves, until you see it for yourself. The strength of a 1000-foot breakwater wall surrounding the marina of Puerto del Sol Condominiums keeps the water inside the dock tranquil and serene.
Puerto del Sol is a resort-like community that rests on the bay overlooking views of the South Padre Island skyline. Continue reading
A HEART for people : H-E-B’s support center in Weslaco is the model driving the retail giant’s simple creed; support the community and the rest will follow
There is a bold message located somewhere in every H-E-B throughout Texas and Mexico. Partners (employees) who have spent any length of time with the company call them ‘pillars’, which support the basic tenets of the company including community outreach, great talent, a strong focus on customers and sales growth.
Each plane that makes its landing at Gulf Aviation in Harlingen, in many ways serves as a small symbol of victory. David Garza CEO of Gulf Aviation in Harlingen has overcome numerous obstacles in his quest to establish a successful independent fixed based operation. Continue readingPosted in Business