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What are common neurosurgical conditions that occur in children?

By: Dr. Michael Burke The most common neurosurgical conditions that occur in children generally fall into three categories: spina bifida, hydrocephalus (water in the brain) and...

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez: USMCA is an incomplete deal

As we begin a new decade, I was struck by the recent news of an American family that was returning to the United States...

New Year, New You…

By: Dr. Michael Martinez As a bariatric and metabolic surgeon, I look forward to discussing health goals with the community and my patients, especially at the...

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room: What’s the Difference?

By:  Cruz Bernal, M.D. An illness or injury appears at any time during the day, and is always unplanned.  An accidental cut while making dinner,...

Is Diabetes mellitus high-risk for amputation?

By: Dr. Jose Andres Gonzalez7 Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a high prevalence disease in Rio Grande Valley area. It is associated with lack of normal...

What are conditions that may affect your breasts and treatments available?

By Dr. Lisa Chapa “You have breast cancer.” Those are the words no woman wants to hear. It’s one of the reasons so many women...

Am I at risk for a heart attack and what are some of the...

By: Dr. Hector Soto A heart attack is usually caused by the rupture atherosclerotic plaque, or a cholesterol plaque, that has formed in one of...

Acura of the Rio Grande Valley Hosts Fashion Fest 2019

Acura of the Rio Grande Valley entered the Holiday Season with a bang in the late November by first hosting the Valley Symphony Orchestra...

COMMENTARY: Our Pilgrim’s pride

What has become of our Pilgrim’s pride? What has become of the quest for the emancipation of the human mind and heart and soul?...

COMMENTARY: Recalling presidents past

Last month I heard the president of the United States speak at a Make Attorneys Get Attorneys rally. It was frightening and disgusting. But...