Should I get a prenatal genetic screening test and what can I expect?

By: Cristela Hernandez, MD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Pregnant women commonly ask their doctor, “Will my baby be healthy?” While the vast majority of babies are born...

What is a stroke and what signs should I look out for?

By: Dr. Atassi Strokes are the number one cause of disability, and the fifth leading cause of death in the United States.  There are two...

Mental Health Across a Lifespan

By: Dr. Jose E. Igoa, Medical Director at DHR Health Behavioral Hospital The relevance of mental health is often reminded to us when we are...

The Symptomatology of Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Overview of Clinical Features

By Dr. Adrian Agapito, Medical Chief at DHR Health Behavioral Hospital What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a biologically based mental...

Does COVID-19 Live on My Groceries?

By Anthony Obinna, RN, BSMT (ASCP), MBA HCA, CIC, Director of Infection Prevention and Control, DHR Health Information on how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) can spread...

Local attorney supports Valley graduates and news media

Dismayed by the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, local personal injury attorney, Jesse Gonzalez, is lending his support to two disparate groups –...

How to Stay Calm and Put Your Child’s Fears at Ease about COVID-19

By Diana Ruiz Elzaim, M.D. F.A.A.P As a pediatrician and mother of two children, I am certain that during the coronavirus (or COVID-19) pandemic many...

How do we protect the RGV community from COVID-19?

By Dr. Marissa Gomez-Martinez, DHR Health Edinburg CISD School Based Health Center There is a lot of uncertainty around COVID-19, including evolving healthcare guidelines, due...

What basic information is important to understand COVID-19?

By: James W. Castillo, M.D. On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019...

What steps can I take to improve my overall kidney health?

By: Dr. Mourad M. Alsabbagh There are several things you can do to keep your kidneys as healthy as possible at every stage of life: ...