What is convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19?

By: Sohail Rao, MD, MA, DPhil President and CEO, DHR Health Institute for Research and Development There has been a recent increase in SARS-CoV-2 (virus that...

What are the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation?

By: Hector Soto, M.D. After suffering a heart attack or being diagnosed with heart failure, patients may feel overwhelmed and confused on what they can...

I don’t have any family history of colorectal cancer or of colorectal polyps. Should...

By: Dr. Rama Behara Recently, I was in clinic when a young, fit 51-year-old-male (we’ll call him Joe) presented as a referral for colon cancer...

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 –...

What is the connection between HPV and Cervical Cancer?

By: Dr. Flor Limas Prevention and screening are the two most important topics of discussion for Cervical Cancer Awareness. Approximately 14,000 women living in the U.S....

Luxury maker Acura making Big Plans for South Texas High Society

When the August rumor from Dallas Morning News broke that American Honda maybe eyeing property in the DFW area for their new headquarters the...

What constitutes negligence?

In order to win a negligence case, the injured person (the plaintiff) must prove four elements to show that the accused (the defendant) acted...

I just turned 50. Should I be screened for colorectal polyps or colorectal...

By: Dr. Henry Herrera Absolutely! To explain, let’s begin by talking about what cancer is. Basically, cancer happens when cells in the body start to...

How can I prepare for a LASIK evaluation?

By: Dr. Pankaj G. Shah If you decide to undergo LASIK surgery, you will need an initial or baseline evaluation by your eye doctor to...

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...