What is an abdominal hernia and what can I expect if I need surgery?

By: Dr. Carlos Garcia-Cantu, Chief of Staff at DHR Health In general, an abdominal wall hernia is a bulge or lump through an opening in...

My family member has Alzheimer’s, what changes should I expect as the disease progresses?

By: Fructuoso Irigoyen, MD, DLFAPA DHR Health Behavioral Hospital Alzheimer’s disease characteristically progresses very slowly. In most cases it is not possible to see changes...

Is there a connection between diabetes and heart health?

By: Dileep Menon Since diabetes is a condition that leads to narrowing of the blood vessels in every part of the body, people with diabetes often...

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...

When should my child first visit a dentist?

By: Krystle Garza, DDS Taking care of our little ones teeth’s as soon as they erupt is essential for the prevention of dental disease.  It is...

Ovarian Cancer: What are the symptoms and risk factors?

By: Lyuba Levine, MD DHR Health Women’s Institute Ovarian cancer is when abnormal cells in the ovary begin to multiply out of control and form...

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...

What should I look for when choosing a LASIK surgeon?

Choosing the right surgeon is perhaps the most important decision you will make when considering the LASIK procedure. Having a surgeon you can trust...

Will I Know When It’s Time for Cataract Surgery?

By: Jorge A. Montes, MD The quick answer is yes!  First we need to know what a cataract is and how it impacts one’s life...

How do I choose the right personal injury lawyer for my case?

Hiring the right person to handle your case doesn’t have to be complicated, but it does require some due diligence. I recommend people start...