Nurse opens health-conscious nopalito food truck in McAllen

The McAllen Food Truck Park is home to numerous vendors specializing in diverse dishes — Venezuelan cuisine, ramen, traditional tacos and more. But one...

Smarter choices leads to weight loss

So, I recently stuck a tube in my mouth and awkwardly breathed into a machine for 10 minutes.As I drooled, the device calculated my...

After setback, health journey back on track

Monday marked two weeks since my last workout after a rough two weeks.Shortly after weighing myself earlier this month, my mother suffered a mild...

An e-book you can work out to

A few months ago David Norec read his book on the importance of exercise and eating healthy to students at Perez Elementary in Mission,...

Steps you can take if suffering from Postpartum Depression

BY LESLEY FRENCH and SONJA GAINESFor many, having a baby is a happy and life-changing occasion. But about 10 to 15 percent of women...

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy a way to treat diabetes

BY DR. JOSE FARIAS and DIANA F. RAMIREZThe air we breathe is made up of 21 percent oxygen, which is enough sustain life on...

The treatment of diabetes through improved quality of sleep

BY NOEL LOPEZ M.D. and DIANA F. RAMIREZMany of my patients are surprised when I prescribe better sleep to treat diabetes. It is an...

Air ambulance takes flight again in Hidalgo County

EDINBURG — A rotor ambulance navigated by GPS and boasting a speed of about 140 miles per hour will again provide air supported emergency...

Update: Monitor reporter down 10 pounds

It’s taken me a month to lose 10 pounds, and I don’t know how to feel about that. I feel like crying and celebrating,...

#healthyrgv: Making healthy substitutions

Editor’s Note: Join Monitor staff writer Daniel A. Flores for candid thoughts and no- bull access on the path to a healthier lifestyle.We’re going...