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National Foot Care Awareness Month Observed at Harlingen Medical Center: Diabetic Foot Hygiene, What You Need to Know

National Foot Care Awareness Month Observed at Harlingen Medical Center: Diabetic Foot Hygiene, What You Need to Know

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Harlingen – Diabetes. It affects so many people in the Rio Grande Valley. It can affect your health in so many ways – your kidneys, your heart, your vision, and/or your feet. Most podiatrists will agree that you have to take care of your health when you live with this…

Harlingen Medical Center Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care

Harlingen Medical Center Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care

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Honor recognizes comprehensive care to treat heart disease, nation’s leading cause of death in women Harlingen – Harlingen Medical Center has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Harlingen…

Las Vegas Speaker / Rapper “Dr. Z-Dogg” to Headline Conference for Valley Physicians, Health Professionals

Las Vegas Speaker / Rapper “Dr. Z-Dogg” to Headline Conference for Valley Physicians, Health Professionals

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Special Event to be held on South Padre Island April 28-29 Weslaco / South Padre Island – He’s a doctor, a motivational speaker, a singer / rapper, and he’s funny. He’s “Z-Dogg, MD”, also known as Dr. Zubin Damania — and he is coming to the Valley all the way…

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Harlingen Medical Center GI Laboratory has High Marks for Screenings

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Harlingen Medical Center GI Laboratory has High Marks for Screenings

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Harlingen – Prevention is key. And, nowhere is that more affirmed than when you are dealing with your health. That is why Harlingen Medical Center is observing National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, this March, and is encouraging you, and your loved ones, to get screened – via a colonoscopy. The…

Harlingen Medical Center Observes Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Harlingen Medical Center Observes  Colon Cancer Awareness Month

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Harlingen – It is the second cause of cancer related deaths in the U.S. It does not discriminate between male or female. Each year, almost 150,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer. But, did you know that this potentially deadly disease is up to 90% curable if detected and treated…

Preventative Screenings Offered at Harlingen Medical Center

Preventative Screenings Offered at Harlingen Medical Center

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Harlingen – Did you know that every 40-seconds someone suffers a heart attack? Did you know that someone dies every four minutes from a heart attack? The chances of a heart attack occurring can be reduced, if not prevented all together; it can be done. And, it begins with a…

Conference for Valley Physicians, Pharmacists, Health Professionals to be held on South Padre Island

Conference for Valley Physicians, Pharmacists, Health Professionals  to be held on South Padre Island

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South Padre Island – A conference for all South Texas physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, medical students and other health professionals will celebrate its 25th anniversary this April on South Padre Island featuring a renowned motivational speaker and singer / rapper known as “Dr. Z-Dogg”. “We are very excited…

Harlingen Medical Center Observes National Heart Month With Doc Talk Lectures

Harlingen Medical Center Observes National Heart Month With Doc Talk Lectures

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HARLINGEN – One in every four deaths is linked to heart disease. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the most common type of heart disease affecting Americans right now. More than 700,000 Americans will have a heart attack this…

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician To Speak at Harlingen Medical Center Doc Talk Lecture

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician To Speak at Harlingen Medical Center Doc Talk Lecture

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HARLINGEN – Do you suffer from aches and pains on your neck, shoulders, lower back; dealing with spinal cord injuries? If you are, then you should know that there are medical treatments that may be able to keep you out of the surgery room. Dr. Cynthia A. Garcia, a Physiatrist,…

Harlingen Medical Center Orthopedic Surgeon to Speak About Advancements in Total Knee, Hip & Shoulder Replacement

Harlingen Medical Center Orthopedic Surgeon to Speak About Advancements in Total Knee, Hip & Shoulder Replacement

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HARLINGEN – If you, or someone you know, experiences pain when you walk, cannot bend your knee or at the hip, experience knee, hip, or shoulder pain while you rest, you are not alone. More than half a million Americans are expected to undergo a joint replacement in 2017, and,…