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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…

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,…

Award-Winning Emergency Care Available 24/7 in Harlingen

Award-Winning Emergency Care Available 24/7 in Harlingen

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HARLINGEN – As we begin a new year, we are reminded how life can often be unpredictable. When it comes to unexpected injuries or illnesses, it’s comforting to know that award-winning emergency care with experienced board-certified physicians is available 24 / 7 just off the Expressway, at Harlingen Medical Center.…

‘Senior Care’ Helps Ensure Good Stay for Patients at Harlingen Medical Center

‘Senior Care’ Helps Ensure Good Stay for Patients at Harlingen Medical Center

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Harlingen – “Senior Care” at Harlingen Medical Center is a special health and wellness program designed for adults 55 years of age and older, which offers exclusive benefits for members and their family members. “When you’re a patient at Harlingen Medical Center it’s nice to know that you are receiving…

Helping the Homeless & Hungry at Christmas & Throughout the Year

Helping the Homeless & Hungry at Christmas & Throughout the Year

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HARLINGEN – Employees of Harlingen Medical Center have received accolades for many works of charity, including continuous support of a local organization that helps house the homeless and feeds the hungry. On a periodic basis, Harlingen Medical Center makes a donation to Loaves & Fishes of the Rio Grande Valley, and…

Harlingen Medical Center Designated as “Texas 10-Step” Hospital for Promoting Breastfeeding

Harlingen Medical Center Designated as “Texas 10-Step” Hospital for Promoting Breastfeeding

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HARLINGEN – An award-winning Women’s Center at Harlingen Medical Center has been designated as a “Texas Ten Step” program in the effort to promote breastfeeding as the best nutrition for newborn babies. Harlingen Medical Center earned the Texas Ten Step Program facility designation from the Texas Department of State Health…

Free Childbirth Classes Helping Expectant Mothers Prepare for Birth

Free Childbirth Classes Helping Expectant Mothers Prepare for Birth

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HARLINGEN – Expectant parents are finding valuable information to help them prepare for the birth of their baby through free childbirth classes which are held at Harlingen Medical Center. The classes are held on the last Saturday morning of every month, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, in the hospital’s…

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