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Juan Joel Garza, M.D., Interventional Cardiologist, Named Chief Medical Officer at Harlingen Medical Center
Jul 12, 2017

Harlingen Medical Center President & Chief Executive Officer, Brenda Ivory, announced that Juan Joel Garza, M.D., Interventional Cardiologist has been appointed to serve as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the nationally recognized and ...

Harlingen Medical Center Opens Newly Constructed, State-of-the-Art Emergency Room
Jun 23, 2017

Harlingen Medical Center opened the doors to its newly constructed, multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art Emergency Room with a Red Ribbon Cutting Ceremony hosted on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the new ER’s Main Entrance Lobby. The nationally ...

Harlingen Medical Center Celebrates Opening of Newly Constructed, State-of-the-Art Emergency Room
Jun 16, 2017

Harlingen Medical Center will celebrate the opening of its new, multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art Emergency Room with a Red Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., at the new ER’s Main Entrance Lobby. The ...

Harlingen Medical Center & Texas State Technical College Host Run/Walk & Education Expo To Bring Awareness to Celiac Disease
May 20, 2017

Have you ever heard of the gluten free diet? Would you like to learn more about the gluten free diet and how it is essential for people with celiac disease? Please join us for the Harlingen Medical Center and Texas State Technical College Celiac ...

Harlingen Medical Center Hosts Community Health Fair With Free Screenings
May 12, 2017

Are you looking for ways to improve your health? Educate yourself on how to live healthier? Perhaps understand how you can ensure to maintain healthy bone structure into your golden years? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, ...

Harlingen Medical Center Offers Life-Saving Mammogram Screenings During Month of May
Apr 27, 2017

Every 19 seconds someone in the world is diagnosed with this potentially deadly disease. In the U.S. alone, one in eight women will be diagnosed with it. But, breast cancer is a disease that can be stopped. Harlingen Medical Center is helping the ...

Harlingen Medical Center Seeks Volunteers To Join Healthcare Team
Apr 20, 2017

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others? To help others? To utilize your skillset and talents? Then, you should contact the Volunteer Services Department at Harlingen Medical Center. The award-winning and ...

Weight Loss Balloon Arrives at The Weight Loss Center at Harlingen Medical Center
Apr 13, 2017

Are you overweight? Are you tired of being overweight? Have you thought about getting surgery to help you lose weight, but, you’re not quite ready to commit to surgery? Then you may want to consider the newest method of weight loss assistance, ...

Wound Care Specialist Treats Diabetes, And Helps Patients Take Back Their Lives
Apr 3, 2017

Living with diabetes can be a challenge. It can impact your life in ways you never imagined – including impeding your mobility; and, more specifically it can affect your feet. People who suffer from diabetes have been known to develop wounds on ...

National Foot Care Awareness Month Observed at Harlingen Medical Center: Diabetic Foot Hygiene, What You Need to Know
Mar 30, 2017

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 ...

Harlingen Medical Center Receives the 2017 Women's Choice Award® One of America's Best Hospitals for Heart Care
Mar 22, 2017

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 Medical Center ...

Donating Blood is Actually Healthy For You: Harlingen Medical Center Hosts Community Blood Drive
Mar 16, 2017

Donating blood is a gift of life for the recipient, but, did you know there are perks to donating blood – for you, the donor? There are! According to medical research, when you donate blood – you increase the blood flow in your body, you ...

Las Vegas speaker / rapper "Dr. Z-Dogg" to headline conference for Valley physicians, health professionals
Mar 7, 2017

Special Event to be held on South Padre Island April 28-29 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 ...

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Harlingen Medical Center GI Laboratory has High Marks for Screenings
Mar 2, 2017

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 ...

Harlingen Medical Center Observes Colon Cancer Awareness Month with Screening and Education
Feb 17, 2017

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% ...

Preventative Screenings Offered at Harlingen Medical Center
Feb 16, 2017

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 ...

Conference for Valley Physicians, Pharmacists, Health Professionals to be held on South Padre Island
Feb 9, 2017

A conference for all South Texas physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, medical students and other health professionals will celebrate its 25 th anniversary this April on South Padre Island featuring a renowned ...

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Harlingen Medical Center GI Laboratory has High Marks for Screenings
Feb 2, 2017

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 ...

Harlingen Medical Center Offers Free Medical Screenings at Annual Healthy Heart Expo
Jan 24, 2017

Heart disease claims the lives of more men and women, in the U.S., than any other disease. It is sometimes referred to as the silent killer, because symptoms are hardly felt until an extreme episode occurs, such as a heart attack or stroke. But, you ...

Harlingen Medical Center Observes National Heart Month With Doc Talk Lectures
Jan 18, 2017

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 ...

Harlingen Medical Center Hosts Support Group To Help Surgical Weight Loss Patients Live Healthier Lives
Jan 4, 2017

Healthy living. Eating right, exercising and maintaining your walk on the path of optimum health. It's not as easy as it sounds for some people. Even for those who have had surgical weight loss (bariatric surgery) as a tool to help catapult them ...

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician To Speak at Harlingen Medical Center Doc Talk Lecture
Jan 3, 2017

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, ...

Harlingen Medical Center Orthopedic Surgeon to Speak About Advancements in Total Knee, Hip & Shoulder Replacement
Dec 21, 2016

If you, or someone you know, experience 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 ...

Harlingen Medical Center Hosts Community Blood Drive to Save Lives
Nov 15, 2016

Employees at Harlingen Medical Center care for patients, and give the gift of life, at the hospital’s quarterly Community Blood Drives hosted in partnership with the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center. The award-winning and nationally ...

NATIONAL STUDY: Prime Healthcare California Hospitals Achieve 87 Five-Star and 14 Specialty Excellence Awards from Healthgrades
Oct 20, 2016

Prime Healthcare's 15 California hospitals have achieved a total of 87 5-star achievements and 14 Specialty Excellence Awards from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions about their care. Prime ...

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