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AUTISM

AUTISM Having its onset in early childhood, usually before the age of 3 years, autism spectrum disorders (ASD), or autism, is a common brain disorder that af...

Thriving During and After Cancer Treatment

Being declared cancer-free is something to celebrate. But for many patients, that milestone comes with a mix of emotions – joy, anger, relief, sadness, confusion, and even guilt. Transitioning from patient to survivor is not a destination. Rather, it is the beginning of a new normal. By Guillermo Lazo, MD
Big plans for a heart-healthy Valley

Big Plans for a Heart-Healthy Valley

Big Plans for a Heart-Healthy Valley With the addition last year of a second full-time Rio Grande Valley pediatric cardiologist, the Driscoll Health System – Pediatric Cardiology clinic, located at Driscoll Children’s Medical Plaza-McAllen, has big plans to help improve the quality of life for the children and parents of the Rio Grande Valley.

Health Alert

Diabetes Diabetes Affecting Many Latinos/HispanicsHispanic Family measuring glucose Diabetes Mellitus (Type II) is one of the most serious health problems fa...
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New Ways to Find the Oldest Disease

New Ways to Find the Oldest Disease Is cancer caused by our modern lifestyle? Or have humans virtually always had cancer? Researchers continue to seek answers, and in fact, British scientists recently found a 3,000-year-old skeleton with soft tissue cancer tumors throughout the body. In any case, it’s clear that modern medicine and science have dramatically improved our ability to fight, and detect early this ancient disease.
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