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Two years after Hurricane Harvey soaked drywall, ripped holes in roofs and flooded petrochemical plants, experts are still teasing out the ways the storm made survivors sicker.

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After 64 years as an independent practice, Victoria Surgical Associates will become a part of Citizens Medical Center, reflecting a nationwide trend as independent physician groups increasingly consolidate with hospitals.

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The Texas Medical Board ordered a former Victoria doctor to be evaluated by a psychiatrist after concluding that the physician had sexual relationships with four patients and prescribed them controlled substances, according to an order made public Tuesday.

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Citizens Medical Center is hiring four new surgeons who will form the new surgical practice Citizens Victoria Surgical Associates.

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My oldest child just started her senior year of high school, so we are in full college application mode at our house.

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A Victoria man who has been sick since March remains undiagnosed, as doctors across Texas struggle to figure out what is impairing his ability to breathe.

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The Texas Medical Board reversed an earlier decision that stripped a former Victoria doctor of his medical license, instead vacating its earlier order and clearing the doctor.

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Soiled bunker gear was once worn back to fire stations with little concern, but departments across the country, including Victoria departments, are drastically changing how gear is cleaned and handled in efforts to prevent cancer.

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Sun protection is essential to skin cancer prevention. About 90% of non-melanoma skin cancers and about 86% of melanomas are associated with exposure to UV radiation from the sun. There are several ways to protect yourself, including wearing protective clothing and sunglasses, using sunscree…

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Many years ago, my girls and I went Christmas caroling with several families from our church at some smaller Alzheimer’s patient living facilities. At one facility, we noticed that many of the residents had baby dolls, even cribs and changing tables for the dolls. My daughters were very intr…

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The region’s mental health authority will end its day habilitation program for adults with developmental disabilities at the end of the month.

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John Lamas received his first professional haircut Thursday morning. His mom, 39-year-old Joanie Martinez, has attempted to trim his hair at home but said her son, who has autism and ADHD, would scream throughout the process.

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When it comes to chronic health diseases, some are associated with genetics or family history and others with lifestyle choices. Type 2 diabetes usually is associated with the behavioral choices that we make in our lives.

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Summertime heat in Texas leads many of us to the coast for some fun in the sun and marine time. Summer weather also brings higher risks for marine water-related infections, including Vibrio bacterial infections, a common bacteria naturally found in coastal waters.

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So you want a puppy or a kitten but don’t know the importance of having them neutered or spayed or even what the appropriate age is. In this column, I am going to go over the benefits of neutering or spaying your pet. There are health benefits that will help extend your pet’s life as well as…

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