Featured: CBD Oil, which is short for cannabidiol oil, is a cannabinoid extract that is alleged to have the health benefits of cannabis (e.g. pain relief, easing of inflammation, anxiety management and the treatment of epilepsy) without the psychoactive effects of marijuana, according to the Texas firm of Barnett, Howard & Williams, PLLC, Attorneys and Counselors at Law (bhwlawfirm.com).
Photograph Credit: TheHempOilBenefits.com
Featured, seated, from left: Dr. John H. Krouse, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Dean, UTRGV School of Medicine, recently welcomed Dr. Subhash C. Chauhan, Ph.D. as Founding Director of the South Texas Center of Excellence in Cancer Research and Chair of the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at the UTRGV School of Medicine. Standing are members of Chauhan’s team along with another UTRGV leader, featured from left: Dr. Manish Tripathi; Dr. Andrew Tsin, UTRGV Associate Dean of Research; Dr. Bilal Hafeez; Dr. Meena Jaggi; Dr. Murali Yallapu; and Dr. Sheema Khan. The UTRGV School of Medicine recently welcomed its new cancer immunology team with a signing ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the UTRGV/UT Health RGV Biomedical Research Building, which is located on DHR Health’s South Campus in McAllen.
Photograph Courtesy THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Featured: A layout of the planned $1.25 million City of Elsa Community Trail Park, which received a $500,000 grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, according to Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg. The City of Elsa is part of Canales’ House District 40.
Graphics Courtesy TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION
Featured, from left: Former longtime Edinburg Mayor Joe Ochoa, Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, and Omar Ochoa, the Edinburg City Attorney, in the Edinburg City Council Chamber on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Edinburg City Hall.
Photograph By MARK MONTEMAYOR