POSTED: Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 10:40am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:35pm
Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville received a special recognition for specializing in heart stroke cases.
On Wednesday, they accepted a certificate recognizing the hospital as the 1st primary stroke facility in all of South Texas. Heart strokes are the nation's third leading cause of death and Valley Baptist provides a state of the art facility and services. The Texas Department of State Health Services in Austin issued the certificate.