Local artist overcomes disability and inspires a community

Posted 12:19 PM 11/24/2020 by John Paul Barajas

After 20 years of being diagnosed with scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease, losing mobility and falling into a deep depression, Gloria Bermea decided to pick up a paint brush.     

"Like Van Gogh says painting your dream is what I want to do... and I'm doing it right (More)


Valley volunteers key part of COVID-19 vaccine research

Posted 9:02 PM 11/23/2020 by Allysa Cole

As pharmaceutical companies raced to develop COVID-19 vaccines, they recruited volunteers for clinical trials.

Massachusetts-based Moderna recruited 30,000 volunteers to test the company's vaccine — including 700 in the Rio Grande Valley.

"We had retirees come out, we had a (More)

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