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May 2011

Your Local Source to Health...

Health Care Guide for the Entire Family... • • • • • • • •

Cardiology Chiropractic Dental Elderly Living Eye Care Fitness Health Family Medicine Geriatrics

“Drive a little, to save a lot at Alice Chevrolet”

2250 E. Main St. • Alice

Toll Free: (888) 374-6150

• Home Health • Medical Equipment • OB/GYN • Pediatric Dentistry • Skin Care • Supplements ...and lots more

Nurse’s Week May 6th - 12th

Remember to Thank Your Nurse.

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NEW STANDARD OF CARE AT DEL CIELO: Medical History Bracelets for Home Health Patients

This Computerized Medical History Bracelet Could Save Your Life!

Call Del Cielo today to get yours:

(361) 664-3484 301 E. First Street, Suite A, Alice, TX 78332

5350 S. Staples Street, Suite 125 Corpus Christi, TX 78411 (361) 814-4500 Fax: (800) 779-0544

301 E. First Street, Suite A Alice, TX 78332 (361) 664-3484 Fax: (800) 783-5718

3218 S. Sugar Road Edinburg, TX 78539 1-866-781-7400 Fax: (956) 384-9294

Thank you for a great and successful first year! Complete medical care for you and your entire family. Home Visits - Accepting New Patients Home-bound Office Visits - Accepting New Patients, Walk-ins Welcome

Medicare and most insurance plans accepted. Board Certified in Family Medicine, specializing in preventative medicine and skin disorders. “Health Care is ever changing and evolving. Through the changes we must never lose sight of what is truly important, and that is the health and well-being of our patients.”

Skin Cancer

(Biopsy and Treatment)

Eusebio M. Montejo

M.D., Inc.

• Eczema • Psoriasis • Acne • Diabetes • Hypertension • High Cholesterol and more.....

Call for your appointment:

361-668-9600 315. 5th Street Alice, TX 78332

Struggling with Diabetes? Want Control?

Innovative Diabetes Testing Made Easy Features: • Glucose Oxidase System

• 250-test memory

• Auto coding

• Time and date stamp

• 0.5 µL sample size

• 14 or 30-day average

• 7 second test time

• Plasma referenced results

• Highly Accurate¹

• Multiple Meter Colors

• Alternate site testing

• Five year warranty

FREE Glucocard Meter and Wellness Kit

With Diabetes Testing Strip order paid for by Medicaid and Medicare.

Locally Owned & Operated Since 1995

(361) 664.0991 • 717 N. Flournoy Rd. Alice, TX

e.... in your home, or on the feld” c f f o e h t t place a k r o w ce to a l p h birt m o r “F

Travel Vaccine Specialist Designated Yellow Fever Vaccination Center by The Texas Department of Health

Yellow fever is a serious disease caused by the yellow fever virus. It is found in certain parts of Africa and South America.

Yellow fever is spread through the bite of an infected

Health Care Services • Family Medicine • OB/GYN • Pediatrics • General Medicine • Sports Medicine • Adolescent Medicine • Geriatrics • Occupational / Industrial Medicine • Workers’ Compensation

mosquito. It cannot be spread person to person by

• Automobile Injuries

direct contact. People with yellow fever disease

• Minor Surgery

usually have to be hospitalized.

• Vasectomies • Laboratory Services

Yellow fever can cause:

• Drug Screening - DOT/NON-DOT

• fever and flu-like symptoms

• Breath Alcohol Testing

• jaundice (yellow skin or eyes) • bleeding from multiple body sites • liver, kidney, respiratory and other organ failure • death (20% - 50% of serious cases)

• Bone Density / Osteoporosis • X-Ray • Audiogram • PFT / Spirometry • EKG • Stress Testing • Ultrasound • Executive Employment Physicals • Pre-Employment Physicals • Sports Physicals


Workers’ Compensation

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“Because family medicine isn’t just a practice, it’s a commitment.”

Alejandro Lopez, Jr. M.D., P.A. • Board Certified Family Practice • Board Certified Sports Medicine

Traditional Family Practice Including OB/ GYN and a Comprehensive Occupational & Sports Medicine Clinic

A Proud Part of the Coyote Experience

201 Mariposa Drive, Alice, TX

361-664-8811 361-664-8816

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GRIP! A GET Sports Nutrition & More ATOMIC BURN

One Stop for all your Fitness Needs • Personal Fitness Training • Free Weights • Cardio Equipment • Weight Machines • Zumba

Personal Trainer

• Aerobics • Tanning • Energy and Protein Drinks

Steps Aerobics

Zumba & Zumba Toning

$5 Walk-In

$5 Walk-In Tricia Pakebusch


Zumba with Julie Monday & Thursday 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Only $35

Mari Oaks

10% OFF Coupon Expires 5/31/11

• Boost Energy Levels • Curb Your Hunger • Fast Weight Loss

1814 E. Main • Alice • (361) 396-1400

EJ Gonzalez EJ Gonzalez

$25 Month Personal Trainers Julie & Joanna

$35 Month

$25 Month $5 Walk-In

1501 E. Main Street • Alice, TX • 361-668-0029

g for Our Community n i r a C d n a g Helpin al Nurse’s Week - May 6th - 12th n o i t a N ring o n o H

The Largest Comprehensive Network of Health Care Providers and Outpatient Services in the Coastal Bend

(361) 664-1417 700 N. Flournoy Rd. Alice, TX

’re here to help” “We

Cassandra Salinas, RN Director of Nursing

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205 E. Main St. Alice, TX


First Home Healthcare, LLC

Open Tuesday - Friday 10:30am - 6pm


11am - 4pm Now Welcoming Bernice Blanco Pedicures, Acrylic Nails, Nail Design/3D

Kim Salinas Vanessa Trevino

• Hair Cuts • Color

Krystal Pena Lacy Powell

• Hi-Lites • Waxing

10% OFF

• Perms • Eyelash Perms • Micro Bead Hair Extensions

Tiffany Rios

Located at

Purchase of Main Street $25 or more. Trendz Salon


Expires 5/31/11


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ere our patients c h W “ ome FIRST” Proud of our Nursing Staff... 230 S. Gulf Street • Building B • Alice, TX 78332 •


(361) 396-0902 1018 E. Gravis Suite 103 San Diego, TX 78384




25% OFF

Dorella Elizondo Leo Escobar

Gift Baskets or Flower Arrangements

Yvette Terrell Johnson

Exp. May 31, 2011

Michael Esparza

Alice City Council Early Voting May 2nd - 10th Election Day May 14 th Political ad paid for by Dorella Elizondo, Leo Escobar, Yvette Terrell Johnson, Michael Esparza,Treasurer Andres Elizondo, 301 E. 1st, Alice TX 78332.

FOR ALL YOUR DECORATING NEEDS Specializing in Weddings, Quinceneras & Special Events

Contact us at : 361-279-8198 • 361-903-0993

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Mother’s Day Gifts Life happens one moment at a time. Celebrate those moments with

Kera beads.


Chrysler WiTech & Ford IDS Diagnostics

Fine Jewelry

422 W. Third Alice, TX


Gasoline & Diesel Engine Services

Foreign & Domestic Repairs • Auto Diesel Transmission • Front Suspension Service • Computer Diagnostics • Fuel Injection Service • Air Condition • Oil Changes • Batteries • Brakes • Hoses • Shocks • Struts • Belts

“The little shop that can”

The Traditional Mother’s Day Collection

We Buy All Gold • 361-664-1772 • 2000 Dr. N.W. Atkinson Blvd, Ste. 1301 • Alice

Prodigy Child Academy, Inc. “The World Through The Eyes Of A Child”

1/2 OFF

Registration FEE with this coupon Expires 5/31/11

(361) 664-1234

500 Woodlawn, P.O.Box 89 Alice, TX 78333

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The Women’s Health Center of Alice Your Gate Keeper to Good Health

The Care You Expect When You’re Expecting The Women’s Health Center of Alice offers you the personalized prenatal care you and your baby deserve. We will perform your

We are a fully licensed and certified home health agency. Our staff members work with a strict code of ethics providing loyalty and dedication to those individuals cared for by our Home Health Care Team.


• Diabetes Management • Blood Pressure Monitoring • Colostomy Care • Catheter Care and Changes • Monitoring and Teaching Medication Regimen • Laboratory Services (Blood Work) • Physical Therapy • Occupational Therapy • Speech Therapy

first high-definition 3D ultrasound and other ultrasounds as indicated throughout your pregnancy.

A Reputation You Can Trust The Women’s Health Center of Alice offers patients and their referring physicians years of experience in obstetric care. When you refer to Dr. Barnes, you can feel confident your patient will enjoy prompt, courteous service and the highest quality care.

Treating Bladder Control Problems with Skill and Sensitivity If you have a bladder control problem you are not alone. Bladder control problems affect millions of women. They may cause shame and embarrassment or limit the ability to go out and enjoy life. The good news is your problem is not permanent - it’s treatable. Dr. Jeff Barnes is a board-certified physician and surgeon who is highly experienced in the evaluation and treatment of many types of urological problems, including urinary incontinence, interstitial cystitis and overactive bladder. The Women’s Health Center of Alice offers urodynamic studies that can diagnose various forms of urinary incontinence. Based on the finding, Dr. Barnes can suggest the most appropriate treatment, including minimally invasive surgery.

806 E. Gravis • San Diego

(361) 279-7700 • (877) 279-7710

For more information about any of our services, call

361-664-4500 Ext. 0 2520 E. Main St. Ste #206 • Alice, TX


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nurses week

May 6-12

B s est” t i t a e r a c l a n o s “Per Alice, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

PHC/CBA (888) 664-2110 HH (866) 664-2944

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PHC/CBA (877) 718-5009 HH (877) 726-1114

PHC/CBA (866) 783-8456 HH (866) 982-7300


Primary Home Care and Home Health Inc.

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We Love Our Nurses at AHVC! and if you’re a patient....

We Know You Love Them Too



1008 Medical Center Blvd, Alice TX

Dr. Suraj G. Kamat Dr. Usman Qureshi

Alice Heart & Vascular Center

Dixie Rochester

Michelle Carlson



Jessica Ramirez

Annie Diaz



Nuclear Medicine Ultrasound Vascular Testing 64 Slice CT Varicose Vein Treatment

Kathy Green RN


“ONE ON ONE” TRAINING FACILITY Your Life Can Be Like a Trip to Disney World!!! Fun, Exciting, and Full of Wonderful Surprises….BUT….It Can’t Happen When You’re “Tired All The Time!!” Elaine and Danny have been helping people, just like You, achieve their Fitness Goals with their Remarkable and Unique Style of Personal “One on One” Fitness Training!!

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We accept:


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Cloud Eye Associates

Staff: Christina, Angie,

Aniella, Shamie, Rosie, Helena

Two Pairs of Glasses for



(Tint Included)

Some restrictions may apply. Offer Expires 5/31/11

361.664.2020 559 N. Hwy 281, Alice TX


Re-Elect ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

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Yvette Terrell Johnson Michael Esparza

Alice City Council Dr. Prescott O.D. Dr. Nguyen O.D.

Early Voting May 2nd - 10th Election Day May 14 th Political ad paid for by Dorella Elizondo, Leo Escobar, Yvette Terrell Johnson, Michael Esparza,Treasurer Andres Elizondo, 301 E. 1st, Alice TX 78332.


Services Provided:


• Skilled Nursing • Certified Home Health Aides for Personal Care • Physical Therapy • Speech Therapy • Occupational Therapy • Wound Care • Diabetes Management • Pulmonary Care • IV Therapy

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• Cardiac Care • Dietary Care • Pain Management • Enteral Feedings • Wound Vac • Insulin Administration • Medication Administration • Lab Work • Blood Pressure Checks

• Bee • Brooks • Duval • Jim Hogg • Jim Wells • Kleberg • Live Oak • Nueces • San Patricio

izing our Nurses on Nurse’s Week. May 6-1 2

Serving Children between ages of 6 months and 13 years old. Specializing in Pediatric Dentistry for over 20 years! You can trust on us to give your child the best dental care. Medicaid, CHIP Program & Most Private Insurances Accepted. 0% Financing Available W.A.C.

, QA LVN; Marisela Cavazos, LVN; Bianca Lichtenberger, RN; Sa n Juanita S Crissy Uribe anchez, L ow (L-R) ) Rosie Alvarez, CNA; Aida Garcia, LVN; Anna B. Ramirez, R R L ( VN w Back R o R N, DON Front

Call today for your Child’s appointment.

(361) 396-1922 (361) 396-0098

2520 E. Main St. Ste. #204, Alice, TX 78332

UNITED Home Care does not discriminate based on color, race, sex, national origin, religion, or handicap.

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Dr. Roy Estringel Family Dentistry

Hours Mon.-Thurs.

8:30am-5:00pm Friday


Call us at:

(361) 668-3200 To ALL Our Nursing Staff

Thank You Lighting Your Way To A Healthy


Alice Chiropractic & Wellness Center “Adjust Your Life for Better Health!”

Are you suffering from:

Senior Living at its Best!

• Neck & Back Pain • Migraines • Sciatica • Herniated Discs • Scoliosis • Auto & Work Related Accidents • Obesity • Cervical Spinal Decompression • Lumbar Spinal Decompression

C. H. Hornsby, D. C.

Chiropractic Physician DRX9000


Ph: 361.664.9200 Fax: 361.664.9202

1224 E. Main St. Alice, TX 78332

Retama Manor Alice

La Paloma Nursing Center

606 Coyote Trail, Alice TX (361) 664-5479

138 S. FM 1329, San Diego TX (361) 279-8291


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“Come and visit me. There is no charge for the first visit.” David brings his 27 years of licensed legal practice to help you with all your legal matters.

Attorney at Law

David O. Gonzalez “When you need help, I’m here. Make the right call.” • 1976 Graduate of Alice High School • 1980 Graduate of St. Mary’s University, BBA • 1983 Graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, JD • Licensed in all Texas State Courts

Ph: (361) 664-3070 721 E. 2nd Street • Alice, Tx 78332

• Former Director of the State Bar of Texas

R.E.A.L. INC., Apartments for the elderly and disabled. Call today to arrange a private tour of our community.

9 Communities to choose from: CASA R.E.A.L. I 1300 Wyoming Alice, TX (361) 668-4157

CASA R.E.A.L. II 325 N.W. 2nd Premont, TX (361) 348-3561

CASA R.E.A.L. III 100 W. Cenizo Circle Benavides, TX (361) 256-3110

CASA R.E.A.L. IV 1001 S. Tovar San Diego, TX (361) 279-8318

CASA R.E.A.L. V 700 Jeff Cowley Freer, TX (361) 394-7661

El Paraiso 1758 Delgado Corpus Christi, TX (361) 855-1494

Palacio Residencial 1757 Gollihar Corpus Christi, TX (361) 851-9890

Los Anos De Oro 1220 W. Kennedy Kingsville, TX (361) 595-7171

Casa De Paz 1200 W. Corral Kingsvlle, TX (361) 595-5700

Come stay with us... You’ll love it here!

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Alice Internal Medicine Consultants, P.A. & Alice Workers Health Clinic

Medical Interest and Services

• Sleep Medicine (evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders, sleep apnea, etc) • Occupational and Industrial Medicine (workers-compensation accepted)



• Family Medicine (general medical conditions) • Internal and Geriatric Medicine (evaluation and treatment of common diseases of adults and the elderly Such as: Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Asthma, COPD, Respiratory conditions, Peripheral vascular evaluations, Thyroid condition, Skin conditions, Gastrointestinal diseases, Osteoarthritis, evaluation and treatment of osteoporosis, cardiovascular conditions, evaluation and treatment of vertigo, etc.)

Providing quality medical care for adults and geriatrics!


Walk-Ins Welcome





Diplomat in Internal Medicine by American Board of Internal Medicine

On Site Services • • • • • • • •

Same Day Appointments Call

Wellness exams DOT Exams Non-DOT Exams Drug Testing Alcohol Testing Audiogram Pulmonary Function Testing On Site X-ray

• • • • • • • •

On On On On On On On On

Site Site Site Site Site Site Site Site

Ultra Sound Cardiovascular Testing Bone Density Testing Neurovascular Testing Sleep Laboratory Nerve Conduction Studies Vertigo Testing Laboratory Services

Board Certified Family Practice

WE ACCEPT NEW PATIENTS Open Monday - Saturday 2510 E. Main St. Ste.#102 Alice, TX 78332

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