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Health & Well Being
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New Mexico (population: 2.11 million; 16+ population eligible to receive vaccination: 1,680,605) more
When Alma Flor Ada first read the ancient Aztec story, “The Lizard and the Sun,” “It was not more than a paragraph in a reading textbook,” she remembers. But the tenacity of the lizard appealed to her then and stayed with her years later when grown-up author Ada began writing for children. more
Always reaching to make the lives of those dealing with medical problems more comfortable, various professionals from Las Cruces and El Paso involved in telemedicine gathered at Electronic Caregiver in Las Cruces on May 25. more
Memorial Day is this weekend, marking the unofficial start of summer and outdoor fun. The American Red Cross wants everyone to have a safe summer and offers tips and resources for the entire … more
New Mexico State University’s Department of Public Health Services honored three public health advocates for their outstanding work in promoting health and keeping communities safe. more
Stories of indigenous people preserve the “old language” that unites the human and more than human worlds, as Nalungiag, an Innuit woman, explained to ethnologist Knud Rasmussen in the early 20th century. more
A pilot Play Street Initiative was kicked off with the Juniper Play Street on Saturday, May 8. During the Play Street a length of Juniper Street was temporarily closed to through … more
The City of Las Cruces will be offering an Adaptive Recreation Walking Program beginning the week of May 17. The Adaptive Walking Program will take place from 9-10 a.m. on … more
New Mexico State University’s Creative Media Institute (CMI) not only teaches state-of-the-art filmmaking and animation techniques to make students marketable for jobs in the film and television industry, but one course is helping them use the tools of filmmaking to make a difference in the Las Cruces community. more
Kimball Hakes and his brothers, Chris and Josh, opened Hakes Brothers builders in 2006 in Las Cruces. In 15 years, they have grown it into the largest homebuilder based in New Mexico. The company passed the 3,000-homes-built mark earlier this year and now has offices in Las Cruces, Albuquerque, El Paso and San Antonio. more
The next five months are going to be critical for our New Mexico True Talent who’ve become displaced from their previous jobs due to COVID. more
“The COVID epidemic has drastically exacerbated food insecurity, nationwide and in our own community,” Casa de Peregrinos (CdP) emergency food program of Doña Ana County said in its 2020 annual report. more
The Lascaux caves in southern France are the oldest known signs of storytelling. “A 36,000-year-old painting in the Chauvet cave,” according to a 2018 article in NewsArtnet, “is thought to tell the story of a volcanic eruption.” more
They may not appear to go together, but Ngage New Mexico has made quesadillas and running a thing. The Quesadilla Run, Q-Run for short, is being staged for the fourth year, but virtually for 2021. more
The New Mexico Human Services Department (NMHSD) has published Data Book Volume 2. The publication is a summary of social, economic and health statistics for New Mexico, NMHSD said in a news release. more
The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department will host a Virtual Spring Marathon, beginning April 4. This no-cost program is for individual participation or groups of five or less participating together, the city said in a news release. more
Reading helps shape the brain, according to Joseph Henrich, Harvard professor of human evolutionary biology. Development of what he calls mankind’s “collective brain” powered the evolutionary success of our earliest ancestors. more
The Village at Northrise (VAN), 2884 N. Roadrunner Parkway, has announced it raised more than $11,000 for the 2020 Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s. more
BeWellnm, the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, has announced ongoing special enrollment for the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, which ends May 15. more
Can COVID-19 infect bats in the Southwest? If so, how would it effect spread of the virus in humans? Those are among the questions two New Mexico State University professors and a researcher from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine hope to answer with a $200,000 National Science Foundation Rapid-Response Research grant. more
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