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Health & Well Being
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In my previous column, I wrote about the reciprocity rule for medical cannabis patients coming to New Mexico from other states. The New Mexico Department of Health’s (NMDOH) medical cannabis program had stated that medical cards bought online were not legitimate and dispensaries statewide were not to accept them. more
The New Mexico State University Academy for Learning in Retirement (ALR) has sponsored public lectures and performances in Las Cruces since 1992, offering presentations each September-May. 2021 … more
The Behavioral Health Collaborative of Las Cruces has completed its community assessment of existing behavioral health needs in Doña Ana County, and will discuss findings at a public Zoom meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15. Lt. Gov. Howie Morales will participate. more
Children’s stories used to end with, “And they lived happily ever after.” You have been making that promise come true for thousands of children in Dona Ana County one book, one child, one family at a time. more
Recent spikes in COVID-19 positive cases are placing additional stress on area hospitals, which are working to support the city, county and regional community. more
Two nurses at Memorial Medical Center (MMC) have been honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care these professionals provide to patients and families every day. more
Illustrating its expanding commitment to safe and healthy operations in the pandemic, Dona Ana Community College (DACC) has introduced a COVID-19 Dashboard. more
Public schools across Doña Ana County are joining forces with government agencies, businesses and civic organizations to make student success a community effort. more
The Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce named six winners of its fourth annual 2020 Healthcare Awards, announced late last week. more
Lately I worry about my children’s health and wellbeing -- most of all, their mental health. We have talked and talked and talked some more about how important it is to talk about their feelings. In these tough times, we want them to know they can come to us or anyone they’re comfortable talking with. more
One slice of pumpkin pie averages 323 calories. Walking 40 minutes will burn approximately 100 calories. Signing up for the first ever virtual READ, FUN RUN/WALK will prepare you to enjoy guiltfree pie on Thanksgiving and support children’s literacy at the same time. more
The New Mexico Department of Health reports prescription opioid overdose deaths went down last year, but illicit substance overdose deaths went up. more
Memorial Medical Center (MMC) leadership and team members have recognized Respiratory Therapist Sebastian Suarez with the PHIL Award, the only nationally recognized hospital-based recognition program dedicated to honoring outstanding respiratory therapists who provide exemplary care and treatment for patients with respiratory illnesses. more
Las Cruces Public Schools unveiled a new comprehensive dashboard on its website that reports positive COVID-19 cases within the district and illustrates how LCPS tracks staff wellness. more
Las Cruces can’t claim to be the global hub of many worldwide movements, but Crossroads Community Supported Healthcare, doing business as Barefoot Acupuncture Movement (BAM) aims to change that. The nonprofit is run by Executive Director Dr. Ryan Bemis, who answers to a board of directors and oversees a staff of two full-time and one part-time employee. more
Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is pleased to announce the continuing national accreditation of its Nursing Program from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). more
The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine and the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will host Boo to the Flu, a no-cost flu shot drive-thru clinic, on Saturday, Oct. 31. Flu shots will be available from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. while supplies last. All attendees are required to wear masks. more
The LC3 Behavioral Health Collaborative (LC3) of Las Cruces is seeking the community’s help to sustain its multi-year initiative to improve the behavioral health system in Doña Ana County. more
Falling in line with its mission to help people live full, healthy lives at home and in their communities, Electronic Caregiver of Las Cruces is partnering with Casa de Peregrinos (CdP) Emergency Food Program to feed the hungry this holiday season. more
Even as state public health orders to stay home during the health pandemic have resulted in a sharp increase in domestic violence reports in Doña Ana County – and the Las Cruces shelter … more
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