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Health & Well Being
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While the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts lives of New Mexico residents, a group of researchers from New Mexico State University and the University of New Mexico set out to better understand how the pandemic affects food access and security in communities across the state. more
The New Mexico State University system will play a key role in helping the New Mexico Department of Health distribute doses of a COVID-19 vaccine to the general public at its campuses throughout the state. more
The dental hygiene program at Doña Ana Community College (DACC) won second place in a national competition. more
Family members leave messages on the windows at area assisted living facilities for loved ones. more
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has announced New Mexicans may now order free, at-home, self-administered COVID-19 saliva tests, with accurate laboratory-confirmed results returned within 24-48 hours of receipt of the sample. more
“Mask Up to Clean Up”, the COVID-safe variation of the Keep Las Cruces Beautiful (KLCB) “Team Up to Clean Up” district events, will be held 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Dec. 19, in City Council District 2, represented by Councilor Tessa Abeyta-Stuve. more
The holiday season is normally a time of joy and happiness. However, because of the change in weather and shorter days with less sunlight, for some, this season is accompanied by something known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or “winter depression,” according to a news release from La Clinica de Familia (LCDF). more
With participation by students from around the state – including Emilia Coombs of Las Cruces – the New Mexico Department of Health hosted a virtual event Dec. 17 to celebrate the implementation of the Tobacco Products Act, which goes into effect Jan. 1. more
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and other agencies are warning the public about several emerging fraud schemes related to COVID-19 vaccines. more
2020 has demanded a lot from us. It changed so many aspects of our lives. It has taken away health, jobs, mobility and, yes, lives. more
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
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