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Videos Focusing on the Toddler Years January 13, 2014 - Maternal & Child Health - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health is pleased to announce a new set of videos for parents that showcase the rewards and challenges facing parents of toddlers. The Day Two videos highlight some of the challenges parents with toddlers face and give advice on how to manage difficult situations in pos... « read more »

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Decrease Reported in New Mexico Obesity Rate September 5, 2014 - Healthy Kids New Mexico - Information

New data analyzed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed a decrease in the prevalence of self-reported obesity among New Mexico adults in 2013 over the year before. New Mexico is one of only fourteen U.S states and territories to report a decrease. « read more »

Disminución Registrada en la Tasa de Obesidad en Nuevo México

Decrease in Drug Overdose Death Rate in New Mexico September 3, 2014 - Harm Reduction - Information

New data reveal the rate of drug overdose deaths among New Mexico residents has fallen by 16% from 2011 to 2013. According to the Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics of the New Mexico Department of Health, in 2011 the drug overdose death rate was 25.9 per 100,000 population, representing 5... « read more »

Tasa de Mortalidad por Sobredosis de Drogas en Nuevo México

Infant Death Rate Decreased in 2013 August 26, 2014 - Harm Reduction - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today infant mortality in New Mexico decreased in 2013 to 5.4 infant deaths per 1,000 births. This represents a 22% decline in the infant mortality rate in New Mexico in reference to the rate of 6.9 in 2012. « read more »

La Tasa de Mortalidad Infantil Disminuyó en 2013

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Vaccinations Available for Adults, Expectant Mothers August 1, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health announces its Las Cruces Central Public Health Office is accepting appointments for adult immunizations starting August 4th at its Preventive Medicine Clinic. Immunizations include the Tdap vaccine, recommended for all pregnant women at each pregnancy. Tdap vacci... « read more »

Vacunas Disponibles para Adultos y Mujeres Embarazadas

National Infant Immunization Week April 29, 2014 - Immunization - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health this week observes the 20th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week (April 26th – May 3rd) and encourages parents to talk with their child’s doctor about getting up-to-date on vaccines—particularly as summer activities approach. « read more »

Videos Focusing on the Toddler Years January 13, 2014 - Maternal & Child Health - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health is pleased to announce a new set of videos for parents that showcase the rewards and challenges facing parents of toddlers. The Day Two videos highlight some of the challenges parents with toddlers face and give advice on how to manage difficult situations in pos... « read more »


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