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Free New Resources for Great American Smokeout November 19, 2014 - Smoking Cessation - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health encourages New Mexico tobacco users to use its free upgraded services available to help residents stop using tobacco this Thursday, November 20th during the American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout. « read more »

Nuevos Recursos Gratuitos para el Great American Smokeout



Grand Opening of New WIC Office November 14, 2014 - Women Infants and Children - Celebration

Department of Health Secretary Retta Ward participated in the grand opening of a new Women’s Infants Children’s office. The 2,300 square foot facility features a large waiting area, WIC classrooms, nutrition offices and secure storage area for WIC supplies. « read more »

Gran Inauguración de la Nueva Oficina de WIC



November is National Diabetes Month November 6, 2014 - Diabetes Prevention and Control - Celebration

In New Mexico, diabetes affects approximately 204,000 or 1 in 8 adults. Of those adults with diabetes, about 26 percent don’t know they have it. More than 29 million Americans—or about 9 percent of the U.S. population – have diabetes. Additionally, 1 in 3 American adults has prediabetes, a co... « read more »

Noviembre es el Mes Nacional de la Diabetes



World Breastfeeding Week August 1, 2014 - Women Infants and Children - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Women Infants and Children (WIC) clinics around the state celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, the international celebration now underway and held annually, August 1-7. The celebration encourages breastfeeding, which improves the health of babies and mothers a... « read more »

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