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Learn What Your Cholesterol Levels Mean September 2, 2015 - Public Relations - Healthy Living

You know how it goes with having too much of a good thing: the good thing becomes a bad thing, and you end up living with the consequences. Too much cholesterol in the blood is one of those bad things. It’s one of the main risk factors for heart disease and stroke—two leading causes of death in... « read more »

Saving Your Skin This Summer July 1, 2015 - Comprehensive Cancer Control - Healthy Living

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. The deadliest form of skin cancer is melanoma. Most cases of melanoma are caused by exposure to ultraviolet light which we get from either the sun or indoor tanning. If left untreated, melanoma can spread throughout the body, and it... « read more »

Cómo Guardar Su Piel Este Verano

Feeling Sleepy? You’re Not Alone April 13, 2015 - Public Relations - Healthy Living

According to the CDC and the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDoH), not getting enough sleep leads to chronic health issues, including Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and depression. « read more »

¿Te Sientes con Sueño? No Estás Solo

Free Water Tests for Private Well Owners in Tijeras March 13, 2015 - Water Quality - Healthy Living

New Mexico Environment Department and the New Mexico Department of Health are hosting a no-cost Domestic Well Water Testing station in Tijeras at the James McGrane Public Safety Complex. Although well owners are encouraged to periodically test their drinking water, such tests can be costly, startin... « read more »

Pruebas Gratuitas de Agua para Dueños de Pozos Privados

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