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Exercise Shouldn't Be a Chore July 17, 2014 - Diabetes Prevention and Control - Healthy Living

I remember this particular Garfield comic strip from when I was kid in which everybody’s favorite cat said, “You know what diet is? It’s ‘die’ with a T at the end!” I thought it was funny then, not realizing I’d see it sometimes as some far out wisdom now that I’m grown up and middle... « read more »



Men Can Make Health a Priority June 18, 2014 - Public Relations - Healthy Living

This June, the New Mexico Department of Health celebrates National Men's Health Month, joining people, families, communities, and others to raise awareness of ways to promote healthy living and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. « read more »



Reminding New Mexicans to Protect Their Skin May 28, 2014 - Comprehensive Cancer Control - Healthy Living

The New Mexico Department of Health reminds New Mexicans to protect their skin from the sun and avoid indoor tanning to lower their skin cancer risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Most cases of melanoma... « read more »



No Such Thing as a Safe Tan May 28, 2014 - Comprehensive Cancer Control - Healthy Living

We’re winding up National Skin Cancer Awareness Month this May, but for us living in the desert southwest, there’s no doubt this is a message that needs to be taken to heart year-round. As much as we love the sun, the truth is overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays causes not only sunburns and pr... « read more »

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