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Throw Diabetes a Curve May 15, 2019 - Diabetes Prevention and Control - Awareness

For the third year in a row, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) and Albuquerque Isotopes are teaming up to raise awareness of diabetes. Throw Diabetes a Curve will be held on Thursday night, May 16th, 2019 at the home game against the El Paso Chihuahuas. The game is scheduled to start at 6:... « read more »

Volunteers, Health Providers Sought for State Medical Reserve Corps April 15, 2019 - Medical Reserve Corps - Awareness

In times of emergency or disasters, the need for volunteers to assist in providing aid to victims, families and first responders becomes critical. « read more »

Decrease of Hospitalization Rates for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions April 12, 2019 - Emergency Medical Systems - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reports Ambulatory Care Sensitive Condition (ACSC) hospitalization rates have fallen in the state, an important measure that indicates New Mexicans are getting both more and better out-patient medical care. « read more »

Gov. Lujan Grisham Instructs Development of Waiver Program March 22, 2019 - Developmental Disabilities Waiver - Awareness

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham instructed the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) and the Human Services Department (HSD) to develop a Medicaid supports waiver program to aid people with developmental disabilities in our state who are currently waiting for services. « read more »

Colorectal Cancer Risk Increases with Age; Early Detection a Lifesaver March 7, 2019 - Comprehensive Cancer Control - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health recognizes March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The cancer, diagnosed in the colon or rectum, affects both men and women, leading to approximately 800 new cases of colorectal cancer being diagnosed in New Mexico every year. « read more »

Heart Disease is the Leading Cause of Death in New Mexico January 30, 2019 - Public Relations - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health reports the leading cause of death for both men and women in the state is heart disease - this as the department raises awareness of American Heart Month in February and National Wear Red Day® Friday, February 1st. « read more »