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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 »



World Asthma Day May 6, 2014 - Asthma - Healthy Living

The New Mexico Department of Health calls on New Mexicans this World Asthma Day to know their risks of Asthma and to master the ways of controlling their illness. The theme of World Asthma Day 2014 is “You Can Control Your Asthma.” – a relevant topic statewide, particularly for the southeast... « read more »