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NM Department of Health Offers Free Resources for Annual Great American Smokeout®

The New Mexico Department of Health encourages tobacco users statewide to use its free Quitline services as they join thousands nationwide for the annual Great American Smokeout® Thursday, November 21st.

Department of Health Investigates Suspected Wound Botulism Case

The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating it’s third suspected case of wound botulism of 2019.

Vitamin E Acetate Implicated in Vaping-Related Lung Injury

The New Mexico Department of Health reports three additional cases of severe lung injury related to use of e-cigarettes for vaping, bringing the total of cases in the state to twenty.