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Less stress and a better mood begin with one step

April 3 is National Walking Day: The New Mexico Department of Health’s (NMHealth) Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program reminds everyone how a walk – even a short 15-minute walk – everyday can make a big difference in your health and how you feel.

Department of Health recognizes National Public Health Week (April 1-7)

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMHealth) is celebrating National Public Health Week April 1-7. During this week the department is also taking time to recognize the public health contributions of its staff across the state.

Quick online test determines diabetes risk

In a state of just over two million people, around 255,000 New Mexican adults had diabetes and over 587,000 New Mexican adults had prediabetes in the years 2020 through 2022.