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Vitamin E Acetate Implicated in Vaping-Related Lung Injury November 13, 2019 - Veterans' Home - Awareness

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. « read more »



New Mexicans urged to discover, prevent, manage diabetes November 4, 2019 - Diabetes Prevention and Control - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health urges residents learn the risk factors of diabetes, how to prevent it, and, if diagnosed, how to manage it. « read more »



Department of Health Issues Order to Label THC Vaping Products October 3, 2019 - Vaping-Related Lung Injury - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) today announces two major actions related to vaping high-concentrate Tetra Hydro Cannabinol (THC) and the overall health risks posed by electronic cigarettes (e‐cigarettes), or vaping. « read more »



Department of Health Reports Hepatitis A Outbreak-Associated Cases in Rio Arriba County September 20, 2019 - Hepatitis Prevention - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reports two cases of hepatitis A infection have been confirmed in Rio Arriba County. Both are related to the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in Bernalillo County that, since last November, has accounted for most of cases in the state. The outbreak continues t... « read more »



New Mexico Department of Health Reports Eight Cases of Severe Lung Disease Associated with Vaping of THC Products August 29, 2019 - Vaping-Related Lung Injury - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reports the number of cases it’s investigating of severe lung disease associated with vaping and e-cigarette use in the state has risen to eight. All eight New Mexico residents have required hospitalization following the development of respiratory sympto... « read more »



New Mexico Department of Health Warns about Vaping-Associated Lung Disease August 21, 2019 - Vaping-Related Lung Injury - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating possible cases of lung disease that are associated with vaping. A 29-year old male from Bernalillo County was determined to have vaping- associated lung disease and three additional cases are under investigation. All have reported use of... « read more »



Department of Health Reminds People to Take Precautions to Avoid Heat Stress July 19, 2019 - Environmental Public Health Tracking - Awareness

With temperatures rising to the high 90s in most parts of the state, triple digits in many areas, and with temperatures predicted to remain high over the weekend, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) cautions New Mexicans and visitors to be aware of weather conditions to avoid heat-related il... « read more »



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 »



Governor Proclaims November Diabetes Awareness Month November 13, 2018 - Diabetes Prevention and Control - Awareness

Governor Susana Martinez and the New Mexico Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program recognize November as Diabetes Awareness Month, the annual health observance increasing awareness about the impact of diabetes for residents, families, and their communities in our state. « read more »



Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge June 1, 2018 - Tobacco Cessation - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health salutes the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Mexico for their public health efforts in promoting the NMDOH Tobacco Use Prevention and Control program’s “Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge”, a secondhand smoke awareness campaign for parents and families who may be ex... « read more »



Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month May 8, 2018 - Family Planning - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health reminds parents that talking about sexual health is one of the most important conversations they can have with their children in the ongoing effort to reduce unplanned teen births in the state. « read more »



Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge in Las Cruces April 13, 2018 - Tobacco Cessation - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health in collaboration with Boys & Girls Club of New Mexico are promoting a secondhand smoke awareness campaign for parents and families who may be exposing their children and others to unhealthy secondhand smoke in homes and cars. This will help reduce tobacco-related... « read more »



Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge in Albuquerque April 9, 2018 - Tobacco Cessation - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health in collaboration with Boys & Girls Club of New Mexico are promoting a secondhand smoke awareness campaign for parents and families who may be exposing their children and others to unhealthy secondhand smoke in homes and cars. This will help reduce tobacco-related... « read more »



Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge in Española April 6, 2018 - Tobacco Cessation - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health in collaboration with Boys & Girls Club of New Mexico are promoting a secondhand smoke awareness campaign for parents and families who may be exposing their children and others to unhealthy secondhand smoke in homes and cars. This will help reduce tobacco-related... « read more »



Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge in Ruidoso April 2, 2018 - Tobacco Cessation - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health in collaboration with Boys & Girls Club of New Mexico are promoting a secondhand smoke awareness campaign for parents and families who may be exposing their children and others to unhealthy secondhand smoke in homes and cars. This will help reduce tobacco-related... « read more »

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