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Diabetes Alert Day March 27, 2017 - Diabetes Prevention and Control - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health joins the American Diabetes Association in recognizing Tuesday, March 28 as “Diabetes Alert Day”, to raise awareness about the disease and to encourage New Mexicans take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. « read more »

World Tuberculosis Day March 23, 2017 - Public Relations - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health in recognizing World Tuberculosis Day. The commemoration, held March 24th of each year, raises awareness about tuberculosis. « read more »

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month March 14, 2017 - Comprehensive Cancer Control - Awareness

Governor Susana Martinez and the New Mexico Department of Health are recognizing March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in New Mexico. Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum, and is both the second most frequently diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in New M... « read more »

New Mexico Teens Work for Tobacco-Free Schools March 14, 2017 - Nicotine Cessation - Awareness

Students across New Mexico will be hosting events at nine high schools on Wednesday, March 15th as part of the national Kick Butts Day. This is the 22nd year of the event that encourages all public schools in the state to work toward tobacco-free status – 24-hours a day, seven days a week. « read more »

Smoke Advisory for Eastern New Mexico March 8, 2017 - Air Quality - Awareness

The New Mexico Environment Department and New Mexico Department of Health today issued a smoke advisory for areas of New Mexico that are affected by smoke from fires burning in the Texas panhandle. « read more »