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Free New Resources for Great American Smokeout November 19, 2014 - Tobacco Cessation - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health encourages New Mexico tobacco users to use its free upgraded services available to help residents stop using tobacco this Thursday, November 20th during the American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout. « read more »

Grand Opening of New WIC Office November 14, 2014 - Women, Infants and Children - Celebration

Department of Health Secretary Retta Ward participated in the grand opening of a new Women’s Infants Children’s office. The 2,300 square foot facility features a large waiting area, WIC classrooms, nutrition offices and secure storage area for WIC supplies. « read more »

November is National Diabetes Month November 6, 2014 - Diabetes Prevention and Control - Celebration

In New Mexico, diabetes affects approximately 204,000 or 1 in 8 adults. Of those adults with diabetes, about 26 percent don’t know they have it. More than 29 million Americans—or about 9 percent of the U.S. population – have diabetes. Additionally, 1 in 3 American adults has prediabetes, a co... « read more »