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Drug Addiction Treatments in the Southwest February 19, 2014 - Harm Reduction - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health knows the consequences of substance abuse are severe in the state. Substance abuse is among the top five leading cause of death in New Mexico. An average of nearly 500 people have died every year for the last six years due to accidental overdose from drugs both... « read more »



Cardiovascular Disease Tops Reason for Hospitalizations February 4, 2014 - Epidemiology and Response - Information

A New Mexico Department of Health report reveals the most common disease related hospitalization is for cardiovascular disease. These include heart attacks, hypertension and stroke. The news comes as February is nationally recognized at American Heart Month. The top reason for overall hospitalizat... « read more »