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On The Job In Los Alamos: At Mullein Leaf Massage

on October 17, 2019 - 2:07pm
On the job in Los Alamos today is Certified LaStone Therapist Ellen Weber, with 15 years of experience, helping people restore wellness at Mullein Leaf massage 3250 Trinity Dr. Suite B-2. LaStone Therapy uses both hot and cold stones to reduce inflammation and tension. Learn more at www.mulleinleafinstitute.com or call 505.695.2095. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Spotlight On Acting Chief Nursing Officer Lori Coffelt Of Los Alamos Medical Center

on October 17, 2019 - 8:26am

Acting CNO Lori Coffelt in her office Tuesday at Los Alamos Medical Center. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladalypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Lori Coffelt, RN, CPPS, has been appointed Acting Chief Nursing Officer at Los Alamos Medical Center. She replaces Sharon Radcliffe who moved out of town.

Coffelt was born at LAMC and began working there while attending Los Alamos High School. She graduated in 1979 and returned to work at LAMC after college, where she has remained for 37.5 years.

Coffelt follows a long line of family members who spent

LAHS Student Leaders Target Teen Suicide

on October 17, 2019 - 6:42am
The LAHS RAPS Leadership Team. Courtesy photo
 
Members of LAHS Natural Helpers and RAPS Leadership team Oct. 3 presenting to the Community Health Council. Courtesy photo
 
By BONNIE GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos High School Risk and Resiliency Assessment Project for Students (RAPS) Team Leaders and Natural Helpers led a Community Conversation to address the signs of sadness, self-harm and suicide in youth, Sept. 24 at UNM-Los Alamos and gave a presentation Oct. 3 to the Los Alamos Community Health Council.

“The Community Conversation was designed to

Northern New Mexico Youth Summit 2019 Wednesday Oct. 23

on October 15, 2019 - 4:31pm

Alzheimer’s Association Free Program In Santa Fe: ‘Know The 10 Warning Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease’

on October 14, 2019 - 12:21pm
AA News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Families facing dementia or Alzheimer’s disease will have access to a free educational program in Santa Fe, NM offered by the Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter.
 
The presentation, titled, “Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease,” will help participants differentiate between normal age-related forgetfulness and Alzheimer’s disease indicators.

Los Alamos Family Eyecare Invites Community To Day Of Eye Health Lectures Friday Oct. 25

on October 14, 2019 - 10:26am
 

Los Alamos Family Eyecare News:

Los Alamos Family Eyecare invites the community to a day of education and information, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at 800 Trinity Dr. Ste B ... RSVP to 505.662.9681.  

“Preserving Vision for a Lifetime through Nutrition” is a day of eye health lectures by Stephen Porpora from Eyepromise. He will discuss ways to enhance and protect vision for a lifetime.

There will be door prizes, free gifts and refreshments during the event.

Macular Pigment Optical Density (MPOD) by QuantifEye has become the industry standard for assessing the health of your

NMMNHS Celebrates Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-31

on October 14, 2019 - 10:10am
NMMNHS News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science invites the community to take a visible stand against drugs by celebrating Red Ribbon Week.
 
Red Ribbon Week raises awareness of drug use and the problems related to drugs in our community.
 
The Museum is inviting children of all ages to draw or write a message about the dangers of drug use. Children can also create an ofrenda (memorial display) for family members whose lives have been lost due to substance abuse.

LAHS Girls Soccer Kick For The Cure Fundraiser Oct. 19

on October 11, 2019 - 8:31pm
LAHS goalkeeper Annika Fox. Photo by Nate Limback
 
SPORTS News:

One in eight American women—more than a quarter of a million women and men this year—will likely develop breast cancer.

The Los Alamos High School Girls Soccer Program aims to help halt this deadly disease through their annual Breast Cancer Awareness month fundraiser.

Teams are collecting donations and hosting halftime penalty kick fundraising shootouts at boys’ and girls’ home games Saturday, Oct. 19 at Sullivan Field.

No registration is required for shootout participation—just show up and shoot against our Topper

Registration Now Open For Parenting University Featuring The Film Screenagers Next Chapter

on October 11, 2019 - 10:42am

JJAB News:

Is your elementary aged child begging for a smartphone? Is your tween glued to Snapchat or their endless Instagram feed? Is your teen suffering from sleep deprivation? This movie and discussion may help you and your family navigate the digital age.

Parenting University is a free workshop for parents and caretakers. This session will feature a viewing of the film Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience followed by solution focused discussion and activities.

Schedule:

  • Saturday, Oct. 19
  • UNM-LA Campus, Building 2
  • 8:30-9 a.m. Sign in and light breakfast

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