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NMDOH Warns Of Vaping-Associated Lung Disease

on August 21, 2019 - 9:07am

NMDOH News:

 

SANTA FE 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 vape cartridges, possibly containing Tetra hydro cannabinol (THC). There have been similar cases reported in at least 14 other states.
 
All cases under investigation have been hospitalized with severe breathing problems after vaping including cough, shortness of

Donate Blood At First Baptist Church Aug. 29-30

on August 21, 2019 - 7:55am

Red Cross Offers Students Back To School Safety Tips

on August 21, 2019 - 6:58am
American Red Cross News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE — The school bells are calling students back to the classroom, and the American Red Cross wants to make sure students are safe as they head back to school for the upcoming year.
 
“While safety is a top priority for all students, there are special steps for parents of younger kids and those headed to school for the first time,” Regional Communication Manager Jim Gilloon said. “Make sure the child knows their phone number, address, how to get in touch with their parents at work, how to get in touch with another trusted adult and how to dial 9-1-1.

Upcoming Events For Former Los Alamos, Sandia, DOE Workers And Hiring Events For Nurses

on August 20, 2019 - 7:26am
NCP News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Former Los Alamos and Sandia laboratory and Department of Energy workers are invited to upcoming events in Los Alamos and Albuquerque hosted by Nuclear Care Partners.
 
Former workers can find out whether they qualify for benefits through DOE’s EEOICPA as well as meet the local Nuclear Care Partners care team and Co-Founder/CEO Jenna Noem.
 
The Filing Forum is designated for former workers needing help filing a claim or who have never applied for EEOICPA benefits.
 
The morning session will feature information on:
  • Details of the EEOICPA;
  • How to determine if

Virginia Tech Researchers Receive $2.9 Million Grant With China To Study Infectious Diseases

on August 19, 2019 - 8:13am
College of Science researchers Kate Langwig, right, and Joseph Hoyt, left, received a grant to understand the long-term host and pathogen dynamics of white-nose syndrome in bats. Courtesy/Virginia Tech
 
NSF News:
 
Sometimes, scientists have to look to the past to better understand the present. 
 
Researchers from the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Science received a $2.9 million dollar award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) to understand the long-term host and pathogen dynamics of white-nose syndrome in

APA: Majority Of Adults Stressed By Mass Shootings

on August 17, 2019 - 7:54am
APA News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A large majority of adults in the United States are stressed by mass shootings, and a third of U.S. adults say that fear of mass shootings stops them from going to certain places and events, according to a new survey on stress and mass shootings by the American Psychological Association. 
 
“It’s clear that mass shootings are taking a toll on our mental health, and we should be particularly concerned that they are affecting the way many of us are living our daily lives,” said Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD, APA’s chief executive officer.

Pedal Los Pueblos MS Bike Ride Aug 22-23

on August 17, 2019 - 7:51am

On The Job In Los Alamos: Sarah Thien At Rebound PT

on August 16, 2019 - 1:35pm
On the job in Los Alamos is Physical Therapist Sarah Thien this morning at Rebound Physical Therapy, 4717 Quemazon. She can be reached at 505.662.2225. #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carl Newton

Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service Has New Home!

on August 16, 2019 - 1:02pm

Members of the Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service, Inc. (LAVNS) team gather this morning at their new home at 109 Central Park Square, formerly occupied by the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce. Members include Executive Director Wendi Wolfe; Office Manager Jade Lovato; Julie Banaszek, RN; Alaina Cole Beardslee, RN; Tanny Larson, billing; Zandra Hall, RN; Sherry Destromp, LPN and Jenny Pena, medical records. LAVNS moved Saturday from 2202 Canyon Road after that property sold. ‘We’re happy to be more centrally located,’ Wolfe said.

Dr. Richard Honsinger And Los Alamos Medical Care Clinic Celebrate 50 Year Anniversary!

on August 15, 2019 - 10:34am
Dr. Richard Honsinger, center, and his staff gather for a 50th anniversary celebration photo Wednesday morning in front of Los Alamos Care Clinic at Los Alamos Medical Center. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Care Clinic is celebrating 50 years in practice to the local community.

Dr. Richard Honsinger opened the practice Aug. 18, 1969 in Los Alamos Medical Center.

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