HEART COUNCIL News:
Save the date for the highly popular 21st annual Los Alamos Health Fair – 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 24 in the Los Alamos High School Gymnasium.
Entrance to the event is free and offers free flu shots, health screenings, educational exhibits, blood profiles at reduced rates and more.
NOTE: Look for the official Health Fair Guide in the Los Alamos Daily Post Thursday, Sept. 22 … filled with wellness tips, booth location map and all the details needed to get the most out of this year’s Health Fair. Read More
Los Alamos Veterinarian Dr. Bob Fuselier changed the life of a man he never met when he gave him his left kidney earlier this year. The man had been on daily dialysis for more than five years.
Fuselier decided to go public about his kidney donation knowing it will likely lead to helping many men and women live more freely.
“I have yet to meet Read More
If you are like many of our patients, and suffer from allergies, then you know the miserable side effects: itchy eyes and skin, sneezing, congestion, a runny nose or postnasal drip down the back of your throat.
The allergic reaction you experience is your body’s response to the allergen, which it sees as harmful, even though it really isn’t. Your immune system responds by creating inflammation in your sinuses, skin, airways or digestive system.
Your environment has a lot to do with allergy symptoms. Hot, dry and windy weather can hold more allergens Read More
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
From the Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall:
Mylan has increased cost of life-saving EpiPen more than 480 percent in seven years
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a letter sent Tuesday to the CEO of the pharmaceutical company Mylan, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) joined 19 senators in expressing his serious concerns about the company’s recent significant price hikes for the EpiPen Auto-Injector.
Mylan CEO Heather Bresch
Many children and adults who suffer from severe allergies use the EpiPen product to
Infinity Wellness owners Dr. Carmen Solano and Mike Solano, center, with from left, Arlene Meyrayo, Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, Chamber Director Nancy Partridge and Ann Perkins, cut the red ribbon to officially mark the grand opening of their new business Thursday at 1460 Trinity Dr. Suite 8. Photo by LeAnne Parsons Read More
By CYNTHIA GOLDBLATT
The Los Alamos Retirement Community/LARC, Sombrillo Nursing and Rehabilitation Community and Aspen Ridge Assisted Living are celebrating Sept. 11-17, both National Assisted Living Week, and National Appreciation Week for Housekeeping, Laundry and Maintenance Employees.
Events throughout the week will be a special opportunity to bring together our residents, families and employees to recognize the unique individuals that reside at Aspen Ridge Lodge, Sombrillo Nursing and Rehabilitation Community and the staff members Read More
There was a time, not too long ago, when patients who had to be transported from Los Alamos to hospitals in Albuquerque took an hour and 29 minutes to get there.
Now, with Classic Air Medical providing helicopter service to the area, the same trip takes just 26 minutes. That reduction in time can be a life-saver.
Geoff Rodgers—a veteran of Army flight training, Read More
The next “Matter of Balance” fall prevention class begins at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12 in the lower level classroom at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.
Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. “Matter of Balance” is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Participants will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, exercise to increase strength and balance. All participants will receive a workbook Read More
An estimated 53 percent of New Mexico HealthCare.gov consumers could still purchase a plan for less than $75 per month, even if all final rates were to increase by double digits
Since the Affordable Care Act became law, health care prices have risen at the lowest rate in 50 years, and premiums for the 150 million Americans with employer-sponsored insurance have grown at some of the slowest rates on record.
Today, a new HHS analysis finds that HealthCare.gov consumers would continue to have affordable coverage options, even if all Marketplace final Read More
Los Alamos Medical Center. Courtesy Photo
The multi-agency Emergency Exercise today at Los Alamos Medical Center has concluded.
All hospital activities have returned to normal procedures.
We appreciate the assistance and understanding of our patients and visitors during the event. Read More
Los Alamos Daily Post
Sabrina Svard opened her Los Alamos facility, TopNotch Pilates, in April 2016 and tripled its size June 1. The studio now occupies a spacious suite on the second floor at 127 East Gate Dr.
Svard also teaches Pilates in Santa Fe and has taught in Los Alamos prior to opening TopNotch.
“My clients in Los Alamos urged me to open a studio here,” Svard said.
Prior to moving to Santa Fe three years ago, Svard owned a studio in New England. She has been teaching exercise Read More
This is a reminder there is a multi-agency Emergency Exercise today at Los Alamos Medical Center.
If you see a lot of activity, such as emergency vehicles and the like, it is because of the Emergency Exercise.
LAMC is working with LANL, Los Alamos County, and emergency responders as part of our work to be wholly prepared in case of a true crisis.
Should there be demand for real patient care that requires ED staff attention, the exercise at LAMC will be suspended to care for patients. Read More
Mary Lutes, founder of Blue Sky Pilates, is excited to announce that ownership of the studio has transferred to “two amazing, energetic highly motivated individuals, Lecie Langille and Alex Ignacio, both from Santa Fe.”
The transition of ownership began Aug. 15, 2016, and will be completed by the end of the month.
Lutes decided to sell the studio due to medical issues. Read More
Motorists at or near the Diamond/Trinity intersection may see activity in the parking lot of the Los Alamos Medical Center this Friday. This is only a LANL emergency exercise, no cause for alarm.
Read the LANL news release below for details. Traffic should not be impeded, but, curious drivers may be more interested in looking at “what’s going on at the Medical Center…” – so be alert if passing through this busy intersection!
LANL News Release:
Los Alamos National Laboratory is conducting an emergency preparedness exercise Friday, Aug. Read More
The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) hosted an Open House and ribbon cutting event Aug. 11 to celebrate the completed renovation of the Fire Read More
100+ Women Who Care Celebrate First Year, Donate $5K To PAC 8 To Produce Anti-Suicide Videos For Teens
100+ Women Who Care celebrate their first year anniversary Thursday evening on the patio at Smith’s Marketplace in Los Alamos. From left, Marie Marroquin, Sopahn Kellogg, Marvel Harrison and Kathy Boerigter. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Julie Habiger, left, draws three names from a basket of a dozen local nonprofits vying for a chance to receive funding from 100+ Women Who Care. Kristy Ortega calls out the names selected. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Kate O’Donnell, left, and Jean Gindreau of PAC 8 are selected to receive approximately Read More