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Luján Announces $400 Million For Women’s Health

on June 24, 2019 - 8:25am
U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján
 
CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) has announced that the House will consider his effort to invest $400 million in the Title X family planning programs that support the health needs of women and families.
 
More than 190 House Democrats signed onto Luján’s push for the Title X funds, which have been systematically cut by congressional Republicans and the Trump administration. In New Mexico, there are 67 health care clinics that receive Title X funding.
 
Title X offers health care and support to women

NMDOH Proposes Medical Cannabis Rule Changes

on June 22, 2019 - 11:53am

NMDOH News:

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) recently announced details of proposed rule changes for its Medical Cannabis Program (MCP) that, if adopted, will implement several important policy changes, including a new maximum limit of 1,750 plants for licensed non-profit producers (LNPPs) of medical cannabis.

The new plant limit replaces NMAC Rule Change - 2019 - MCP - Emergency Amendment enacted in March that adopted an emergency plant count rule of 2,500 plants for LNPPs while the NMDOH worked to obtain data for a permanent rule.  

The proposed provisions would strengthen

LAMC Hosts M.A.S.H. Program For Area Students

on June 22, 2019 - 11:28am

Flight Nurse Rachel Medvin goes over the items in the medic pack used on Classic Air Medical during the Los Alamos Medical Center hosted Multiple Avenues for Successful Healthcare (M.A.S.H.) two-day program June 10-11. The goal of the program for upcoming high school juniors and seniors in the area is to expose local students to the multiple career opportunities available in their hometown hospital. This program involves interactive work including a CPR class and other activities.

Quilts Of Valor Provide Covers Of Comfort To Service Members And Veterans Touched By War

on June 21, 2019 - 8:24am
Jake Espinoza wrapped in a Quilts of Valor quilt was a special education teacher in Los Alamos before going to work for Los Alamos National Laboratory. He was a proud member of the United States Marine Corps and served two tours in the Vietnam War. He has retired and now resides in Houston, Texas. The mission of Quilts of Valor is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor. info@QOVF.org New Mexico State Coordinator Priscilla.andrews@QOVF.org. Courtesy photo

Community AED Dedication At Summer Concert Friday

on June 20, 2019 - 9:56pm

LAFD provides Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to the community and LANL. The department has six ambulances that respond to 911 medical calls. All firefighters in the department are required to have an EMS license. EMS response is available 24 hours a day, every day. Courtesy/LAFD 

LAFD News:

Please The community is invited to join the Los Alamos Fire Department (LAFD) at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21, at the Summer Concert Series, as it recognizes the Station 6 B-shift crew, including Capt.

Trinity Urgent Care Focuses On Patient Convenience

on June 20, 2019 - 9:22am

Trinity Urgent Care Founder Dr. Robert McClees inside the practice at 1460 Trinity Dr. Suite A&B with staff members from left, Cynthia Miramontes, Magdalena Maahs and Jerica Martines. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Robert McClees, MD, MA, opened Trinity Urgent Care nearly four years ago at 1460 Trinity Dr. Suite A & B. He recently sat down with the Los Alamos Daily Post to discuss his practice, which has expanded since 2015 to include two doctors, a physician’s assistant and staff of 10.

“We offer minor emergency

Infinity Wellness In Los Alamos Welcomes New Operations Manager Angela Love-Storkan

on June 20, 2019 - 7:21am
Infinity Wellness owner Dr. Carmen Solano, left, and Operations Manager Angela Love-Storkan. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Angela Love-Storkan brings her experience as a business owner and knowledge of holistic medicine to her new position as operations manager at Infinity Wellness at 1460 Trinity Dr., Suite 8 in Los Alamos.

Before working at Infinity Wellness, Storkan owned and operated Adamina Wellness for seven years.

LAMC Donates $2K For Senior Center Transportation

on June 19, 2019 - 8:00am

Los Alamos Medical Center (LAMC) has donated $2,000 to the Betty Ehart Senior Center (BESC) to provide transportation to senior citizens in Los Alamos and White Rock. Gathered for the check presentation Tuesday afternoon at the senior center at 1101 Bathtub Row, from left, BESC Executive Director Bernadette Lauritzen, LAMC Chief Financial Officer Jim McGonnell, LAMC Chief Executive Officer John Whiteside, BESC Transportation Director Karen McCool and LAMC Marketing Director Liz Alvarez. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

PEEC: Dickman Details Rattlesnake Encounter Tuesday

on June 15, 2019 - 9:28am
Join local author Kyle Dickman at 7 p.m., Tuesday at the Los Alamos Nature Center to hear about his rattlesnake encounter. This presentation is open to the public and free to attend. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
In April of 2017, writer Kyle Dickman of Los Alamos went on a wildflower walk in Yosemite with his family, including his then 3-month-old son.
 
On that outing he was bitten by a rattlesnake. The next six hours were harrowing. After being extracted by helicopter from the canyon, he spent eight days in the hospital.
 
Join Dickman for a multimedia presentation at 7 p.m.

Grief Support Group Meets Thursdays July 11-Aug. 15

on June 14, 2019 - 7:46am

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