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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

Los Alamos Council On Cancer Community Seminar Features Dr. Matthew Jackson

on October 10, 2019 - 1:45pm

Food Products Recalled For Possible Contamination

on October 10, 2019 - 8:33am
Courtesy/NMED
 
NMED News:
 
E.A. Sween Company has announced the recall of multiple food products due to possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.
 
The recall was initiated by Tip Top Poultry, Inc., which provides ingredients to two of E.A. Sween’s suppliers: The Suter Company, Inc., and Baja Foods LLC, which provide chicken salad products and burritos, respectively, to E.A. Sween. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not received any reports of Listeria-related illnesses related to these products.
 
Listeria is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal

The Fight Against Breast Cancer Doesn’t End Oct. 31

on October 9, 2019 - 2:07pm

By DR. NELSON POU
Los Alamos Medical Center Women’s Health Physician

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to review our knowledge of this disease, shine a spotlight on its risks and symptoms, and raise awareness of how we can help fight it.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 245,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the U.S., and more than 40,000 women die from the disease. In fact, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among American women.

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