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No parent should ever have to sleep on the street, but that’s exactly what some of them do, while their sick and injured children are being cared for in the Hospital Infantil in Juarez, Mexico.
The first annual ¡Fiesta Los Alamos!, 6-10 p.m. Saturday, July 25 at Fuller
Although we can’t stop the hands of time, the factors thought to be responsible for 85 percent of visible aging are largely preventable.
One of the primary offenders is UV exposure. Other forces responsible for extrinsic aging are less frequently discussed, such as pollution, sleep deprivation and smoking.
By addressing these extrinsic factors, our fight against skin aging can be more successful:
- Pollution – Car exhaust produces copious amount of reactive oxygen species (ROS) that are
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Sombrillo staff and board members celebrate the retirement of Anita Maes, center, after more than 21 years at Sombrillo. Photo by Mary Yamada
Los Alamos Retirement Community celebrated the retirement of longtime nurse Anita Maes at a party June 30.
LARC board members and Sombrillo staff gathered together to wish her a happy retirement and thank her for her hard work. Maes began her career as an LPN in November of 1972. She has been working at Sombrillo Nursing and Rehab since April 15, 1994.
As a dedicated, hardworking nurse, she epitomized the Practical Nurse Pledge:
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Such a transport raises many questions for the patient and the family. Who is in charge of determining whether the emergency trip to the hospital was necessary? Who pays for the ambulance, the crew, and the equipment during the trip to the
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There’s no better time than the present to learn to save a life.
UNM-LA Community Education is offering a one-day certification course on CPR and basic first aid called EMS 193 AED/CPR/First Aid Training, taught by Joe Candelaria, 9:30-4 p.m. Saturday, July 11 in room 612 at UNM-LA.
Candelaria is director of the UNM-LA Fire Science Program and a Los Alamos Fire Department certified instructor. The class fee is $95 and may be taken for one hour of credit.
Cardiac arrest strikes more than 300,000 people every year in the