On the job Monday at Fire Station 3 in White Rock is Carl Russell, DMin, MA, LPCC a volunteer from the New Mexico Crisis Support Team (NMCST). Russell offered to facilitate a critical incident debriefing for local first responders involved in the recent tragedies in Los Alamos and White Rock. The NMCST is comprised of 15 volunteer mental health professionals, clergy and peer support personnel who have received special training to intervene with individuals who have experienced a critical incident or traumatic event. Learn more here. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com
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Author Richard Skolnik of White Rock recently donated copies of his college textbook Global Health 101, 4th edition, to the Mesa Public Library and the Los Alamos High School Library.
This new edition of Skolnik’s book, the most widely used global health textbook worldwide, was published in October of this year.
‘The health of anyone, anywhere, is the health of everyone, everywhere,’ Skolnik said, adding that he hopes, therefore, that Los Alamos County residents will find value in the book.
He said he also hopes the
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Los Alamos Public Schools would like to invite parents and community members to hear a short presentation and have an opportunity to share and discuss how we can support each other and our children during this time of grief and loss at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 in the Chamisa Elementary School Gymnasium.
In times of unexpected, untimely tragedy, it is normal to feel shocked and afraid, to want to lash out, to try to regain a sense of control, and to search for ways to keep our children safe. As our community reels from a series of recent losses, LAPS would like to offer parents and community
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More than 25 percent of all children in New Mexico lived in households that couldn’t always afford enough food from 2016-2018, according to a new report by Hunger Free America, based on an analysis of federal data.
That means 121,719 children in the state lived in households that did not always know where their next meal was coming from during the three-year time period.
The total number of food insecure individuals in New Mexico from 2016-2018 was 374,105 (18.3 percent of the state population), making it the most food insecure state in the country.
The report, titled “The Affordability
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The community is invited to attend a free event 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Aspen Ridge Lodge and Sombrillo Nursing Rehab.
The event includes an open house, luminaria Dinner, entertainment and a tour of Aspen Ridge Lodge and Sombrillo Nursing Rehab.
Direct questions about this event to 505.662.4300.
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At the Dec. 3 Rotary Club meeting, research scientist Ryan Toma of Viome described the three-year-old company’s research and success as it uses a systems biology approach, an individual’s microbiome (‘gut’) and metabolism, to reduce and prevent chronic disease, which now accounts for roughly 90 percent of today’s healthcare services. Viome is a spin-off from Los Alamos National Laboratory; its testing leads to personalized recommendations for nutrition and lifestyle. Viome offers tests in gut intelligence, food sensitivity, gene expression intelligence and saliva intelligence,
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- Santa Maria El Mirador (formerly Easter Seals El Mirador);
- Border Area Mental Health Services;
- Southwest Counseling Center, Inc.;
- Southern New Mexico Human Development, Inc.; and
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ALBUQUERQUE—Federal food assistance was created to increase nutrition levels and eliminate hunger. However, the Trump administration published a final rule yesterday that threatens food assistance for more than 27,255 New Mexicans and 755,000 low-income adults nationwide.
The rule will go into effect April 1, 2020.
Federal law already required that states limit Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility to just three months out of every three years for unemployed and underemployed adults without dependent children unless they can document 20 hours
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By ROBERT FUSELIER
Since my son’s death a month ago, I’ve struggled with how public I should be about the cause of his death. However, the recent news of the deaths of other young people and a DEA alert published since my son’s death has made it impossible for me not to bring it into the public domain.
The DEA alert was to inform us, the U.S. public, of counterfeit prescriptions flooding the U.S. from Mexican drug cartels (link). The counterfeit prescriptions mimic legally produced painkillers but contain fentanyl, an extremely potent opioid. Over 25 percent of the pills
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Amid E-Cigarette Public Health Crisis, Udall And Senators Slam Reversal On Strong Tobacco Regulation
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Lemonade Living Teams Up With Gifted Horse And Other Non-Profits To Serve Developmental Disabilities And Special Needs Community In Los Alamos And NNM
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The special bond that has developed between a Vietnam era veteran and a dog named Archimedes, Archi for short, has by all accounts been remarkable.
“I had some ghosts in my head for 47 years and last summer decided
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Kevin Harrington, the founder of the As Seen On TV empire and one of the original sharks on the Emmy-awarding winning Shark Tank, will partner with Knoze Jr of Los Alamos to promote AllerPops. Courtesy image
Knoze Jr. recently partnered with Kevin Harrington and As Seen on TV. Harrington is the founder of the As Seen On TV empire and one of the first judges on the Emmy-awarding winning Shark Tank.
As Seen On TV is responsible for introducing products like AllerPops to the public and booked more than $5 billion in product sales.
AllerPops are all-natural prebiotic lollipops that help
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