Rotarians Laura Gonzales, Jessie Conrad and Jim Nesmith celebrate Holi Day, a communal celebration of colors, during Sunday festivities at Fuller Lodge. The event was sponsored by Sirphey owner Prashant Jain. Members of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos were on hand to tell participants about Rotary International’s impressive success in eradicating polio worldwide with small exceptions in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria where war and distrust of Western medicine limit vaccination programs. Polio is a contagious virus that causes muscle wasting and paralysis. It is easily
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The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) announces 11 recommendations to continue the state’s progress addressing drug overdose rates.
The recommendations come from the New Mexico Overdose Prevention and Pain Management Advisory Council, made up of state agencies such as NMDOH, regulatory bodies, and multiple medical professional associations.
The council is charged with reviewing the status of overdose prevention and pain management standards and education efforts for both consumers and professionals in New Mexico. It is also charged with recommending pain
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On the job in Los Alamos is Susan Glen, MSW, of the Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service, 2202 Canyon Road, braving the wind Wednesday to visit a patient off the hill. Glen assists patients to obtain resources in order to help them live the best quality of life possible. Formed in 1973, LAVNS is a not for profit organization providing home health and hospice services in Los Alamos County, northern Santa Fe County and parts of Rio Arriba County. Services include ‘intermittent’ skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, medical social services and home
By Sharon Radcliffe, CNO
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April showers might bring May flowers, but many of us are well aware that they can also bring tree and grass pollen and other allergens that can cause us to wheeze, sneeze and sniffle our way through spring.
At Los Alamos Medical Center, our mission is Making Communities Healthier®, and that includes helping you manage seasonal allergies.
According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), springtime allergies occur when your immune system overreacts to an environmental side effect of seasonal plant pollination.
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- After Three High Profile Child Abuse Cases In Five Day … CHI St. Joseph’s Children Calls For Vigilance
ALBUQUERQUE – The Largest Home Visiting Program in the state, CHI St. Joseph’s Children, calls upon all New Mexicans for vigilance and action to prevent child abuse.
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and tragedies over the last several days have heightened the urgency to truly make our state a safe place for our children.
The cases of 5-year-old, Sarah, who was beaten to death; the 8-year-old girl critically wounded by a gunshot; and
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These Los Alamos Firefighters from Station 4 are honored this morning for saving the life of a person suffering a heart attack: Capt. Gerard Coriz, Driver Paramedic Van Leimer, Firefighter Paramedic Dylan Mahoney, Firefighter Paramedic Dustin Rogers, Firefighter Randall Robles, Firefighter Joshua Urban and Firefighter Shannon Evans. Courtesy/LAFD
This morning, the Los Alamos Fire Department (LAFD) was proud to present Station 4-B Shift with a Phoenix Award.
The Phoenix Award, which began in January of 2017, is awarded to personnel who have been involved in calls where the
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Community members gathered at Los Alamos Medical Center Thursday evening for the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event. Community members had the opportunity to meet and chat with doctor and staff and enjoy snacks and beverages. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
LAMC CEO John Whiteside and Dr. Jacqueline Krohn welcome the community to Business After Hours Thursday at the hospital. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
From left, Layne Kalbfeisch of 2E Consultants (R) LLC, Los Alamos Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann, Los Alamos National Bank Private Banker
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The Republican Party of Los Alamos County will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4 in Wallace Hall at UNM-LA.
All registered Republicans are invited to attend the Central Committee Meeting 6-6:50 p.m., followed by a break for refreshments.
Starting at 7 p.m., the public is invited to attend a special presentation: “Fatal Flaws: Legalizing Assisted Death” Part 2. Physician-Assisted Suicide legislation, HB 90 and SB 153, failed to pass in the 2019 Legislative Session. The community is encouraged to join members of the RPLA to watch the presentation
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“A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.” –Mahatma Ghandi
If you had a friend that said you’re not smart enough, good enough or lovable, would you keep this friend? I would hope not, and yet people often give themselves free reign to routinely employ such negative self-talk.
Thoughts and beliefs are the operating systems that navigate our lives. If we don’t monitor these thoughts and beliefs, we can unconsciously create undesirable life consequences.
Negative self-talk makes us tentative and unable