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Medical Treatment Options For Leakage Issues Jan. 6

on December 31, 2015 - 6:58am

Santa’s Veterinarian Clears Reindeer For Flight

on December 24, 2015 - 10:29am
Santa’s veterinarian has cleared Rudolph and the rest of the reindeer to travel the world Christmas Eve with Santa. Courtesy/
AVMA News:
SCHAUMBURG, IL — Following a health checkup at the North Pole, Santa’s veterinarian has given the green light to Rudolph’s red nose and the rest of the reindeer that will be traveling the world this Christmas Eve.
Dr. Joe Kinnarney, president of the American Veterinary Medical Association, visited the North Pole today to ensure that Santa’s team of nine were up-to-date on their vaccinations and healthy enough to make their annual trek around

Los Alamos Children's Dentistry Officially Opens

on December 20, 2015 - 8:06am
Dentist Bill Nichols cuts the ribbon to officially open his clinic, Los Alamos Children's Dentistry at 751 Trinity Dr., Suite 305 in the Smith's Marketplace business park. He is assisted from left, Daniel Hemphill who is helping to set up the practice, Chamber Manager Nancy Partride, County Councilor David Izraelevitz, Santa and Elsa (Megan Hemphill) and Anna (Louisa Bellian) from 'Frozen.' Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Community members celebrate the Grand Opening of Los Alamos Children's Dentistry. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Kristen and Dr.

Creating A Healthier Holiday Meal

on December 20, 2015 - 7:53am

LAMC Nutrition Services

A Holiday Menu Tune-Up

Holidays bring joy … and food anxiety. How to cook, how to serve, and, finally, how much? In an era when we all seem to be on a diet, do you give in and make everything Grandma did?

Today’s goal is not to re-create a Norman Rockwell painting, but to produce a festive meal you will be happy to serve. The biggest change: If you don’t need to present the whole turkey for carving at the table, cook a turkey breast instead.

Cooking Times

If you start with a fresh turkey breast, you don’t have to worry about thawing it in

Los Alamos Hidden Treasure: Holiday Gifts That Give Back

on December 19, 2015 - 8:13am
LAMC Auxiliary volunteers AKA ‘Pink Ladies’ provide a wide variety of services. From left, Shirley Litten, Charlene Montegue and Board President Carole Watanabe help shoppers find just the right gift! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
The Lobby Shop is also one of the few places in Los Alamos where you can find items of an inspirational or religious nature to give as gifts. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon

Staff Report

Looking for that ideal gift?

School Board Approves Mental Health Design Team’s Recommendations

on December 18, 2015 - 9:22am
Members of the Design Team, from left, Ellen Ben Naim, Diane Katzenmeyer-Delgado, Michelangelo Lobato and Marvel Harrison. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Staff Report

The Los Alamos Public School Board voted unanimously Tuesday evening to implement the recommendations of the LAPS Mental Health Design Team.

Speaking to a full house at the meeting, a stunning report by the LAPS Mental Health Design Team initiated their presentation by expressing how, “A health community is not one without problems. A health community has problems and mobilizes resources to navigate through them.”


Trinity Urgent Care Opens For Business

on December 17, 2015 - 11:56am
Trinity Urgent Care CEO, Chief Medical Officer and owner Dr. Robert McClees outside his new facility Friday at 1460 Trinity Dr., Suite A & B. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Dr. Robert McClees, left, with Dr. Edward Grant, P.A. of Oriental Medicine Friday afternoon in the waiting room at Trinity Urgent Care. Photographs by Ski Patroller Jeff Hylok hang on the wall in the waiting room and will be rotated depicting Los Alamos outdoor lifestyles. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ 
Los Alamos Daily Post
Trinity Urgent Care, LLC has opened for business at

Los Alamos Chiropractors Host Annual Gathering

on December 17, 2015 - 11:01am

Los Alamos chiropractors held their annual holiday lunch Wednesday at Blue Window Bistro. From left, Dr. Nancy Savoia of Los Alamos Chiropractic, Dr. Gary Storkan of Storkan Chiropractic and Dr. Merry McIntyre of Reunion Chiropractic & Wellness extend to the Los Alamos and White Rock community their wishes for a happy and safe holiday season, vibrant health and peace and goodwill to all. Courtesy photo

LANL's Portable MRI Named Top 10 Breakthrough Of 2015 By Physics World Magazine

on December 15, 2015 - 10:06am

Michelle Espy, project leader at LANL, in front of the battlefield MRI, which uses ultra-low-field magnetic resonance imaging to create images of injured soft tissues, such as the brain. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Innovative technology could be deployed to battlefields and hospitals in developing countries

Los Alamos National Laboratory’s portable MRI was named one of the Top 10 Breakthroughs of the Year by Physics World, the member magazine of the Institute of Physics.

LANL Model Predicts Late Start To Flu Season

on December 15, 2015 - 7:57am

LANL News:

  • February Most Likely Month For Flu Season To Peak

The flu season will likely peak in February in most parts of the United States, according to a model developed by scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Using historical data, a mathematical representation of how flu spreads through a population, and data for the current flu season provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the scientists were able to create a probabilistic model forecasting the flu season.

“There’s no crystal ball when it comes to predicting disease outbreaks,” said Sara Del Valle, the