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On the job in Los Alamos manual therapy trainees work on clients recently at Musculoskeletal Specialists at 3500 Trinity Dr., Ste C5. Musculoskeletal Specialists offers trained, licensed providers and also operates as a training facility for future manual therapy and exercise practitioners. After nine months of classroom work, practice and testing, trainees work in the clinic in a supervised capacity. Manual therapy is pain free and includes soft tissue and muscle work, stretching and mobilization of joints into alignment. Treatment sessions are 75 minutes, $46 and self-pay. HSA cards
By Dr. Kurt Steinhaus
Los Alamos Public Schools
I am so proud of everyone at LAPS for the incredible ways that they have been preparing for Hybrid Learning and for exceptional community support. Thank you.
I am also proud of our Los Alamos Online Learning Academy and Topper Virtual Academy staff for providing remote learning all year long.
In every school, we have completed trainings and posted signs about the three W’s:
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 448 additional positive tests for COVID-19.
Los Alamos County has 1 new case today bringing the total to 38 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.
Today’s update includes 5 new deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19.
The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:
The first 3-D images have been created of an RNA molecule known as ‘Braveheart’ for its role in transforming stem cells into heart cells. Courtesy/LANL
What is the human heart truly made of? Why can it become diseased? With the right tools, could scientists actually grow healthy ones?
Karissa Sanbonmatsu, a team leader in Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Theoretical Biology and Biophysics group, will answer these questions and more in the Science on Tap virtual talk, “Secrets of the heart: imaging the dark matter of the genome”, 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19. Register here.
On the job in Los Alamos is Dr. Charles Lenz, DC, owner of Los Alamos Chiropractic at 2610 Trinity Dr #14. The chiropractic practice has been in business for 40 years. Lenz purchased the practice two years ago from Nancy Savoia who operated it for 26 years. Lenz and his wife, who works at Los Alamos National Laboratory, have been in Los Alamos for two and a half years. He said he serves patients who are ‘newborns to geriatrics’, adding that at Los Alamos Chiropractic, gentle and specific techniques are used to improve spinal function. Lenz earned his bachelor’s degree in biology at New Mexico State
SANTA FE — A new P-EBT hotline has been established for parents who have questions about eligibility or would like additional information about P-EBT benefits, the New Mexico Human Services Department announced Thursday.
The new P-EBT hotline, 1.833.415.0569 will be manned 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday to assist families who have flooded current phone lines with questions about P-EBT.
The P-EBT program provides nutrition assistance to New Mexico families to offset meals missed because schools were in a remote learning mode in August and September. New Mexico households
RTD women out to raise breast cancer awareness. Courtesy/RTD
Blue bus goes pink for breast cancer awareness month. Courtesy/RTD
The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) Friday announced that one of its iconic RTD Blue Bus’s has gone pink.
Under the slogan of “Breast Cancer Awareness is not just a month”, the bus will now be seen traveling the roads from Santa Fe to Española to Taos. Festooning the trademark “awareness” ribbon on the bus are messages of support to inspire hope and show every woman that they are important — words such as: hope, strength, victory, resolve,
Alzheimer’s Association News:
ALBUQUERQUE — The Alzheimer’s Association has announced that its 16th Annual New Mexico Caregiver Conference (Nov. 6-7) is now a user-friendly virtual event, available statewide.
The new platform is designed to educate, inform and uplift the caregiver and improve the caregiving experience – and now, professional and family caregivers can attend from the safety and comfort of home.
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. The Alzheimer’s Association will celebrate the heroic contributions of Alzheimer’s
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