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U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
From the Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Tom Udall voted against weak compromise legislation designed to set food labeling standards for genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Udall supports clear, concise labeling that allows consumers to easily understand what’s in their food and how it was grown. The bill passed the Senate by a vote of 63-30, and must next be considered in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Udall said that while the compromise bill the Senate approved was an improvement over previous legislation designed purely to gut
Breast cancer patients learn fly-fishing with Casting for Recovery New Mexico. Courtesy photo
Casting for Recovery New Mexico, led by an all-volunteer team, began in 2010 with a retreat at the Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron.
Fourteen women are selected via a random lottery to attend each retreat. Any woman who has received a breast cancer diagnosis and resides in New Mexico, the Texas Panhandle or the Colorado San Luis Valley is eligible to apply.
This year’s retreat is Sept. 23-25 at The Retreat at Angel Fire in Angel Fire. Retreat participants stay in
Tom McHenry with his wife Donna McHenry recently at Fuller Lodge – is walking again following a miraculous surgery. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
After an unbearable struggle for nearly a year with a wound that would not heal, Los Alamos resident Tom McHenry lost all hope and asked doctors to amputate his foot.
“I couldn’t take it anymore … I just wanted it to be over,” said McHenry, who moved to Los Alamos from Valparaiso, Ind., with his wife in 2012, just after the Las Conchas Fire.
He had been diagnosed a diabetic in 2010 when doctors
Are you an older adult? Have you fallen recently? Do you have parents who are older adults you are concerned about? Than this presentation is for you!
The Los Alamos Fall Prevention Coalition will present: “Remembering When: A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults” at 12:30 p.m., Friday, July 1 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Everyone is welcome!
This program is especially important as falls are the leading cause of accidental injury death among adults 65 years of age and older in the U.S. and New Mexico.
During 2010-2014 Los Alamos residents
Members of the Los Alamos Medical Center Advisory Board elected new officers during Thursday’s monthly meeting at the hospital. Front row from left, Dr. Monica Snowden and Dr. Jesse Knight. Back row from left, Dr. Barbara Van Eeckhout, outgoing chair Kendra Henning, new chair John Bretzke, new vice chair Chuck McCullough, Kelly Myers, Geoff Rodgers and not pictured, Carol Clark. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
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