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Legislative Alert on Health Care Bill

To follow up on Representative Ben Ray Lujan’s visit to Peñasco last Saturday to discuss the “repeal” and “replacement” of the Affordable Care Act I’m posting this legislative alert from Health Security For New Mexicans Campaign. 439 more words

New Mexico

Interview with a CDC Epidemiologist

Dr. Snigdha Vallabhaneni currently works as a medical epidemiologist at the Center for Disease Control. She received her undergraduate and medical degrees from Brown University and received a Masters of Public Health from UC Berkeley. 368 more words

Public Health

Council call upon residents and businesses to help borough become dementia friendly

A new campaign has been launched calling upon residents and businesses help make Merton a dementia friendly borough by 2020.

Dementia Friendly Merton is supported by Merton Council, Merton Clinical Commissioning Group and the Alzheimer’s Society. 691 more words

News Stories

Medium: Can Your Doctor See the Cancer Research Reported in the News? Can you?

Medium: Can Your Doctor See the Cancer Research Reported in the News? Can you? “The issue of biomedical research in the news media highlights a weakness in the policy’s potential to mandate access to information in a timely manner for the benefit of the public. 37 more words

Research & Opinion

A New Diagnosis: ‘Post-Election Stress Disorder’

Wally Pfingsten has always been a news junkie. But since President Donald Trump was elected, he’s been so anxious about the political tumult that even just having the TV news on in the background at home is unbearable. 1,151 more words

Public Health

"People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors"*...

Your family tree might contain a few curious revelations. It might alert you to the existence of long-lost third cousins. It might tell you your 10-times-great-grandfather…

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Indians are sick and tired of working so much

In a country where the incidence of heart disease and diabetes is on the rise, and deadly pollution levels endanger the lives of millions, there’s one quiet health concern that doesn’t get much public attention: fatigue. 222 more words