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Tobacco disparities are a high priority that need attention. Addiction to tobacco and exposure to secondhand smoke are serious problems in our community.

But did you know that about 24% of African American adults in New Mexico smoke cigarettes, compared to only 19% of the overall population? Nearly 700 Black/African American people in New Mexico die each generation (20 years) as a direct result of cigarette smoking. Even more are harmed by illness from smoking and secondhand smoke exposure. Community Health Charities New Mexico is working to share resources on tobacco control and prevention. Read More.
Exercise Tip: Stay Active with Fitness Apps

Fitness AppsTrying to get or stay in shape? There's an app for that! Smartphone apps can help people meet their fitness goals by motivating them to move, tracking their progress and providing a sense of accomplishment. If you're ready to give fitness apps a try, here are a few to consider.



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People Living Through Cancer Inc
Connects and supports cancer survivors and caregivers by transforming shared individual experiences into enduring hope. We exist to make sure no one faces cancer alone.

 

  
My name is Donna Fox- Keidel and I am a life-long resident of Louisville, Kentucky. I am writing this letter as one of the 66 million Americans, who live their life with the daily challenges of arthritis and related diseases.

 
 

 

 

 

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