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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.
Don't Neglect Your Mental Health During the Holidays

Holiday Stress

This time of year can be extremely stressful for people who suffer from mental health issues.


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The American Hearing Research Foundation funds medical research to find cures and treatments for hearing loss, and provides trusted information on hearing disorders.

 

  

At the age of 10, Taylor Harbin was diligently working toward a three year goal of Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. He began complaining of aches and pains in his joints which his parents attributed to the many hours of practice. As time progressed, he began to refuse his little brother’s request to go outside and play. Eventually the pain progressed until he could not get out of bed by himself.


 
 

 

 

 

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