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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: Winter Workouts for People with Asthma or Arthritis

Winter ExerciseCold days are coming! Winter weather can exacerbate existing conditions like asthma, arthritis and chronic migraines, just to name a few. But just because the trees are bare and there's a chill in the air doesn't mean you have to forgo your daily walks outside for the dreaded treadmill. It's important to get outside on sunny days, even when it's cold. Here are some tips to help keep you moving during the cold winter season.



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Maximize the potential and quality of life of people with cerebral palsy (CP) and reduce the prevalence and impact of CP through funding cutting-edge research.

 

  
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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