Health

AG Clears Final Two Behavioral Health Providers of Wrongdoing

by Staff Reporter / Apr 05, 2016 / comments

AG Clears Final Two Behavioral Health Providers of Wrongdoing

Staff Report

Book Sale of Short Stories and Poems

by Staff Reporter / Apr 02, 2016 / comments

Book Sale of Short Stories and Poems

Presbyterian Española Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a Book Sale of Short Stories and Poems Thursday, April 7th and Friday, April 8th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Hospital Lobby.

HOY May Not See "Mañana" - County To Operate Detox Facility Itself

by Staff Reporter / Feb 05, 2016 / comments

HOY May Not See "Mañana" - County To Operate Detox Facility Itself

By Robert A. Naranjo

Española – At the Jan. 26 Rio Arriba County Commission meeting commissioners made the decision to take over operations of the county owned drug treatment facility in Lyden. The facility is currently administered by the non-profit organization “Hoy”, under a contract with the county.

New Study Says Vaping Could Lead to DWI

by Staff Reporter / Jan 26, 2016 / comments

A recent study by Yale University researchers found that people who used e-cigarettes performed poorly on psychomotor tests and had detectable levels of alcohol in their system.  E-cigs deliver nicotine to the user by vaporizing liquids, many of which contain alcohol...

Supporting Wellness Treatment & Recovery Walk At The Roundhouse

by Staff Reporter / Jan 26, 2016 / comments

Read more for full details of the event.

6 Week Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

by Reporter / Jan 15, 2016 / comments

Join a 6 week diabetes self-management workshop starting Fridays on February, 12 at 1:00pm at Española Presbyterian Hospital led by Becky Lovato-Gurule. Becky Lovato-Gurule is from Española and has lead numerous diabetes self-management workshops in Española over the past year. The program is for more than just those with diabetes, it also is for people with any type of ongoing health condition, physical and/or mental health related. It is always FREE to participants. For more information, please contact Denise at 575.613.5489.

Late Flu Season Predicted By LANL

by Carol Clark / Dec 15, 2015 / comments

The flu season will likely peak in February in most parts of the United States, according to a model developed by scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Using historical data, a mathematical representation of how flu spreads through a population, and data for the current flu season provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the scientists were able to create a probabilistic model forecasting the flu season...

Cholesterol: Too Much is Not a Good Thing

by Staff Reporter / Nov 27, 2015 / comments

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that your body needs. But when your body has too much cholesterol, it can build up on the walls of your arteries and lead to heart attack or stroke...

Column: Nature’s Presence

by Staff Reporter / Nov 19, 2015 / comments

Energy exists at various frequencies ranging from microwaves at billions or millions of cycles per second (gigahertz or megahertz) to radio frequencies (RF) down to extremely low frequencies (ELF). In between are the UHF (ultrahigh frequencies), VHF (very high frequencies), etc. With the increase in electronic technologies there has been a great increase...

Column: Nature’s Presence

by Staff Reporter / Nov 08, 2015 / comments

I had intended on starting a series called The Miracle of Chiropractic Care. I was told by my intuition that series could wait and I should start this one instead. As with many topics it will take much more than one column to convey my message. This may or may not be released as a consecutive series but rest assured this is a topic that will be discussed at great length...

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