New Mexico Delegation Announces $2.5 Million to UNM to Research Chronic Kidney Disease Risk Factors Among Native Americans

New Mexico Delegation Announces $2.5 Million to UNM to Research Chronic Kidney Disease Risk Factors Among Native Americans

Findings of five-year study may contribute to development of public health interventions to combat the disease, which disproportionately affects Native communities in NM.

WASHINGTON ‒ U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Deb Haaland, and Xochitl Torres Small announced that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded approximately $2.5 million over five years to the University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Sciences Center to research chronic kidney disease risk factors among Native Americans in the southwestern United States.  

Veteran’s Benefits Fair Hosted By Indian Health Services

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On Aug. 11 the Indian Health Services office will jointly host a veteran’s benefits fair at the Wild Horse Casino & Event Center in Dulce. 

This will be the second time that veterans services providers have come together to host a fair specifically targeted to bring services to Native American veterans of northern New Mexico veterans in the area…