Health

Now is the time to rethink your drink

Hot temperatures mean more people are spending time outdoors and being active, both reasons to pay attention to proper hydration in the summer. Think you got all of your facts straight when it comes to your H2O IQ?

Smart people buy generic brands

It is a question all of us face in the medicine aisles of our supermarket or pharmacy: should we fork over more to buy a brand name product or should we get the generic instead?

New Mexico Department of Health reports new plague case

The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting a case of plague in a 43-year-old woman from Rio Arriba County who is currently hospitalized. Confirmatory testing was conducted at the Department’s Scientific Laboratory Division.

Three things you can do for a healthier life

We all know that eating right and getting enough exercise are the keys to staying fit but there are things you can do, overnight, that can get you on the right track to having a healthier life.

New developments into Alzheimer's disease

Your sense of smell could be an indication of Alzheimer's disease. Scientists said new research shows that a decreased ability to correctly identify odors could associated with the loss of brain cell function.

How to sooth your infant during teething

If you've ever been a parent of a newborn, you know about teething. Developing new teeth can make a little one very uncomfortable.

A five year plan to reduce the asthma burden in New Mexico

The New Mexico Council on Asthma (NMCOA) and the New Mexico Department of Health are pleased to announce the recent publication of a five-year plan to be used as a guide to reduce the burden of asthma and improve asthma outcomes in New Mexico.&

Department State Health Services urges precautions as West Nile Season nears

The Texas Department of State Health Services advises the public to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites that may lead to West Nile illness. As we enter the warmer months, the risk of exposure to virus-carrying mosquitoes increases.

You're invited to celebrate National Fitness Day

Wednesday, May 28 is National Fitness Day and you are invited to participate.

361 cases of mumps in central Ohio

 Health authorities indicated Friday there have been 361 cases of mumps in central Ohio, a significantly higher number than was reported just a few weeks ago.