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KUNM's Public Health New Mexico reporting project provides in-depth, investigative and continuous coverage of public health in New Mexico, with an emphasis on poverty. For all articles and web exclusive content, go to publichealthnm.org

Latest Episodes

Research Shows Naloxone More Available Outside ABQ

An overdose-reversing medication has become an important tool in preventing opioid deaths. But it’s not as available in Albuquerque as it is in other parts of the state, according to a team of students at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, who released their findings earlier this month.

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Research Shows Naloxone More Available Outside ABQ

A Dump Site Becomes A Greenhouse In The South Valley

The South Valley near Albuquerque has a long history of agricultural practice. Friday, October 4, marked the grand opening of a state-of-the-art greenhouse that will help local farmers and serve as a site where young people can learn the tradition. The shared greenhouse is the first of its kind, and it sits on land that was once an illegal dumpsite.

1 MIN2 w ago
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A Dump Site Becomes A Greenhouse In The South Valley

Vaping Illness Cases Rise To 12 In New Mexico

There are more cases of vaping-related illnesses appearing all over the country, and New Mexico is no exception.

1 MINSEP 12
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Vaping Illness Cases Rise To 12 In New Mexico

Uninsured Rate Sees Biggest Increase In Years

The United States Census Bureau has found that the national number of people who are uninsured increased significantly last year. This marks the first such change since the Affordable Care Act took effect in 2010.

49 sSEP 11
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Uninsured Rate Sees Biggest Increase In Years

Judge: N.M. Corrections Department Tried To Hide Report On Health Care Failures

For years, people who’d been in New Mexico prisons brought lawsuits and allegations about dangerously bad medical care, as well as sexual abuse by a prison doctor. According to The Santa Fe New Mexican , a report just came to light detailing the Department of Corrections failures—even though the state’s been trying to hide it.

1 MINSEP 10
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Judge: N.M. Corrections Department Tried To Hide Report On Health Care Failures

Candidates File For BernCo November Elections

Forty-five people turned in paperwork Tuesday to run for office in a slew of local elections in Bernalillo County. Local government, education, and soil and water conservancy seats will all be on county ballots this November.

1 MINAUG 29
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Candidates File For BernCo November Elections

Funding Delay Threatens Student Health Confidentiality

We’re two weeks into the school year and school-based health centers around New Mexico are still waiting on the state to finalize funding contracts.

53 sAUG 22
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Funding Delay Threatens Student Health Confidentiality

UNM School Of Medicine Creates Office To Address Student Mistreatment

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine has created a new office to address mistreatment of students, residents and fellows.

1 MINAUG 20
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UNM School Of Medicine Creates Office To Address Student Mistreatment

New Immigration Rule Could Affect 42,000 New Mexicans

The Trump administration has issued a new rule that could deny visas and green cards to some immigrants if they use government assistance programs like Medicaid or food assistance, citing the need for self-sufficiency and the cost.

57 sAUG 14
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New Immigration Rule Could Affect 42,000 New Mexicans

UNM Researchers Win Grant To Study Kidney Disease in Native Americans

Studies about kidney disease in the United States have historically left out Native Americans, b ut a pair of researchers at the University of New Mexico have won a $3.5 million grant that they hope will make way for more equity in health care research.

52 sAUG 10
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UNM Researchers Win Grant To Study Kidney Disease in Native Americans

Latest Episodes

Research Shows Naloxone More Available Outside ABQ

An overdose-reversing medication has become an important tool in preventing opioid deaths. But it’s not as available in Albuquerque as it is in other parts of the state, according to a team of students at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, who released their findings earlier this month.

1 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Research Shows Naloxone More Available Outside ABQ

A Dump Site Becomes A Greenhouse In The South Valley

The South Valley near Albuquerque has a long history of agricultural practice. Friday, October 4, marked the grand opening of a state-of-the-art greenhouse that will help local farmers and serve as a site where young people can learn the tradition. The shared greenhouse is the first of its kind, and it sits on land that was once an illegal dumpsite.

1 MIN2 w ago
Comments
A Dump Site Becomes A Greenhouse In The South Valley

Vaping Illness Cases Rise To 12 In New Mexico

There are more cases of vaping-related illnesses appearing all over the country, and New Mexico is no exception.

1 MINSEP 12
Comments
Vaping Illness Cases Rise To 12 In New Mexico

Uninsured Rate Sees Biggest Increase In Years

The United States Census Bureau has found that the national number of people who are uninsured increased significantly last year. This marks the first such change since the Affordable Care Act took effect in 2010.

49 sSEP 11
Comments
Uninsured Rate Sees Biggest Increase In Years

Judge: N.M. Corrections Department Tried To Hide Report On Health Care Failures

For years, people who’d been in New Mexico prisons brought lawsuits and allegations about dangerously bad medical care, as well as sexual abuse by a prison doctor. According to The Santa Fe New Mexican , a report just came to light detailing the Department of Corrections failures—even though the state’s been trying to hide it.

1 MINSEP 10
Comments
Judge: N.M. Corrections Department Tried To Hide Report On Health Care Failures

Candidates File For BernCo November Elections

Forty-five people turned in paperwork Tuesday to run for office in a slew of local elections in Bernalillo County. Local government, education, and soil and water conservancy seats will all be on county ballots this November.

1 MINAUG 29
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Candidates File For BernCo November Elections

Funding Delay Threatens Student Health Confidentiality

We’re two weeks into the school year and school-based health centers around New Mexico are still waiting on the state to finalize funding contracts.

53 sAUG 22
Comments
Funding Delay Threatens Student Health Confidentiality

UNM School Of Medicine Creates Office To Address Student Mistreatment

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine has created a new office to address mistreatment of students, residents and fellows.

1 MINAUG 20
Comments
UNM School Of Medicine Creates Office To Address Student Mistreatment

New Immigration Rule Could Affect 42,000 New Mexicans

The Trump administration has issued a new rule that could deny visas and green cards to some immigrants if they use government assistance programs like Medicaid or food assistance, citing the need for self-sufficiency and the cost.

57 sAUG 14
Comments
New Immigration Rule Could Affect 42,000 New Mexicans

UNM Researchers Win Grant To Study Kidney Disease in Native Americans

Studies about kidney disease in the United States have historically left out Native Americans, b ut a pair of researchers at the University of New Mexico have won a $3.5 million grant that they hope will make way for more equity in health care research.

52 sAUG 10
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UNM Researchers Win Grant To Study Kidney Disease in Native Americans