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Sandia Labs develops sensor to use during cancer treatment

43 Views  Â The Sandia National Laboratories has developed a new sensor to detect radioactive materials during proton radiotherapy. Researcher Patrick Doty, among others, created a plan to use an imaging patch, which makes it easier to provide dosages to the correct areas. Doty explains how this can help, especially with

How to avoid COVID-19, flu and RSV this holiday season

50 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Video above provides the latest COVID-19 stats, community levels for Bernalillo County November and December are festive months full of gatherings and celebrations with loved ones. According to health experts, increases in respiratory viruses such as the flu, COVID-19, and respiratory syncytial virus, also known as

Bills addressing migrants, border issues dividing parties

70 Views  Â Representative Gabe Vasquez has been working on a package of bills to tackle border issues, but its effectiveness is being questioned by republicans. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Representative Gabe Vasquez brings together migrant workers who specialize in health care, oil and gas, education and more.

Renewed public health order targets rising congenital syphilis cases

112 Views  Â In health news, the New Mexico Department of Health is addressing the rising threat of congenital syphilis by renewing and updating an ongoing public health order. Scott Brocato spoke with Dr. Miranda Durham, chief medical officer with the NMDOH, about the health order and the rise of congenital

Why the number of dispensaries is concerning the cannabis industry

128 Views  Â There are more than 1,000 licensed dispensaries in New Mexico. Professionals in the cannabis industry speak on why it may worry them. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In the most recent report from the state, New Mexico’s cannabis industry brought in more than $30 million every month from March to

Medical flight team works to save lives across borderland

117 Views  Â Native 31 is a medical aircraft and flight crew located at the Las Cruces International Airport. The crew is part of the Air Methods company. On a daily basis, the team flies across the borderland to aid and stabilize high-risk medical patients who may not survive ambulance transports

Safe options mothers have to surrender their babies

150 Views  Â In the past two years, three babies have been neglected in New Mexico. Two of those babies were found dead. In the past two years, three babies have been neglected in New Mexico. Two of those babies were found dead. Last week, police said a newborn baby was

Las Cruces rolls out city’s first publicly funded basic income program

153 Views  Â Las Cruces’s first publicly funded guaranteed basic income program is in the works. The city-approved pilot project will allocate federal funds and provide monthly payments for a year and a half to qualifying low-income individuals, with the goal of evaluating recipient outcomes. This comes after some in the

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