Health

LANL develops breath test for detecting fatigue

30 Views   LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Los Alamos National Lab researchers are developing a breathalyzer that can determine how tired someone is.  The device works like other breathalyzers – including ones that measure alcohol. A person places their mouth on a device and exhales. Inside the device, sensors track the

Socorro schools see uptick in fentanyl use

73 Views   SOCORRO, N.M. (KRQE) – There is a deadly problem inside a New Mexico high school. Administrators said they are having a hard time solving it. “If there’s bad behavior, and there’s no consequences for it, the bad behavior’s going to continue,” said Socorro Consolidated Schools Superintendent Ron Hendrix.

Balloon Fiesta pilot honored for spreading organ donation awareness

79 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – During Balloon Fiesta, KOB 4 introduced you to three families who had an emotional reunion.  Chelsea Valladares and Kelli Ingle were killed in a car crash last April. Their families gathered at Balloon Fiesta Park last week with the Marshalls.

La Plata County resident with West Nile virus dies

77 Views   DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE) – A person in La Plata County in Colorado has died from the West Nile virus. The San Juan Basin Public Health reports its the tenth death among Colorado residents this year tied to the mosquito-born illness. According to officials, most deaths occur among people 50