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High-Heat Advice from a Climate Relief Expert

94 Views   In response to the eat advisory for today we have a word with Nathaniel Matthews-Trigg about the dangers of high temperature situations. He is a board member of Health Climate New Mexico and an associate director for climate and disaster resilience with Americares.

It’s time to think about heat exhaustion & heat stroke

134 Views   Knowing the difference can save your life Triple-digit temperatures are now extending from Southern New Mexico to the Albuquerque metro area. While it happens every year, doctors warn not to take it for granted. KOAT UNM Medical Expert Dr. Abinash Achrekar reminds everyone of the importance of staying hydrated.

State Public Health Veterinarian shares information on HPAI

148 Views ¬†¬†KC Counts talks with State Public Health Veterinarian Dr. Erin Phipps about highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and its emergence in dairy cows and chickens in New Mexico. Dr. Phipps discusses communication, new science confirming the safety of the milk supply, the disease’s appearances in wildlife, domestic animals,

Avian flu in cows prompts USDA mandates

132 Views ¬†¬†NEW MEXICO¬†(KRQE) ‚Äď The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is requiring new¬†mandates¬†after Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A (HPAI) H5N1 was discovered in dairy cattle.

Bird flu remnants found in milk, FDA says

172 Views ¬†¬†(NEXSTAR) ‚Äď Inactive fragments of¬†the bird flu virus¬†that has sickened dairy herds in eight states have been detected in pasteurized milk, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday.

UNM researchers study the impact of microplastics on humans

154 Views ¬†¬†ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ‚ÄĒ Microplastics are microscopic plastic particles that you can‚Äôt see with the human eye. Researchers say they‚Äôre in our oceans, rivers, lakes, soil, and clouds. They‚Äôre in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and all throughout our bodies.

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