Health

Pandemic stress has people gritting their teeth, literally dentists say

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Worries about the pandemic and current events may be keeping people up at night, and even when you sleep, the stress isn’t taking a break, according to doctors. “We’re definitely seeing more than what I’m typically used to,” said Dr. Jesse Varoz, at Dental Care on San Antonio

Is New Mexico seeing a flu shot shortage?

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Some states around the U.S. are seeing a flu shot shortage. COVID-19 uncertainty combined with the annual concerns the flu season brings is driving more people to go out and get the vaccine, which is causing the high demand in those states, but a spokesperson with the New

New Mexico officials report hantavirus case in Taos County

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico man in his 50s is in the hospital after contracting hantavirus. The New Mexico Health Department says the Taos County man reported that he had cleaned a rodent-infested shed about three weeks before he began to feel sick.

New Mexico court to hear arguments over public health order

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It will be up to the New Mexico Supreme Court to decide a case over the state’s authority to enforce certain provisions of public health orders amid the coronavirus pandemic. Arguments will be presented during an Aug. 4 remote hearing. About a dozen business owners and