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New procedure to treat enlarged prostate introduced in El Paso

67 Views   A new minimally invasive procedure to treat men with an enlarged prostate has been implemented at an El Paso hospital. Scott Brocato recently spoke with Dr. Jesus Herrera-Murillo, a urologist and physician with Rio Grande Urology and the Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus, about the new procedure.

Difficulties finding health care providers in New Mexico

79 Views   New Mexicans trying to see a new doctor or health care specialist may be met with a significant waiting period. University of New Mexico and KOAT health expert Dr. Abinash Achrekar explains why patients see delays and what is being done to shorten it.

AI and medicine may be a dangerous combination

86 Views   Artificial intelligence as really artificial! OK, we hear that AI makes up things, or hallucinates, as researchers call it. What if AI is asked to create intricate misinformation about very important things?

Legislators propose amendments to New Mexico red flag law

87 Views   Two New Mexico legislators are proposing amendments to a state law that allows district courts to issue yearlong orders to prohibit individuals from possessing, purchasing or receiving firearms if they are found to pose a threat of injury to themselves or others.

Flu cases in New Mexico higher than most states

70 Views   New Mexico is one of four states in the country where flu activity is the highest right now./em> “We are in the middle of what I would say is respiratory viral season, which includes influenza,” UNMH Dr. Megan Brett said. But that also includes RSV and Covid. The

New vaccine could lower bad cholesterol developed at UNM

117 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. — According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 2 in 5 adults have high cholesterol, and a new vaccine developed by researchers at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine could help lower “bad” LDL cholesterol.

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