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STATE OF THE AIR

The overarching conclusion is that the Clean Air Act is working to improve our air quality and health, and we can see the improvements right here in New Mexico in our oil and gas regions. Thanks to Clean Air Act enforcement and improvements, San Juan...

 
 By Bob Moos    Health    April 28, 2017

MANY OF MEDICARE'S PREVENTATIVE SCREENINGS COME AT NO COST TO YOU

How often have you tried to ignore an ache or pain by telling yourself, “Maybe if I do nothing, it’ll go away.” Sometimes, that works. But wishful thinking isn’t the best way to take care of yourself. Medicare has put a new emphasis on...

 

HEALTHY LIVING

As noted in last week’s column about vitamin D, vitamins are substances that the body can’t make that are necessary in trace amounts for normal metabolic functioning. Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is a water-soluble vitamin (as opposed to...

 
 By Susan Barnes    Health    March 31, 2017

NATUROPATHIC NOTES

Spring is here; a time of renewal and regeneration. Did you know that your body is in a constant state of renewal? That is its natural state. However, when one is ill, the regenerative processes of...

 

MERCY TO OFFER FREE EDUCATION TO THOSE WITH PREDIABETES

People diagnosed with prediabetes are at a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Effectively managing prediabetes can help prevent diabetes. In fact, studies have shown that the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes can...

 

HEALTHY LVING

Oxidation involves the removal of electrons from atoms or molecules, creating unstable particles called free radicals. In their book “Beat the Heart Attack Gene,” Bale and Doneen state that oxidative stress is “an imbalance between formation...

 
 By Rev. George    Health    March 17, 2017

RELATIONSHIP MATTERS

In the last article I wrote about how your relationships become personal laws and command statements. Let's continue finishing the section about The Tendency of Decision. 1. The way to change your...

 

HEALTHY LIVING

Each human cell has twenty-three chromosomes, each made up of two strands of DNA. At the tip of the chromosomes are caps called a telomeres, that keep the DNA from unraveling and are analogous to the plastic tips at each end of your shoelaces. As...

 
 By Bob Moos    Health    March 3, 2017

STAY SURE-FOOTED AND INDEPENDENT

When kids fall, they usually just get up and return to playing. But for older adults, falls are a major threat to good health and independence. Every year, about one in four Americans 65 and older falls, and about one in five of those who lose their...

 

NATUROPATHIC NOTES

One of the purposes of this column is to educate people to the fact that there is another way of looking at life, another way to stay healthy and happy. Although what I do and teach is considered...

 

FEBRUARY IS HEART MONTH

February 14 is Valentine’s Day, and because it falls in February, the month is called “heart month.” If you don’t already do this, you should consider being kind to your endothelium and encourage your loved ones to do the same. The...

 

Healthy Living

This week I’d like to present two patient stories. First, my own: My father had hypertension and Parkinson’s for many years and died at 81 of complications from a stroke. Other family members on his side died from heart attacks and strokes. My...

 

Aztec Senior Center

3 - Hot turkey sandwich 6 - Spaghetti 7 - Pizza 8 - Navajo Taco 9 - Ham & noodles 10 - Chicken & rice...

 

Cultural Harmony Conference

The 18th Creating Cultural Harmony Conference: “Celebrating Family Cultures and the Culture of Families,” will take place on Friday, February 10, 2017, at the Henderson Fine Arts Center, San Juan College, from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. This...

 

Healthy Living

There have been many giants in the field of preventing, treating and reversing disease through nutrition. The thing they all have in common is that based on science they advocate a plant-based, no-added-oil, whole (unprocessed) food lifestyle with...

 

Healthy Living

This is the last column in a series about foods we need to avoid if we want optimal health. It seems obvious that we should avoid toxins. Here’s the scope of the problem: · According to the CDC, essentially 100 percent of people in the U.S. are...

 

Healthy Living

This is another column in the current series about why we should avoid certain foods if we want optimal health. Today’s column is about the health risks of sugar. One hundred years ago the average American ate 4-5 pounds of sugar a year; now the av...

 
 By Susan Barnes    Health    January 6, 2017

Naturopathic Notes

Here it is again: New Year's Resolutions. Most are never kept. This time along with adding new practices into our lives, let us consider what we need to eliminate from our lives so that we can increas...

 

Relationship Matters

When you are attuned to your Higher Self, your choices, actions and results will reflect the Splendor of your Higher Self. What does this mean? 1st - Your choices reflect what you really believe. We...

 

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