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A Florida city nurtures babies with 'Brain Bags' for parents. Can New Mexico do the same?

NMEditor's note: Communities nationwide are trying to crack the same nut: how to narrow the achievement gap between rich and poor kids. Pensacola, Fla., became one of … more

Hiking for life

Hiking has benefits for both the mind and spirit. Studies are showing that if we continue to exercise as we get older, we reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, and increase the … more

Messes and inner work

Oh nooooo! The oat groats are bubbling over the lip of my nice, clean stainless steel pot, sliding their not-yet-soft bellies down the sides - getting their behinds blackened on the flame licking the … more

Native Roots courses explore ancient health knowledge

Centuries ago, before the advent of modern medicine, people healed themselves. This summer, Native Roots in Taos wants to share those techniques with you.This summer, Native Roots is … more

Vigilance needed to protect our elders

Adult seniors--mothers, fathers, grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends-- are as vulnerable to abuse and neglect as children. "It's everyone's responsibility to report suspected cases of adult … more

I have the Alzheimer's gene

Recent research shows that your mind is the primary determining factor, not your genes, in how long you'll live and how healthy you'll be."Studies show that one of the most accurate predictors of … more

Free program helps families deal with cancer

Cancer doesn't only affect the person with the disease. It impacts the cancer patient's entire family and circle of friends.Cancer Services of New Mexico's Fall 2018 Family Cancer Retreat will be … more

Ouch! Treating bites

We may be on top of the food chain, but many smaller creatures can still petrify us. Along with cookouts and river floats, summertime also offers more bites and itching. This … more

Sweat lodge offers path to physical, spiritual healing

A sweat lodge ceremony is a sacred way to heal the body and soul. The sweat lodge is a long tradition for both the Native people in this nation and in Mexico as well. Like other methods … more

Sugar's link to depression

Last month I talked about sugar and your pineal gland. This month it's sugar and depression. Many doctors agree that the most damaging thing we can eat is sugar. It is a major cause of inflammation … more
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