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Cominda de corazón y comunidad (food from the heart and the community)

Stefanie Vigil, Director of Community Health Trying new foods has always been fun for me. Adding traveling and searching for a tasty place to dine makes it even more exciting! My husband and I recently traveled to Colombia for several weeks to complete the adoption of our son. While we were there, many emotions, deadlines, appointments,...

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Will you just take a hike?

Duane Ross, MD, Medical Director As we move out of the high temperatures of summer, the days become perfect for taking walks outside without being uncomfortably hot. It’s a great time to consider exploring some of the extraordinary places available to us in our own state. The National Park Service lists 18 sites in New Mexico ranging...

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It takes a community, not two, to tango

Michelle McRuiz, Director of Communications About 13 years ago, Argentine tango took over my life in a way that no other activity has, except perhaps cooking. I discovered tango while looking for a social dance and a sophisticated crowd to share it with. It wasn't as easy as I thought it would be, and I realized after several months...

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“VAPE” documentary film screening in Albuquerque on Aug. 16

Duane Ross, MD, Medical Director As you might guess, I'm completely against tobacco use of any kind. If you smoke or use other tobacco products, quitting is perhaps the greatest thing you can do to improve your health and prolong your life.  You might be wondering if vaping – using e-cigarettes – is a safe way to quit tobacco. Or maybe...

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“Just being” in the Bosque

Michelle McRuiz, Director of Communications I took the first week of September off to relax and de-stress at home. It took a couple of days to get into the rhythm of doing less, but my two dogs, Lucky and Peanut, inspired me with their laziness. They spend most of the day sleeping, as long as there isn’t anyone who needs to be barked...

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