The Senate released a revised GOP health care bill on Thursday, June 22, with major cuts to Medicaid, reproductive health, and mental health programs widely used by people in New Mexico. Advocates are saying the changes could have long-lasting negative impacts.
Under Scrutiny, New Mexico Opioid Prescriptions Taper Off - Associated Press The number of people receiving opioid pain medication prescriptions or risky duplicate prescriptions is showing a precipitous decline in New Mexico since the state ordered doctors to check a database that flags patients who get narcotics from multiple sources.
Sat. 6/24, 12p: Republicans have revealed the Senate's version of their "Trumpcare" bill after weeks of meeting in secrecy. Join Carol Boss and her guests on Women's Focus in a conversation about healthcare as a human rights and social justice issue, how the bill would impact New Mexico, and what you can do immediately to be part of the resistance.
Public Health New Mexico
New Mexico environment officials say they’ll present a plan to clean up a toxic underground plume at a public meeting Thursday evening in Albuquerque.