Con Alma Foundation http://kunm.org en Report Details Health Disparities in NM http://kunm.org/post/report-details-health-disparities-nm <p></p><p>The death rate of younger New Mexicans has increased by 20% over the past 12 years.</p><p>And 32 of the state’s 33 counties report shortages in healthcare professionals.</p><p>Those are two of the key findings in a report released today by the Con Alma Health Foundation in Santa Fe.</p><p>The report contains data about the overall health of the state’s population. For example, it states that substance abuse and mental disorders affect more than half a million New Mexicans.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 22:28:50 +0000 20333 at http://kunm.org