NMDOH http://kunm.org en State To Pay, Certify Promotoras http://kunm.org/post/state-pay-certify-promotoras <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?Chamber=S&amp;LegType=B&amp;LegNo=58&amp;year=14" style="line-height: 1.5;">new law</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;aimed at paying community health workers will kick in this summer. These women and men provide health and social services to their neighbors and act as a vital link between time-strapped doctors and their patients. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:43:20 +0000 Deborah Martinez 46793 at http://kunm.org State To Pay, Certify Promotoras Will NM's Medical Marijuana Program Be Snuffed Out? http://kunm.org/post/will-nms-medical-marijuana-program-be-snuffed-out <p>KUNM Call In Show Thu. 5/22 8a: &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Mexico’s Department of Health has announced&nbsp;</span><a href="http://nmhealth.org/publication/view/regulation/168/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">proposed rule changes</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;to the state's medical marijuana program. The changes include increased fees for patients and for growers.</span></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 12:54:32 +0000 Deborah Martinez 45430 at http://kunm.org Will NM's Medical Marijuana Program Be Snuffed Out? Funding For Developmental Disability Services Still Stalled http://kunm.org/post/funding-developmental-disability-services-still-stalled <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thousands of people with </span><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/developmentaldisabilities/index.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">developmental disabilities</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in New Mexico have been waiting to receive the full spectrum of services available through a government program,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">some for more than 10 years</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;The Tatz&nbsp;family is inching towards that benchmark, as they and their kids grow older. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 22:27:33 +0000 Deborah Martinez 41723 at http://kunm.org Funding For Developmental Disability Services Still Stalled Preschool Obesity Rates Drop Nationally http://kunm.org/post/preschool-obesity-rates-drop-nationally <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Young children are beginning to show signs of lower obesity rates – 43 percent over ten years, according to a new Centers for Disease Control </span><a href="https://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1832542" style="line-height: 1.5;">Study</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:44:24 +0000 Deborah Martinez 41838 at http://kunm.org Preschool Obesity Rates Drop Nationally What Is Public Health? http://kunm.org/post/what-public-health <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">KUNM Call In Show Thu. 2/20&nbsp;8a:</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What is public health? &nbsp;Maybe the term makes you think of vaccinations or controlling and preventing diseases like diabetes and influenza. &nbsp;But the field is much larger</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;than that. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Call&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">277-5866 in Albuquerque or toll-free 1-877-899-5866.</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:33:29 +0000 Deborah Martinez 41338 at http://kunm.org What Is Public Health?