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Living fit: UNM program helps families fight childhood obesity

Living fit: UNM program helps families fight childhood obesity

By Lauren Lewis | January 12, 2016
When Lisa Chavez's 7-year-old daughter started to put on an unhealthy amount of weight, she knew it was time for a change. So she took her daughter to the University of New Mexico Healthy and Fit Children’s Clinic, a program that provides treatment for children and adolescents with overweight and obesity issues.
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Echols named chief medical officer at SRMC

Echols named chief medical officer at SRMC

January 07, 2016
Paul G. Echols, MD, has been selected as the chief medical officer for UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) in Rio Rancho, the UNM Health Sciences Center announced Thursday. Echols, a long-time UNM orthopedic surgeon, comes to the role with more than 40 years of physician experience, according to Jamie Silva-Steele, SRMC president and CEO.
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UNM pediatrician: give the gift of a healthy brain

UNM pediatrician: give the gift of a healthy brain

By Furhana Afrid | December 15, 2015
Looking for last minute gift ideas for the kids in your life? A UNM Hospital pediatrician is recommending “the gift of a healthy brain.” Heather Pratt-Chavez, MD, suggests presents that stimulate the mind and promote growth and development.
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HSC leaders pitch funding priorities to state lawmakers

HSC leaders pitch funding priorities to state lawmakers

By John Arnold | December 09, 2015
Increasing faculty salaries, addressing the state’s physician shortage and expanding health care education opportunities on the University of New Mexico’s West Campus were among the funding priorities that UNM Health Sciences Center (HSC) leaders presented to state lawmakers in Santa Fe this week.
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Recruitment continuing for major diabetes study

Recruitment continuing for major diabetes study

November 20, 2015
As the country marks Diabetes Awareness Month in November, researchers at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center continue to recruit for a study that is trying to determine the most effective ways to treat Type 2 diabetes. Those who have enrolled, meanwhile, are experiencing good results.
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New clinical trial targets pancreatic cancer

New clinical trial targets pancreatic cancer

By Michele Sequeira | November 03, 2015
The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center is taking aim at one of the deadliest cancers in the world with a new clinical trial that could help more people undergo surgery to remove pancreatic tumors.
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