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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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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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UNM Hospital donates mattresses to city shelter

UNM Hospital donates mattresses to city shelter

By Luke Frank | November 30, 2015
A surplus of UNM Hospital mattresses is finding its way to the City of Albuquerque’s Winter Rescue Shelter thanks to a partnership between hospital and city leaders. UNMH delivered approximately 75 gently used mattresses this month to the winter shelter at 525 2nd Street SW, for use in the families-with-children and women’s dorms.
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UNM sleep medicine specialist offers tips for time change

UNM sleep medicine specialist offers tips for time change

By Jim Williams | October 30, 2015
Looking forward to that extra hour of sleep this weekend? A UNM sleep medicine specialist says the hour gained during Sunday’s transition from daylight saving time to standard time can be just as jarring to your system as losing sleep.
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