Tag: UNM Children

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.
UNM Hospital Pediatric Cardiology Clinic making a difference

UNM Hospital Pediatric Cardiology Clinic making a difference

By Michael Haederle | July 10, 2015
It’s a typical Monday morning in the pediatric cardiology clinic at UNM Hospital. Parents from all over New Mexico bring their children here to be seen for a host of heart problems – including congenital defects like holes in the heart, under-developed heart chambers or blocked valves.
Radiothon raises money and hope at UNM Children's Hospital

Radiothon raises money and hope at UNM Children's Hospital

By Michael Haederle | February 20, 2014
The sixth-floor lobby of the Bill and Barbara Richardson Pavilion at University of New Mexico Hospital became a makeshift radio studio Thursday as a trio of popular radio personalities launched a two-day community fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network.