This Saturday, September 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its sixth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.This service is free and anonymous; no questions asked.
Participants can learn about medical imaging in radiologic services, participate in an interactive occupational therapy session, see a medical simulation lab and receive a hands-on overview from medical laboratory sciences about tests that help diagnose disease in patients. Tours of various HSC departments will be held 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.
The University of New Mexico’s Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) has been awarded a five-year, $23 million grant renewal by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) following a competition in which it received one of the highest scores in the nation, it was announced Friday.
The most important first-aid tip if bitten by a snake is to call the NM Poison Center and get to the nearest hospital right away. “Do not try any other first-aid methods because they are often useless and may cause more harm,” cautions Dr. Steven Seifert, medical director of the New Mexico Poison Center.
Summer fun included science, engineering and technology for hundreds of New Mexico students, who gathered at the University of New Mexico over the weekend for the UNM Health Sciences Center's inaugural STEAM-H Career Exploration Extravaganza.
The UNM Hospitals North Valley Center for Family and Community Health holds its grand opening ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 15. Speakers from community organizations and entertainment from students of St. Theresa’s Elementary will be part of the ceremony.