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Stay up to date on the latest health-related news and trends with Albuquerque ER & Hospital’s monthly articles.

How Your Family Health History Can Help You

By jsmith | November 29, 2021

Your genes are what make you uniquely yourself, but they also carry certain similarities through your family. For example, the genes your parents passed down are responsible for your eye color, height, hair type, and sometimes, unfortunately, health issues. Typically, at least one type of chronic disease will affect a family, such as cancer, heart…

Diabetes: Risks and Warning Signs

By jsmith | November 12, 2021

November is American Diabetes Month (ADM), a time to raise awareness and talk about preventing and managing diabetes. More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, and an additional 84 million people in the U.S. are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This month, we’re reviewing how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while living…

Caring for Your Skin

By NutexMarketing | November 8, 2021

Skin is the largest organ we have, so why does it often get neglected? November is National Healthy Skin Month, a reminder to take care of the skin you’re in. We’re sharing our easy self-care tips, as well as skin cancer risks and red flags to look for.   Tips for Healthy Skin In addition…

The Best and Worst Candy for Kid’s Teeth

By jsmith | October 28, 2021

During October, grocery store aisles are lined with candy corn, festive cookies, frosted cupcakes, and every type of candy under the sun. Thanks to all the gooey goodness, it’s only appropriate that October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Types of Candy Let’s talk Halloween candy—what’s okay, and what you may want to skip on buying…

Women’s Ovarian Health

By jsmith | September 27, 2021

Do you know what’s going on in your ovaries? September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month. We’re covering both issues on the blog today because women’s reproductive health deserves to be talked about more. Let’s dive in!   Ovarian Cancer Although it’s called ovarian cancer, it can develop outside of…

What You Need to Know About Newborn Screening

By jsmith | September 15, 2021

September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month! As exciting as becoming a new parent is, the preparation can be overwhelming. It’s hard to sift through all the advice and information out there for those expecting. That’s why we’re utilizing Newborn Screening Awareness Month to educate soon-to-be moms and dads about the importance of infant health screens.…

The Benefits of Yoga

By jsmith | September 8, 2021

Inhale…Exhale… Let’s talk about stress relief. With everything going on in the world today, it can be hard not to feel anxious on a regular basis. But, with stress having such a negative effect on overall health, it’s important we learn the tools to help manage our feelings and decompress when needed.     One tool…

Understanding Psoriasis

By NutexMarketing | August 10, 2021

Psoriasis. Hard to spell, easy to misunderstand. That’s why we’re here to clear things up for Psoriasis Awareness Month. Misconceptions about psoriasis can lead to stigma and create undeserved shame or embarrassment surrounding the matter. A study conducted in 2020 found that psoriasis can cause psychological and social implications for those who struggle with it.…

Men’s Health Month

By jsmith | June 22, 2021

June is recognized as Men’s Health Month, an opportunity to bring awareness to the health issues men face and encourage early detection and treatment. Congressman Bill Richardson said it best. “Recognizing and preventing men’s health problems is not just a man’s issue. Because of its impact on wives, mothers, daughters, and sisters. Men’s health is…

FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug for Alzheimer’s Disease

By jsmith | June 8, 2021

The FDA has granted accelerated approval for Aduhelm (aducanumab), a drug used to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Drugs approved under the accelerated approval pathway have proven to be more beneficial than what’s currently on the market for life-threatening illnesses. Considering Aduhelm is the first drug of its kind and the first Alzheimer’s treatment to be approved…