Rust Medical Center to open pediatric unit

SOON BE EQUIPPED FOR PEDIATRIC (INPATIENTS. NEXT MONTH, THE HOSPITAL WILL OPEN A 12- BED PEDIATRIC UNIT FOR KIDS WHO NEED TO BE ADMITTED, BUT DON )T NEED SPECIALTY CARE. BEFORE, FAMILIES HAD TO DRIVE DOWNTOWN. PEDIATRICIANS WILL ALSO CONSULT PATIENTS IN PERSON, INSTEAD OF OVER THE PHONE. THE UNIT WILL BE IN A SECTION…

Health officials warn vaping may be linked to lung disease

>>>>AT LEAST FOUR VAPING CASES OUR STATE THAT MIGHT BE LINKED TO LUNG DISEASE. WHILE HEALTH EXPERTS SAY THEY CAN’T PROVE 100% THAT VAPING IS THE CAUSE OF DISEASES LIKE THIS, THERE ARE MANY FACTORS THAT SUGGEST IT IS.>>I THINK ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES ARE THE NEMESIS OF THE 21ST CENTURY. REPORTER: VAPEING, NOW COMING WITH ANOTHER…

UNM researchers develop vaccine to possibly prevent Alzheimer's Disease

ALZHEIMER )S DISEASE DOES NOT EXIST. BUT, RESEARCHERS AT U-N-M BELIEVE THEY MAY HAVE FOUND A WAY TO PREVENT IT. NEWS 13 )S JEANNIE NGUYEN IS HERE TO SHOW US THEIR WORK. DEAN — IT )S EXCITING NEWS FOR PEOPLE WHO FEAR DEVELOPING ALZHEIMER )S DISEASE. U-N-M RESEARCHERS HAVE DEVELOPED A VACCINE THAT COULD PROTECT…

Walk for mental health awareness takes place in Albuquerque

PEOPLE MADE STRIDES FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS AND FUNDRAISING. THE ANNUAL, NATIONWIDE WALK WAS PUT ON BY THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS — OR NAMI. THE 5-K STARTED AT 9 THIS MORNING AT THE ALBUQUERQUE INTERNATIONAL BALLOON MUSEUM. 728 PEOPLE PARTICIPATED IN THE WALK. NAMI SAYS THE EVENT HELPS THEM SUPPORT PEOPLE AND THEIR…

Presbyterian plans to build four new healthcare facilities in Albuquerque

MORE HOSPITALS AND DOCTORS ARE COMING TO ALBUQUERQUE. PRESBYTERIAN IS WORKING ON BUILDING (FOUR 24-7 EMERGENCY ROOM-URGENT CARE FACILITIES. THE FIRST ONE WILL OPEN IN JUNE AT PASEO DEL NORTE AND SAN PEDRO. THEN OVER THE NEXT YEAR AND A HALF– LOCATIONS WILL BE BUILT AT COORS AND WESTERN TRAILS, THE SOUTH VALLEY, AND POTENTIALLY…