Health

Gov. Susana Martinez announce new nursing curriculum

Governor Susana Martinez and members of the New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium (NMNEC) will announce the establishment of a new common nursing curriculum for all of New Mexico’s higher education institutions.

Dental health of Soldiers improves

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Nov.

UMC is now an Advanced Primary Stroke Center

Two weeks after a rigorous on-site survey by the Joint Commission of University Medical Center of El Paso’s, the accrediting agency announced that the Medical Center meets or exceeds Joint Commission standards for certification as an Adva

Health Department encourages parents to talk to teens

October is dedicated to families starting the conversation about sexual health with their teenagers. The New Mexico Department of Health is participating in national “Let’s Talk Month.

Researchers uncover a trigger for Alzheimer's

Researchers have been working for decades to find a cure for Alzheimer's. Now, they may have uncovered a trigger for the disease.

Study: Drinking too much coffee can be harmful to health

A lot of people drink a cup of coffee or two to get them going everyday, but a new study suggests too much coffee on a daily basis can shorten your life. So how much is too much coffee?

Longevity vs. Quality of Life

El Pasoans have an average life expectancy of 75 years old, according to world life expectancy report, women in the sun city live up to the age of 82 and men up to 76, doctor Hector Ocaranza says that the statistics are good but there's sti

Physicians group labels obesity a disease

One word could have a big impact on the way doctors treat obesity in the United States.

Scoliosis hasn't stopped top female golfer

(CNN) -- I was an 11-year-old girl with my heart set on playing golf when my scoliosis was diagnosed by my orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Gary Brock.

World Cancer Day aims to break away from stereotypes

A number of countries marked World Cancer Day on Monday, February 4th and one expert said more must be done to debunk myths about the disease. One myth is cancer only affects rich countries but that is not the case. 

Alzheimer's Advances: Research and living with the disease

EL PASO -  It's common to forget things from time to time, but as people age forgetting things often can be early signs of a much more serious problem.

Local High School Bands Fundraise for UTEP Student in Coma

EL PASO — Two El Paso high schools have put down their rivalries for the moment to raise money for an ex-student who has been in an Arizona hospital since December.

4.2 Million Dollars Headed to El Paso Cancer Research Facilities

EL PASO - Officials from The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas were in El Paso Friday morning to present the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and UTEP with a total 4.2 million dollars towards continuing cancer research.

Blood And Bone Marrow Drives This Weekend

EL PASO - If you're a healthy adult, there aren't many excuses for not giving blood. Barnett Harley Davidson is hosting a blood drive for United Blood Services at both it's east El Paso location and the showroom in Las Cruces.

Research: Coffee May Help Against Type II Diabetes

EL PASO— Addicted to coffee? Rejoice. Researchers said your morning cup o' joe may help protect you against type two diabetes.