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  • Learn "Compression-Only CPR" - It Saves Lives!

    Holy Cross Hospital - May 17, 2013

    Holy Cross Hospital, New Mexico Heart Institute and KOAT’s Project Heart Start will teach Taos families a “new” form of CPR called Compression-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Learn this life saving skill for free on: Saturday, June 22, 2013 Youth and Family Center –… Read More >>

  • Make Skin Cancer Awareness and Prevention a Priority

    Taos Health - April 19, 2013

    Living at a higher elevation puts many Northern New Mexicans at a greater risk for developing skin cancer. And, one session in a tanning bed increases your risk for melanoma by 20%. Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. Three main types of skin cancer are: non-melanoma basal cell carcinoma,… Read More >>

  • Allergies

    Taos Health - March 26, 2013

    Spring is full of amazing things: warmer weather, longer days, more time outdoors and…allergies. Two out of every ten Americans suffer from allergies. Although specific allergies cannot be inherited, people can inherit the tendency to be allergic. If one parent suffers from allergies, his/her… Read More >>

  • Social Wellness

    Taos Health - February 28, 2013

    Do you want to Improve your Health or Increase Longevity? Make time for meaningful relationships. People who do live longer, happier and healthier lives. Socialize with family and friends, in groups or clubs, or even volunteer. The key is to be a part of relationships that involve people you care about… Read More >>

  • February is National Heart Health Month

    Taos Health - February 21, 2013

    Candy Hearts Aren’t the Only Ones That Should Get Your Attention This Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. More than one quarter of all deaths is from heart disease and heart disease is a leading cause of disability. “In addition… Read More >>

  • Stay Well During Cold Months

    Taos Health - February 15, 2013

    Stay Well During Cold Months Maintaining health and wellness during winter months is important, and often more challenging in Taos where winters can be long and cold. Ailments often associated with cold weather include: Colds and coughs are often caused by a viral infection. Symptoms include sneezing,… Read More >>

  • World Breastfeeding Week

    Taos Health - August 3, 2012

    Enjoy the Health Benefits of Breastfeeding Latch On and Upcoming Events Holy Cross Hospital celebrates World Breastfeeding Week throughout August with Latch On – A group of local providers and educators from various programs around Taos County who encourage, teach, and support mothers who breast… Read More >>

  • Be Active. Be Healthy: A conversation with Drs. Carmona and Yong

    Taos Health - May 23, 2012

    People who live active lives, eat a balanced diet, and get regular health screenings reduce their risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity, stroke, and cancer.  Building activity into each day brings many health benefits and is not only good… Read More >>

  • Be Your Best U: Holy Cross Hospital committed to your wellness

    Taos Health - May 4, 2012

    Be Your Best U: Holy Cross Hospital committed to your wellness Holy Cross Hospital is committed to your health and the health of our community. Along with their great medical care, they also provide a variety of wellness programs designed to keep you healthy and improve your quality of life. Holy Cross… Read More >>

  • Taos Loves Kids

    Taos Health - April 16, 2012

    Add your own to our list, Taos Love Kids: 101 Ways We Show It!.  Look for the posts around town and on our Facebook Page. Read More >>

  • Senior Trek to Healthy Fitness

    Taos Health - April 13, 2012

    Senior Trek to Healthy Fitness is April 19, 2012 8:30-3:30 at the Sagebrush Inn Conference Center.  Sponsored by Holy Cross Hospital and New Mexico Senior Olympics, there will be health education and sports and activity workshops.  Everything from heart health to senior skin care, join other… Read More >>

  • What would you do with more wellness?

    Taos Health - March 17, 2012

    Questions to ask yourself: “What inspires you to be well? Who inspires you to be well, and what would you do with him or her if you had more wellness?” Wellness is a about making thoughtful choices to have a more satisfying life with healthy habits and meaningful activity all parts of our… Read More >>

  • Professionally-led Ongoing Cancer Support Groups

    Taos Health - March 16, 2012

    Professionally-led Ongoing Cancer Support Groups An ongoing weekly cancer support group begins Thursday, March 29th from 5:30 pm -6:30 pm at Team Builders office across the street from Guadalajara Grill. The support group is for everyone recently diagnosed with cancer, currently receiving treatment,… Read More >>

  • March is Colon Cancer Prevention Month

    Taos Health - February 19, 2012

    Get tested, reduce risk, remove polyps, and prevent colon cancer. Colon cancer is preventable with regular screenings. Everyone should be screened at age 50. March is national colorectal cancer awareness month. Surgeons at Taos Surgical Specialties offer guidelines and advice on how to prevent colon… Read More >>

  • Better-For-You Foods: It's Just Good Business

    Taos Health - February 18, 2012

    Food and beverage companies with a higher percentage of their sales coming from better-for-you foods and beverages perform better financially, according to a new report produced by the Hudson Institute with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The report analyzed the sales of 15 major food… Read More >>

  • 2011 For the Health of It! Wall of Honor

    Holy Cross Hospital - July 7, 2011

    The Wall of Honor celebrated, remembered and honored our friends, family and neighbors who have been affected by cancer. The full list of names from this year's Wall of Honor is below. Thanks to everyone who participated! Ernie Vargas Leslie Wiard Kenelm C. Winslow Anthony Shock Gloria Suazo Feeny… Read More >>

  • Wall of Honor: Elizabeth Gilmore

    Holy Cross Hospital - June 21, 2011

    Elizabeth Gilmore is currently suffering the ravages of an inoperable brain tumor. Her indominatable spirit and joy of life have kept her presence gracing those of us who love her for over 2 years, as she moves with grace through her illness. In case you haven’t heard, Elizabeth is responsible… Read More >>

  • Wall of Honor: Jan Smith

    Holy Cross Hospital - June 15, 2011

    An interview with Jan Smith, Holy Cross Hospital Auxilian and breast cancer survivor: When did you first learn that you had cancer? In February 2007, I went for a female exam with my nurse practitioner, and she very lovingly said to me, “Jan, your breasts don’t match.” And so the very… Read More >>

  • Wall of Honor: Jason Pfiefer

    Holy Cross Hospital - June 14, 2011

    Being diagnosed with testicular cancer at 30 years old was shocking. A young, healthy guy like me with cancer? Yep. There is nothing more difficult that I have experienced in life than being faced with the decisions and questions that came along with that cancer diagnosis. Decisions around where to… Read More >>

  • Wall of Honor: Teofila Trujillo

    Holy Cross Hospital - June 10, 2011

    Teófila Trujillo touched the hearts, minds and souls of many. A mother, friend, and outstanding community member, Teófila’s legacy lives on with her family, and with her contributions to bilingual education. She was recognized by the New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education… Read More >>

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