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Archbishop: What N.M. Kids Really Need Isn’t An Ad Campaign

Archbishop: What N.M. Kids Really Need Isn’t An Ad Campaign

When state officials unveiled a $2.7 million ad campaign aimed at improving the quality of life for New Mexico kids this week, Catholic leaders …

SNAP Hearing Set To Resume

SNAP Hearing Set To Resume

Court proceedings were paused in a hearing about the slow processing of food stamps applications last week when it seemed like a former state …

Air Tests Clean In Three Homes Near Plume

Air Tests Clean In Three Homes Near Plume

A chemical company has been testing the air inside homes for toxins near Downtown Albuquerque years after spilling dry-cleaning chemicals into the …

Bernalillo County Declares Emergency Over Opioid Overdoses

Bernalillo County Declares Emergency Over Opioid Overdoses

Bernalillo County Commissioners are declaring an emergency over the county’s high level of opioid overdoses. The measure to declare a public …

Feds Release UNM Sexual Assault Findings

Feds Release UNM Sexual Assault Findings

On Friday the U.S. Department of Justice released the findings of its investigation into how the University of New Mexico handles sexual assault and …

Poverty access and impact

Health trends and treatment

KUNM Call In Show: Preventing Child Abuse

KUNM Call In Show: Preventing Child Abuse

Children who experience abuse and neglect can face lifelong challenges. In New Mexico, reports of child maltreatment have increased over the last several years. We'll discuss how local groups are working to provide …

Independent Pharmacies Stock Naloxone

Independent Pharmacies Stock Naloxone

Ads raising awareness about the overdose-reversing drug naloxone will be appearing on the sides of buses around Albuquerque. It’s available over-the-counter now—but only at pharmacies willing to carry the …

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