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Tough Choices After State Delays Emergency Food Aid

Tough Choices After State Delays Emergency Food Aid

Hungry people in New Mexico may have been denied expedited food assistance after their applications were falsified and put on hold. That’s …

ABCWUA Could Bring Back Fluoridated Water

ABCWUA Could Bring Back Fluoridated Water

For the past five years, water utility officials in Albuquerque haven’t been adding supplemental fluoride to the city’s drinking water. But, city …

HSD Officials Plead The Fifth In SNAP Hearing

HSD Officials Plead The Fifth In SNAP Hearing

For decades, the New Mexico Human Services Department has faced criticism for failing to properly process applications for Medicaid and food …

Talking About Violence Against Native Women

Talking About Violence Against Native Women

n the wake of 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike’s death in Shiprock on the Navajo Nation, questions have surfaced about law enforcement resources, a late …

Santa Fe Approves More Vacation Rentals

Santa Fe Approves More Vacation Rentals

The Santa Fe City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to raise the number of approved short-term rental units in the city from 350 to 1000. The …

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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