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Health Matters: Bladder infection vs. urinary tract infections

November 3, 2011 • VistasComments Off

ENMMC Staff Article Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second most common type of infection in the body. They account for approximately 8.3 million physician visits each year. A bladder infection is the most common type of UTI, affecting the urethra and bladder in the lower urinary tract. Serious consequences may occur if a bladder [&hellip...

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Around Town: Loss Prevention Seminar, Habitat for Humanity and Desk and Derrick

November 2, 2011 • VistasComments Off

Loss Prevention Seminar The Roswell Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Loss Prevention Seminar hosted by Roswell Police Sgt. Ty Sharpe, Nov. 3, at 11:30 a.m. Bring your own brown bag lunch. The Seminar is free and open to the public. For more information...

Veterans Day activities throughout the city

November 2, 2011 • VistasComments Off

Please take note that this year’s Goddard High School Veterans Day program will be held the day before Veterans Day. Mark your calendar for Nov. 10, meeting for refreshments at 9 a.m. (veterans and spouses/significant others) and starting the school...

Now hear this…Hearing problems can happen at any age

October 6, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

By Jan Hobbs, MD Do you have trouble hearing conversations in large groups or in a noisy restaurant? Find yourself continually needing to turn up the television to hear? Or bothered by persistent ringing in your ears? Hearing loss affects one in 10 Americans...

Yard and Garden: What can be done to grow better crops next year?

October 5, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

Q. I live in La Luz and have some questions about my tomato plants. This year I have plenty of foliage but the fruit is very small and sparse. I wonder what is wrong and what I can do to help get a better crop next year…I have done all the usual things...

Around Town: Story time, Pecos Valley Quilters, and Loss and Prevention

October 5, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

The Roswell Public Library will be having story time Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The library is located at 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave. For more information call 622-7101. Anyone who needs special assistance should contact the library 24 hours in advance....

Fight the Flu. Your best weapon: The annual flu shot

September 15, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

Eastern New Mexico Medical Center Staff Article At Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, we know once this cooler fall weather begins to come in it can serve as a reminder that flu season is upon us. The flu season begins each year around September or October,...

Around Town: Home garden club to meet Big Brothers Big Sisters meeting

September 14, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

The September meeting of the Home Garden Club will be held on Sept. 15, at 9:30 a.m. at the County Extension Office. Caerlion Arthur will give the program on herbs in the garden. For more information call 622-6461 or 625-9866. Big Brothers Big Sisters There...

Veterans looking for employment; 'Your best bet, hire a vet!'

September 14, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

In one of the President’s recent speeches announcing a monetary bonus/incentive for employers hiring veterans, he used the 40 plus year old slogan; — “Your best bet, hire a vet”. That was the same phrase used on the outside of the Veterans Affairs...

COLA, Dod benefits cuts and 'sequestration'

September 9, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

The proverbial “stuff” is about to hit the fan,— fans! I will only touch on a few topics of interest to veterans and seniors in general today, but there is oh, — so much more. Of utmost importance is the “Super Committee” setup by Congress, coming...