U.S. Representative visits city

TV Hagenah United States Representative Tom Udall traveled to Tucumcari Monday and found a small group of people there to greet him. The 6 p.m. Town Hall meeting saw under 20 people gathered in the lobby of the Tucumcari Convention Center to visit with their U.S. Representative and hear his opinions on a variety of […]

Eating habits begin at birth

Brenda Bishop It may be hard to believe that the health decisions you make for a five-year-old today will still count when he or she is 50.  Many studies now show that adult afflictions like heart disease and high blood pressure clearly have their origins in early childhood. In some cases, childhood presents the only […]

No more nasty needles

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By Angela Peacock Preventing the spread of blood borne disease has Quay County officials looking into a new disposal option for regular needle users. People who use injection drugs at home to treat allergies, diabetes or hepatitis C, as a few examples, are often instructed by health care providers to dispose of their dirty needles […]

New doctor joins health center

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By Angela Peacock Being in a position to provide affordable health care for people of all economic status is what Mudassir Saleemi, family practice medical doctor, said he enjoys most about his new job with the Quay County Health Care Center. “You get paid handsomely with this job, but the best part is that there […]