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RMCHCS announces new Emergency Department Director Dylan Solomon

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Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services has promoted Dylan Solomon, RN to the position of director of the Emergency Department.

Solomon first began working at RMCHCS in 2017 as a nurse in the Emergency Department.  In 2019, he took on the role of house supervisor.

Solomon has extensive experience as a basic and...

Neurology: a critical part of a medical evaluation

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A neurologist is a medical doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system. This includes, but is not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), concussion, epilepsy, migraine, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and stroke. A child, or pediatric, neurologist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic disorders in children from the neonatal period through adolescence. Some of the conditions overlap with those seen by adult neurologists, and others are unique to the younger population.

Child neurologists treat many of the same common conditions found in adults such as...

Chef Nephi Craig shows off ‘real’ Native food

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Thanksgiving is a holiday defined by food. Even in the era of COVID, families find safe ways to gather around the table to enjoy a meal and recount what they are thankful for.

To that end, the Octavia Fellin Public Library hosted an interactive workshop with Chef Nephi Craig on Nov. 23. Craig spoke about Indigenous Food Sovereignty and prepared a dish on-line for viewers.

Craig, from the Fort River Apache Reservation near Whiteriver, Ariz., founded the Native American Culinary Association after graduating from culinary school in 2000. NACA is dedicated to the research, refinement, and development of Native American cuisine.

The workshop was a chance for viewers to see...

The story of the Time Out Truce

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I created this image for my Big Sister (from the Big Brother Big Sister program), Victoria Rabinowe, who is a Santa Fe artist. She has been upset at the mudslinging from both sides of the major political parties and had a deep concern for the upcoming elections knowing the race would be tight and delays in vote counting would be inevitable. She wanted to create a movement to encourage people to bury the political party hatchet during this period of vote counting and wait together as Americans.

We came up with the hashtag #TimeOutTruce to encourage a peaceful period. She asked me to consider creating an image to support this. What better way to show a truce than to show the iconic donkey...

Strengthening Nations hosts first telethon

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Fundraising for new shelter

Domestic violence can occur anywhere, and victims may not be willing to speak publicly about the abuse they face. However, there are groups that are willing to give victims the support and resources they need to recover.

Strengthening Nations is one of those groups. Founded in 2019 by Pat Nelson and Christian Vasques, it is a non-profit organization that advocates and provides support for victims of domestic violence. They also offer domestic violence education, awareness and resources to the community.

Being just over a year old, Nelson said the group is looking to expand its reach and provide more assistance to victims. To achieve the goal...

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