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NM Ranks High for Heart Disease

For every 100,000 people living in New Mexico in 2016, 1,466 years of life were lost to heart disease (ABC News). According to Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease Collaboration and the American Medical Association, New Mexicans are more likely to be affected by heart disease than almost anywhere else in the country.

New heart pump procedure approved in NM

By Rosalie Rayburn / Journal Staff Writer
Published: Monday, March 19th, 2018 at 11:54pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Arturo Madrid feels like he has a new lease on life, thanks to a medical procedure that wasn’t available in New Mexico until a few months ago.