• Residents on ABQ’s southern edge raise environmental justice concerns
    environmental Health

    Residents on ABQ’s southern edge raise environmental justice concerns

    Members of the Mountain View Neighborhood Association and their supporters pose Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M., as they introduce a new proposal aimed at limiting pollution in disadvantaged communities in New Mexico’s largest metro area. It will be up to the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Air Quality Board whether to schedule a hearing to consider the measure. (Susan Montoya Bryan/Associated Press) On the southern edge of New Mexico’s largest city is a Hispanic neighborhood that used to be made up of a patchwork of family farms and quiet streets, but industrial development has closed in over the decades, bringing with it pollution. Neighbors point to…

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  • UT Southwestern opens first academic medical center campus for southern Dallas County: Newsroom
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    UT Southwestern opens first academic medical center campus for southern Dallas County: Newsroom

    DALLAS – Sept. 17, 2022 – Thousands of residents, business owners, and regional leaders gathered Saturday at the community celebration for the opening of UT Southwestern Medical Center at RedBird, the largest of its regional campuses and the first to bring academic medicine to the booming southern Dallas region. The two-story, 150,000-square-foot campus is UT Southwestern’s sixth regional outpatient medical center offering a multitude of services in primary, heart, and cancer care. The facility also provides lab services, a full-service pharmacy, and advanced imaging technologies such as MRI and CT scans, along with women’s health services such as mammography. Specialty care to come later this year includes neurological services from the Peter O’Donnell Jr.…

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