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2008-10-06 18:00:11

By SUE VORENBERG Susan Boe, a breast cancer survivor, was tired of looking at images of others with the disease that always seemed somber, serious and miserable. So she decided to do something about it, by taking her own pictures -- ones that show hope, smiles and a joy of life among women who have struggled with the illness. "I wanted to take pictures of these women living their lives, not looking somber," said Boe, who celebrated her 10-year anniversary of being cancer free Wednesday....

2008-09-16 18:00:11

By SUE VORENBERG New Mexico scientists discover fossilized remains of Typothorax with protective spikes By Sue Vorenberg The New Mexican Don't call them perverts, but when two New Mexico paleontologists found a spiked opening on a fossilized 210 million-year-old animal - - in a place the sun doesn't generally shine -- they realized they had discovered something exciting. The creature, called a Typothorax, appears to have had a protective cover over its naughty bits, although the...

2008-08-14 12:00:19

By SUE VORENBERG ALBUQUERQUE -- It cost about $100 to save Franchon Wetsel's life. A 35-year-old mother of three and Zuni Pueblo member, Wetsel knew something was wrong when she discovered a lump in her breast at age 28. But because she was relatively young, had no history of cancer and was uninsured, doctors she had visited were reluctant to give her a mammogram and breast cancer screening, she said. So her tumor continued to grow until 2005, when she learned she was eligible for a...

2008-08-04 15:00:25

By SUE VORENBERG ALBUQUERQUE -- For those athletes, journalists and members of the public who are already in China, it may be too late for an ominous warning. But a note for everyone else: If you want to interact through the Internet with your home countries, make sure the words "chicken feather information collection" do not appear on your Web site. You also want to steer clear of "Oriental red space time,""eighty-nine,""multi-dimensional" and, of course, "news blackout." These are...

2008-08-01 18:00:10

By SUE VORENBERG Scientists hope to gain insight into fossil record by studying current size ranges By Sue Vorenberg The New Mexican Some would say it's impossible to draw a picture of something when you can only see 2 percent of it. With that little information, you might just see a little color, or an edge, or a blue chunk of sky in the background. But impossible or not, that's very much like the picture paleontologists have to work with when they try to rebuild the planet's...

2008-07-27 18:00:18

By SUE VORENBERG George Schwartz, a Santa Fe doctor accused of prescribing unusually large amounts of painkillers and narcotics to his patients, has reached an agreement with the state Medical Board to surrender his medical license but continue his consulting practice. In the "agreed order" with the board, signed June 27, Schwartz essentially agreed to retire. "(Schwartz) does not admit any wrongdoing, but desires an amicable resolution of this case in order to devote more time to his...

2008-07-16 12:00:20

By Sue Vorenberg, The Santa Fe New Mexican Jul. 16--George Schwartz, a Santa Fe doctor accused of prescribing unusually large amounts of painkillers and narcotics to his patients, has reached an agreement with the state Medical Board to surrender his medical license but continue his consulting practice. In the "agreed order" with the board, signed June 27, Schwartz essentially agreed to retire. "(Schwartz) does not admit any wrongdoing, but desires an amicable resolution of this case...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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