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Safety Month – First Aid Kit Essentials

 
You’re preparing dinner when all of a sudden, a crying toddler runs over with a scraped knee. Your first thought is, where is the first aid kit? You can be prepared for emergencies, big or small, by keeping a first aid kit handy.
 
Why a first aid kit?

FREE Seminar: Making Your Way Through Your Pregnancy Journey

Every family’s path to pregnancy is different and couples may have delays or problems becoming pregnant. Your health care provider may recommend seeing a fertility specialist to discuss the next steps in your journey.

Celebrating Men’s Health by Understanding Prostate Cancer

 
In the month of June, we want to bring awareness to men’s health and more specifically, prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men and one out of every seven American men will be diagnosed with the disease in their lifetime.
 

Suns out… Kids out!

 
The sun’s out, so that means the kids are out…out of school that is. There are many different free events happening around Albuquerque and surrounding areas to keep your kids entertained over summer break.
 

FREE Embrace Seminar: Understanding Basic Breast Cancer Pathology

After a biopsy, your tissue is sent to a pathologist to run a series of tests. The results of these tests tell your doctor more about the size of the cancer, how quickly it grows and if there are any signs of it spreading to healthy tissue.

Please join Richard Mondragon, M.D. with Petroglyph Pathology, as he explains more about pathology reports and how they help determine the best treatment plan for your breast cancer.

Medical real estate booming along

Albuquerque Journal

By Steve Sinovic / Journal Staff Writer
Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 12:02am

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Shifting demographics, an aging population and an increasing need for medical services are driving significant activity in the Albuquerque health care office sector.

Correct Body Mechanics and Posture for Pregnancy

 
It is common for women to complain of neck, lower back, and/or pelvic pain during their pregnancy. However, that does not mean that it is normal. There are things you can do now to prevent or decrease these pains. Paying attention to posture and moving the right way will help ease your discomfort and allow you to better enjoy this exciting time.  
 
Quick tips to improve function during pregnancy 
 
Sleeping position

Lovelace makes life-saving donations to community facilities

KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Lovelace is helping put life-saving machines in more public areas.

The hospital gave $10,000 to The Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation to purchase ten defibrillators.

The devices are used to deliver a jolt of electricity to restart a heart, in an effort to save a life before first responders can get to the scene.

They will be placed in community facilities which include Joy Junction, Petroglyph Little League, Rio Rancho Presbyterian Church, Felix's Pantry, The Albuquerque Youth Basketball League and El Ranchitos De Los Ninos.

Lovelace Health System donates 10 AEDs to Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBUQUERQUE, May 31, 2018 – Through a $10,000 donation, Lovelace Health System has helped the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation’s Project Pulse place 10 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in much-needed community organizations throughout New Mexico.

Recipients include:

Joy Junction

Petroglyph Little League

New Day Youth and Family Services

El Ranchitos de los niños

Albuquerque Youth Basketball League (2 AEDs)

Rio Rancho Presbyterian Church

St. Felix’s Pantry

Loving Thunder Therapeutic riding

Skin Cancer Sit-Down with Dr. Calvin Ridgeway, M.D.

 
Albuquerque has on average 280 sunny days per year. That means an increased risk of developing skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and it is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of seventy. Dr. Calvin Ridgeway, M.D., F.A.C.S., of the Lovelace Women’s Hospital Breast Care Center, provides key insights about the most common skin cancers, the warning signs, risk factors and how you can protect yourself.
 
What are the most common skin cancers?

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