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Can We Wipe Out Heart Attacks?

 

That is a bold question, but one being addressed by researchers today.  According to recent trials, the answer could be yes.  With heart disease being the number one killer in our country, responsible for 25% of US  deaths every year, wiping out heart attacks is a substantial consideration to the health of our nation.

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Lovelace is Hiring!

 

We believe our employees are the heart of Lovelace.  The high quality healthcare we provide our patients every day is in the hands of our great employees.  If you have been interested in finding the right job in the right place, this could be the perfect time for you!

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The Latest in Diabetes Management

 

Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in our country.  It is a complex disorder that often times requires multiple medical approaches and lifestyle modifications to properly manage.  At Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center, our endocrinologists remain abreast of the latest advancements in diabetes management to give our patients the best course of action and outcomes that favorably affect their health and quality of life.

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Respect the Water: Life-Saving Safety Tips

 

It is that time of year.  Flip-flops, sunny days, and the sound of kids jumping off the diving board are just a few indications that summer is here.  With summer comes fun with responsibility to ensure a safe time is had by all.  Here are some important tips and information to make sure your family has a safe and memorable summer this year, whether you are heading to the pool, beach, or lake.

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Stroke at 36: A Survivor's Story and Lessons Learned

 

September 27, 2010 was a normal Monday morning for 36 year old Kristi Winters.  Busy getting ready for work and thinking about the day ahead, the mother of four had no idea how her life was about to change.

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Women and Stroke: What You Can Do To Lower Your Risk

 

Did you know stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the US?  For women, the risk is even greater, with 425,000 women suffering from a stroke each year, 55,000 more than men.  When it comes to preventing the likelihood of a having a stroke, knowing the risk factors and taking a proactive approach to your health can make a significant difference.

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We're Hiring: Lovelace Women's Hospital Job Fair

 

  

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Lovelace Westside Hospital's Pediatric Care Unit Opens

 

Lovelace Westside Hospital is proud to announce the opening of their Pediatric Care Unit. This secure unit is an inpatient unit specifically for newborns to 17 years old, equipped with state of the art technology for in-room documentation in a fun, family environment. Children can enjoy PS3 game systems, as well as their very own toys to play with in their room and take home, thanks to the generosity of local rotary clubs.  The unit was designed with children in mind.

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March of Dimes "March for Babies" Walk

 

March of Dimes March for Babies Walk

Albuquerque, NM  – The public is invited to participate in the March of Dimes March for Babies Walk on Saturday, May 5, at Albuquerque Academy Walking Path.

Registration and festivities begin at 8 a.m. at Hoffmantown Church located at 8888 Harper NE.

To register go to www.marchforbabies.org.

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Is Sugar Really Toxic?

 

One of the big health discussions in the news this week is about a story which aired on 60 Minutes Sunday.  Popular medical journalist Dr. Sanjay Gupta interviewed Dr. Robert Lustig, professor of clinical pediatrics and endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco.  Dr.

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