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Football Player's Concussion Raises Questions (interview with Dr. Sloan)

 
Source: 
KRQE, 10pm

By Alex Goldsmith/Reporter

(KRQE) - Since his high school days, Cole Gautsche has lit up football fields across New Mexico with his play.

The Cleveland High School alum won a state title in 2011 before accepting a scholarship to UNM and winning playing time in 2012. He also won the starter's position in 2013.

But the athletic signal caller has had some significant head issues since he enrolled with the Lobos.

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Lovelace Women’s Hospital makes Top 100 list

 
Source: 
Albuquerque Business First

By Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

Lovelace Women’s Hospital in Albuquerque has been named one of the best 100 places to work in health care in 2013 by Modern Healthcare Magazine.

It was the fifth consecutive year that the 120-bed hospital, which employs 750, made the magazine’s Top 100 list. It was the only New Mexico health care firm to make this year’s list, according to the magazine’s website.

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3 Generations Born at Lovelace Women's Hospital

 
Source: 
KOAT-TV

A new mom gives birth at Lovelace Women’s Hospital on her birthday, but it’s also her dad’s birthday. Both the new mom and grandfather couldn’t be happier that baby Eli will share their special day. Joe Ruiz, “Once it got closer and closer we were all getting more and more excited knowing that it was really going to happen and it will be all three of us now. We’ll be spending every birthday together and having one great party.” Grandfather Joe Ruiz and mother Olivia Ruiz say they are very close and hope to extend that bond with baby Eli.

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CNM begins offering naming rights

 
Source: 
Albuquerque Business First

Dan Mayfield, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

The CNM Foundation is kicking off a $10 million fundraising campaign by doing something it’s never done before: selling the permanent naming rights of its buildings.

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New Hires - Susan Simon, Dr. Pfau, Dr. Smith

 
Source: 
ABQ Journal

Southwest Medical Associates (SWMA) has hired three new staff members. They are: Susan Simon, R.N., CNM, certified nurse midwife. Simon has 30 years’ experience in nursing and 14 years’ experience in nurse midwifery. She previously ran a gynecology and homebirth consulting business; worked for the New Mexico Department of Health; as a nurse for Albuquerque Public Schools; and as a at Fort Defiance Indian Hospital.

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Lovelace Women's Hospital Has Low C-Section Rate

Source: 
KOB-TV, KLUZ

Lovelace Women’s Hospital has one of the lowest rates in the state for cesarean sections. The national average for c-section births is at 33 percent. Right now Lovelace Women’s Hospital has a rate of 18 percent. They say they achieved that by following current national guidelines. The hospital delivered more than 3,200 babies last year.

KOB-TV Story

KLUZ Story

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Dr. Duc Vuong Announcement

Source: 
ABQ Journal

Duc Vuong, M.D. has joined Lovelace Health System as director of the bariatrics department. Vuong has a medical degree from Texas A&M; he also completed extensive postgraduate and professional training in bariatric procedures and minimally invasive surgery and is board certified by the American College of Surgeons. He specializes in single-incision approaches to surgery.

To see this story in print, click here.

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Lovelace Targets Medication Management to Keep Readmission Rates Low

 
Source: 
Albuquerque Business First

Medicare readmission rates for Lovelace Health System hospitals are far below the national rates that trigger Medicare officials to penalize hospitals for excessive readmissions, officials said this week. Lovelace is using medication management to help limit readmissions.

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

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Back to School Physicals

 
Source: 
Roswell Daily Record

Lovelace Urgent Care and Lovelace Health Care Center are offering back-to-school physicals for just $15. No appointments are necessary. At Lovelace Urgent Care school physicals are available Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Aug. 23 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. At Lovelace Health Care Center school physicals are available on Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lovelace Urgent Care is located at 2335 N. Main Street and Lovelace Health Care Center is located at 1112 N. Main Street in Roswell. For more information, please call 575-622-4665.

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Lovelace Westide Dietician Offers Back to School Lunch Ideas

 
Source: 
KOB-TV

The first day of school is finally here and you're probably wondering what to pack for lunch.

A clinical dietician with Lovelace Westside Hospital told KOB Eyewitness News 4 that well-balanced meals really help kids focus in the classroom. Erin Baudino-Burgarello said string cheese, yogurt and fruit are great snacks for your kids. But remember—the most important meal is what they have before school.

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