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Heather Mills, KOB-TV, Anchor
You might think if you were having a heart attack, you'd know it. But, that's not always the case, especially for women.
We talked to one woman who knew she wasn't feeling good, but had no idea how serious it was.
"I would have bet an entire year's paycheck that I was not having a heart event at all," said Lydia Koch. In fact, she thought it was the flu.
"My shoulder was kind of stiff. Then my throat started to get sore and I started to get a little sick to my stomach."
Written by Heather Punke | February 21, 2013
Abraham Lichtmacher, MD, has been named chief of women's services for Albuquerque, N.M.-based Lovelace Health System, effective mid-May.
Dr. Lichtmacher most recently served as chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Rochester (N.Y.) General Health System. However, he was previously with Lovelace Health System and ABQ Health Partners as chief of the medical staff for Lovelace Women's Hospital and chairman for women's health.
By Dennis Domrzalski, Staff Reporter
Dr. Abraham Lichtmacher, who once served as Lovelace Women's Hospital’s chief of medical staff, will rejoin Lovelace Health System in mid-May.
Lovelace Health System has hired a new chief of women’s services.
ALBUQUERQUE (Feb. 20, 2013) – Abraham Lichtmacher, M.D., has been named Chief of Women’s Services at Lovelace Health System (LHS). Dr. Lichtmacher joins LHS from Rochester General Health System in New York, where he served as Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
By David Romero/KRQE Reporter
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - With February being Heart Health Month, cardiologists say it's a good time to remind people that they should pay attention to all possible symptoms if they feel they're going through a heart attack.
"You only have several minutes to hours before getting to the hospital where you have time to actually open an artery up to preserve the heart function," says Dr. Brendan Cavanaugh, Cardiologist with the New Mexico Heart Institute in Albuquerque.
By Ruby Bendersky, M.D.
BY HUNTER RILEY | SPECIAL TO ALBUQUERQUE BUSINESS FIRST
Farron Sneed wasn’t pressured by his parents to pursue
certain activities or maintain a certain grade point average
when he was growing up. Sneed said his parents were
supportive of his decisions; and when he decided to go to
college, they supported him in that arena as well. Now he
says he wants to return those favors by supporting the
people who make Lovelace Westside Hospital function on
a daily basis.
When you were growing up, what did you see yourself
Atrinea Health Clinic recently opened its doors in Los Lunas to provide primary medical care to village of Los Lunas employees and 10,000 Valencia County residents covered by Lovelace Health Plan.
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Written by Anuja Vaidya
Lovelace Westside Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M., has announced that it will add a pediatric area to its emergency department.
As part of renovations to its emergency department, the hospital will dedicate four private exam rooms to children and their families.