By Vanessa Kahin
Roswell Regional Hospital is now officially Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell.
By Dennis Domrzalski, NMBW Reporter
Ben Slocum’s body was shattered, but his mind was solid.
As he lay in a New York City hospital bed in June 1988, the words of his doctors kept going through his mind: “You’ll never run again, and you’ll be lucky if you can walk correctly again.”
Life's problems often get in the way of your best intentions when it comes to exercise. However, a few simple adjustments in your schedule and thinking towards exercise can help incorporate exercise into your daily life, no matter what bumps along the road you may encounter.
The American Council on Exercise offers these possible solutions to combatting exercise "saboteurs":
By Amanda Schoenberg Journal Staff Writer
Los Lunas resident Kelly Beraun almost lost her son Jaiden three times. The first time was just after he and his twin, Benjamin, were born in May 2010 at 25 weeks. The first time he cried, he popped a hole in his lung and doctors thought he wouldn’t survive. He pulled through.
A week later, Jaiden perforated his intestine and was rushed into emergency surgery for necrotizing enterocolitis, a common gastrointestinal problem among premature babies that can destroy the intestines.
Going it alone
By Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter
The 67-bed Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services hospital in Gallup uses a CT scanner in its diagnostic imaging program. While stand-alone rural hospitals face challenges, some are finding ways to keep pace with changes in medical technology.
In 1990, there were 3,562 small, stand-alone hospitals in the U.S.
Dr. Hala Toubbeh, a gastroenterologist with Lovelace Women's Hospital, was recently featured on KOAT-TV Healthbeat with Dr. Barry Ramo discussing gluten free diets.
Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media
They resemble deluxe hotel rooms, with luxurious décor in soft pastels, inviting paintings, richly upholstered chairs, and don't forget the iPod docking stations, the HDTVs, rollout beds, and room service. Only a blood pressure monitor seems out of place—although that may be hidden in a cabinet.
Lovelace Westside Hospital Reopens With PlayStations in Rooms
By Rosalie Rayburn/Journal Staff Writer
Getting sick is no fun for a kid, but having a PlayStation in the room can sure take your mind off what hurts.
Lovelace Westside Hospital’s newly reopened pediatric unit boasts colorful patient rooms equipped with the popular video game-playing technology, refrigerators and comfy chairs that fold out into beds so family members can stay with their young ones.