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Easy Fireworks Safety Tips

Celebrating our nation’s independence with family and friends typically centers around food, fun, and especially fireworks!  But that fun can be quickly doused when something goes wrong.  In 2010, 8600 injuries were the result of fireworks, with 2 out of every 5 of those injured under the age of 15.  Also, more fires are reported on the 4th of July than any other day of the year.  Taking the right precautions will ensure you enjoy your holiday instead dealing with serious injuries or even death.

Lovelace Health System Statement on ACA Supreme Court Ruling

Today the Supreme Court upheld most elements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), particularly the individual insurance mandate at the heart of the law.

The Supreme Court also ruled that the federal government cannot withhold current Medicaid funds if a state chooses not to participate in the Medicaid expansion. Lovelace Health System is a major provider for Medicaid patients. We will wait for the Governor’s decision on how to proceed and work with the state on continuing to offer high-quality health care to the Medicaid population.

Cool Ways to Beat the Heat

We are getting into a pretty predictable weather pattern of highs near 100 in New Mexico.  If you are running out of ideas to stay cool, here are some fun ways to beat the heat.

Go Barefoot


The Heat is On in Albuquerque

It seems it doesn’t take long for the heat to take its toll.  Once the thermometer tops 100 most of us experience a change in our general attitude, including a heightened agitation.  The inconvenience of the dog days of summer are setting in and you begin to hear people complain about it, if you aren’t already yourself.  However, regardless of your age and overall health, extreme heat is something everyone should heed with caution.

6 Vital Nutrients Women May Be Missing

Women's diets often fall short in vital minerals and vitamins for a variety of reasons.

Here are six nutrients that women are often deficient in, either because they lose too much of a nutrient, don't get enough of a nutrient, or both.

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.

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!

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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News and Events

Walgreens to Acquire Lovelace’s Retail Pharmacy Businesses

DEERFIELD, Ill., and ALBUQUERQUE, NM, March 9, 2015 – Walgreen Co.

Nina Simon Joins Lovelace Medical Group

Nina Simon, CNM has joined the Lovelace Medical Group as a certified nurse midwife.