Top 5 Reasons People Go to the Emergency Room During the Holiday Season

Ever wondered about the top reasons why people go to an emergency room during the holidays? There are many reasons, but we have gathered the top five in this interesting and shareable infographic!

New Parent Group

Motherhood Is…

A Life Changing Gift

Full of Long Nights, Blissful Days, Endless Smiles and Forever Love

Overwhelming, Strengthening


Exciting, yet Terrifying

Conflicting Feelings

Exciting Milestones

Grace upon Grace

Perfexion Gamma Knife® technology offers patients breakthrough brain treatment

Lovelace Medical Center is the only hospital to offer Perfexion Gamma Knife® device technology to patients of New Mexico. Gamma Knife® is a device that is used for stereotactic radiosurgery, which is a special radiation treatment for small abnormalities or tumors of the brain.

Seven Thanksgiving foods to avoid while pregnant

As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, the anticipation of eating lots of delicious food grows. When families gather to enjoy the traditional dishes and drinks, pregnant women should keep in mind which foods on the dinner table they are recommended to avoid.

Here are the main foods and drinks to avoid this Thanksgiving day:

Awards for Lovelace Lactation Services and Labor of Love

Lovelace Women’s Hospital’s Lactation Services and the Labor of Love team were recently recognized by national organizations.

Benefits of Prenatal Education

The idea of giving birth and bringing your baby home can be exciting yet nerve wracking. You most likely have questions. What are my delivery options? How will I know when I am in labor? Where do I go when I arrive at the hospital? Is there someone to help me with breastfeeding after I leave the hospital? How do I know when my baby needs to see a pediatrician?

Lovelace leadership series – an interview with Sheri Milone

Sheri Milone has made a name for herself in health care and not just because she has been with Lovelace Health System since 1992, serving as CEO for two Lovelace hospitals.

Diabetes Distress: A common occurrence in patients with diabetes

More than 29 million Americans are living with diabetes, and around 86 million are living with prediabetes. Patients diagnosed with this chronic disease are typically considered type 1 or type 2 diabetic. If you are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, this means your body does not produce enough insulin to allow blood sugar to enter the cells used for energy. If you are diagnosed as type 2 diabetic, this means your body cannot use insulin properly.

Albuquerque man feels lucky after suffering cardiac arrest

John Gallegos had been feeling a bit off for almost two days when his niece, Sarah Padilla, finally convinced him to go to the hospital. Sarah worked in records management for Lovelace Westside Hospital, which was where John found himself driving around 4am.

“I didn’t know it then, but I’ve done a lot of research,” John says. “Now I know you don’t remember anything after a cardiac arrest.”

A woman’s health battle with Graves’ disease

When Karen McCallum went to have a routine blood test done, she didn’t think anything was wrong with her. When her results came back, Karen found out from Dr. Angela Sanchez with Lovelace Medical Group that her thyroid levels were at 1200, when they should have been 3. “I’m a menopausal female who works in advertising and had an answer for every symptom I had,” Karen shares.

News and Events

Lovelace leader shares career pivot that led to nursing career

At the heart of nursing is a genuine desire to help people.

Flu season: Who is at risk

On October 25, 2017, the New Mexico Department of Health officially announced the start of influe

Understanding genetic risk

All nuts are seeds, but not all seeds are nuts.