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Nursing mothers can now donate milk

ABQ Journal

By Deborah Ziff / Journal Staff Writer

Nursing mothers now have a place to donate excess breast milk in Albuquerque for needy babies.

Dar a Luz Birth & Health Center has opened a milk depot, the first and only one in New Mexico, where women can drop off their milk once they’ve passed a screening process.

The milk is sent in dry ice to Mothers’ Milk Bank in Denver where it is stored, pasteurized, processed and dispensed.

Hospital volunteers recognized at Lovelace ceremony

Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

Ginny McElyea has been at it for 25 years, and at age 90 she’s not about to stop volunteering her time at Lovelace Women’s Hospital.

“I love to be active and it gives me a good feeling. I started [volunteering] after I retired because I wanted to do something,” McElyea said.

McElyea was one of 67 volunteers honored Friday by Lovelace Health System with a luncheon at Sandia Resort and Casino.

Lifesaving donation

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State Police officers Robert Carrejo, left, and Sean Healy demonstrate how to use automated external defibrillators during a news conference at the Heart Hospital of New Mexico on Tuesday. A $15,000 donation from the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation and Lovelace Medical Center will help State Police purchase defibrillators.

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Lovelace Donates Money for State Police Defibrillators

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New Mexico State Police Chief Robert Shilling and members of the New Mexico State Police held a press conference on April 9 at Heart Hospital of New Mexico to thank Lovelace Medical Center and the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation for donating $15,000 to purchase batteries and pads for 50 automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Through this donation the state police matched these funds and were able to redeploy 100 AEDs in police vehicles throughout New Mexico. KOB-TV, KOAT-TV, KASA and KLUZ covered the event.

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Lovelace Medical Center Radiation Oncology

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Lovelace Medical Center’s Cancer Care program is the first in the country to have a new technology added to its TomoHD linear accelerator that further minimizes radiation doses to healthy tissue.

The technology called Dynamic Jaws is the most advanced technology on the market today to spare healthy tissue for patients undergoing radiation treatment. The patient will experience fewer side effects and decreased treatment times.

NM police to purchase lifesaving devices

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—A donation from the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation and Lovelace Medical Center will help state police purchase defibrillators.

The $15,000 donation was announced Friday. Police will be presented with a check from the two organizations during a ceremony in Albuquerque on Tuesday.

About the size of a laptop, the devices deliver an electrical current through the chest to the heart to correct a critically irregular heartbeat.

Lovelace donates funds to State Police for defibrillators

Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

Lovelace Medical Center and the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation have donated $15,000 to the New Mexico State Police to buy batteries and pads for 50 automated external defibrillators.

The State Police have matched the donation and will be able to redeploy 100 AEDs in police vehicles throughout the state, State Police Chief Robert Shilling said in a news release.

Donation Will Help State Police Buy AEDs

KOB-TV

State Police will buy some life saving devices thanks to a generous donation from Lovelace Medical and the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation who are donating $15,000 dollars to buy defibrillators. The devices deliver electrical shocks to the people suffering from heart attacks. State Police say the money will help put 100 of them in patrol cars around New Mexico.

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