Two of New Mexico’s largest insurance companies are joining some national competitors in pledging to continue some of the popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act, even if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the law.
The seemingly ubiquitous technology-laden gadgets that have made managing our lives and leisure time so easy are also to blame for a number of ailments that now sport quaint nicknames, such as “text neck,” “computer vision syndrome,” “Blackberry thumb,” “iPad elbow, “iPod ear” and “Facebook chin.”
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, there were 3,200 injuries associated with computers and cell phones between 2007 and 2011 at 100 hospitals around the country contracted to report such data, says CPSC spokeswoman Patty Davis.
Lovelace Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for certification as a Primary Stroke Center.
“By achieving certification as a Primary Stroke Center, Lovelace Medical Center has proven that it has the ability to provide effective, timely care to stroke victims and can significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients,” said Laurie Bigham, Chief Nursing Officer at Lovelace Medical Center.
Now that 50 is the new 40 (or is it 30?) we checked in with six Albuquerque residents celebrating this year. From surprise parties to quiet contemplation, celebrations ranged widely but they all had one thing in common — 50 is big but it sure doesn’t feel old.
When he turns 50 on Nov. 5, Mayor Richard J. Berry won’t have a mid-life crisis — he had one in his 20s.
“I was working 80 hours a week to make $17,000 a year,” he says. “Then I figured out you have to have some kind of balance.”
Adelante Development Center Inc. marked another milestone in its steady growth with the official opening of its new secure document center May 31.
“Behind us is the building that created 110 jobs,” said Mike Kivitz, CEO and president of Adelante. “Most of the employees have significant disabilities, but they want to work. Otherwise, they would require our tax dollars and that’s not what they want.”