Lovelace donates supplies to help Navajo Technical University recover from flood

Albuquerque Business First February 04, 2014

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First Lovelace Medical Center has donated more than 1,000 pieces of medical supplies to the Navajo Technical University’s School of Nursing in Crownpoint to help the school recover from a flash flood in September that damaged its facilities. The donated items include solution and injection sets, adhesives and plastic bandages, antibiotic...

Study: Overweight Kids More Likely to be Obese Teens

KRQE February 03, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – According to a new study, children who are overweight when they start kindergarten, are four times more likely to be obese by their teen years. Along with the rest of the nation, childhood obesity is a battle being fought in New Mexico.  Nearly 15 percent of kids ages 2 to 5 are overweight. Doctors say the key to tackling the issue of childhood obesity is prevention....

Lovelace Westside Hospital Expands Care

ABQ Journal February 01, 2014

By Rosalie Rayburn / Journal Staff Writer Lovelace Westside Hospital has recently expanded its range of care options with the addition of a wound care clinic and new services for women. The wound care clinic opened in October with two staffers who are certified by the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy, occupational therapist Ann Marie Santoyo and physical therapist Angela Arbelaez....

Lovelace Westside Hospital Adds Women's and Wound Care Services

Rio Rancho Observer January 24, 2014

By Sterling Fluharty With expanded services at the Lovelace Westside Hospital and more physicians working for the Lovelace Medical Group, Lovelace is working to provide convenience and innovation for patients who live in Rio Rancho and Albuquerque’s West Side. Lovelace Medical Group Women’s Services opened earlier this month on the hospital campus. Services available include annual exams,...

Heart Hospital Team Performs First of its Kind Procedure

ABQ Journal January 23, 2014

By Elaine Tassy/Journal Staff Writer Joe Sanchez, a jocular 84-year-old retired U.S. Army lieutenant, was vacuuming inside his Uptown home on the hot, sunny afternoon of Wednesday, Aug. 13, while Sally, his wife of more than 60 years, was dusting in the kitchen and living room. Suddenly, Joe experienced a back pain so shocking, unprecedented and severe he had to stop and sit down. When he began...

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