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From Generation to Generation – Hospital Volunteers Create Treasures for Newborns

December 16, 2014

“When they leave the hospital with their babies, they usually stop by the desk,” shares Lovelace Westside Hospital volunteer Jean Diem. “I think, ‘oh, I made that one!’” Over the last few years, we have shared the birth announcements of dozens of babies born at Lovelace Westside Hospital on our Facebook page. It is not only a first glance of the baby, but an opportunity for family and friends to...

44th Annual Lovelace Medical Center Holiday Tree Lighting

December 05, 2014

More than 200 people, including Mayor Richard Berry, community leaders, Lovelace governing board members and physicians, attended the 44th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Lovelace Medical Center. Hospital officials flipped the switch illuminating the tree. Sister Nancy Kazik from St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation Board gave the invocation. Guests brought canned food to benefit the...

Lovelace Volunteers Give Time and Talents for Thanksgiving at Food Bank

November 25, 2014

The week of Thanksgiving social media feeds, news shows and conversations are mainly focused on the main centerpiece of the holiday – food. We talk about recipes, how to cook the perfect turkey and what new outrageous dish is making headlines – PumPecApple pie cake anyone? Thanksgiving day is becoming one of the most popular days of the year to exercise, as an effort to burn a few extra...

Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital Celebrates 25 Years

November 20, 2014

Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital celebrated its 25th anniversary with a ribbon cutting event with the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce that was attended by community members, board members, staff and physicians. Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital has grown services and technology over the years. Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital offers a full continuum of inpatient and outpatient care....

World Prematurity Day Highlighting Efforts To Reduce Premature Birth Rate

November 17, 2014

This year, health care providers and organizations like March of Dimes, working to reduce the number of babies born to early, have reason to briefly celebrate. For the seventh year in a row, preterm birth rates had dropped. Even better news? At 11.4 percent in the United States, the preterm birth rate is the lowest in 17 years and meets the goal set forth by federal government seven years...