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...

Diabetes and the Flu

November 11, 2014

Did you know that by having diabetes you are three times more likely to be hospitalized from the flu than those who do not have diabetes? Anyone living with diabetes should be especially careful during flu season. There are steps you can take to help protect a healthy immune system, while managing your diabetes. If you get the flu, your health care provider will discuss the best treatment to help...

Lovelace Health System Launches the 6th Annual Flu Prevention Campaign

November 06, 2014

Lovelace Health System held its 6th Annual “Don’t Bug Me” Flu event on Wed, Nov. 5 at Adobe Acres Elementary School. More than 40 third graders learned proper hand washing techniques and received information on flu prevention from health professionals, including an APS school nurse. There was also a demonstration on how germs spread with Glo Germ and a black light. The event launches a public...