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Colon Screenings Save Lives

March 06, 2013

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a reminder to all of us of the importance of colon screenings. In New Mexico, colon cancer is the second-most diagnosed cancer, with more than 800 new cases every year. However, colon cancer is one of the most treatable cancers if detected early through screening. In this video, Lovelace gastroenterologist Dr. James Martinez explains why colon...

Real Labor of Love Moms-to-be Announced

March 05, 2013

The three moms-to-be who will be the stars of the Lovelace"Real Labor of Love Reality Series" with Kiss 97.3FM have been selected. All three were in the studio with Dana and Kandee March 5, 2013 to make the big announcement. Pictured L to R: Courtney, expecting her first baby in September; DeAnna, expecting her first baby in July; and Kayla, expecting her second baby in May.Stay tuned for more...

Late Stage Breast Cancer Affecting More Women Under 40

February 28, 2013

New breast cancer data reveals that the incidence of late-stage metastatic breast cancer is on the rise for women 25 to 39. The study, published in the Feb. 27 Journal of the American Medical Association, was conducted by researchers at the University of Washington, Seattle, and St. Charles Health System. The study found that in the last three decades, the number of cases affecting younger women...

Lovelace Nominated for Healthiest Employer Award

February 13, 2013

Congratulations! Lovelace Health System has been named an honoree (in the very large company category) in New Mexico Healthiest Employers Awards. The nominees in this category are: Lovelace Health SystemAPSBCBSCity of AlbuquerquePresbyterianUnited Healthcare Southwest The winner of each category will be revealed at Albuquerque Business First’s Healthiest Employers awards luncheon on March 21.

Talking Ballroom Dance with Patti Smith

February 08, 2013

This year marks the 6th Annual Duke City Dance-Off as Lovelace Women’s Hospital brings together members of community, dance professionals and some of our own Lovelace employees to compete in The Spirit of Women’s Day of Dance February 23, 2013. It is a day recognized across the country to dance, enjoy some friendly competition and celebrate healthy lifestyles.  Dance Instructor and CSP Dance...