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Maintaining a Healthy Brain

March 13, 2013

The brain is a fascinating organ. Did you know your brain is made up of 100 billion neurons with anywhere from 1,000 to 10,000 synapses for each neuron? Researchers have uncovered interesting information about the brain. For example, it is the fattest organ in the body, consists of 75 percent water and can feel no pain. However, there is still so much we do not know about the brain. Researchers...

Prepare Now for Spring Allergies

March 08, 2013

The first days of March are officially crossed off the calendar and many of us are starting to think of longer, warmer days and the first blooms of spring. After mornings of frosted windshields and seeing our breath, these welcome changes come with some not-so-welcome changes in the air for anyone who suffers from seasonal allergies. Weeds, pollen, spores and grass, once dormant, are now cropping...

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...