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Injuries on the Rise from TVs Falling on Children

July 23, 2013

Do you have a flat screen TV? Is mounted on the wall or sitting on top of a dresser? Your child’s safety could depend on it. New research finds that every three weeks, another child dies from a TV tipping over onto them. The rate of injury is on the rise. Over the last 22 years, the rate of children getting injured from a falling TV is up 95 percent. Children under the age of five are most...

Putting Off Retirement, Recognizing Signs Earlier - News from Alzheimer’s Conference

July 18, 2013

Researchers from all over the world came together this week to share their latest findings at what is known as the world’s leading forum on dementia research at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC). Two big stories came from that conference. One, delaying retirement could cut the risk for developing dementia. Second, research is shifting to focus on people who believe they...

Statins Safe, According to New, Large Study

July 11, 2013

Statins are a class of drugs often prescribed to patients to lower LDL levels, also known as the bad cholesterol. They work by inhibiting an enzyme, HMG-CoA reductase, which controls the production of cholesterol in the liver. The medication works by slowing down the production of cholesterol and therefore increasing the number of LDL receptors. These receptors bind to LDL in the liver, thus...

5 Questions with Dawn Tschabrun, New CEO at Lovelace Regional Hospital - Roswell

June 25, 2013

Dawn Tschabrun was recently named the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell. Previously the Chief Nursing Officer/Chief Operations Officer at Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell since 2012 and the Chief Nursing Officer at the facility since 2009, Dawn brings 25 years of nursing experience with 12 years of progressive managerial experience to this position. We...

Music Lifts Spritis at Lovelace Medical Center

June 21, 2013

Charlie Miller has worked at Lovelace Medical Center for more than 40 years. In Patient Transport, he helps take patients where they need to go in the hospital. Charlie has special way of making patients feel calm and right at home at Lovelace, which has earned him the nickname "Elvis." Take a look. Have you seen Charlie around the hospital or heard him sing? Share your story with us on Facebook!