Start Swim Lessons with Success

May 15, 2013

Learning to swim can be a fun yet terrifying venture for new swimmers. Some children are completely comfortable in water from the first time their toes hit the water, while others are equally as anxious. Beginning swim lessons first requires a comfort with the water, but getting to that point can be a challenging barrier for many children and parents. The reasons children fear the water can be...

New Lovelace Health Care Center Opens in Roswell

May 10, 2013

Thursday’s ribbon cutting at the new Lovelace Health Care Clinic in Roswell expands primary health care delivery in the community.  “Right now primary care is delivered through ER and urgent care, which is a good access point when you need care and you are not on a routine visit,” explains Lovelace Regional Hospital – Roswell CEO Lloyd Scarrow. “The problem is, it is episodic.”Lovelace...

Witnessing a Miracle, a Real Labor of Love

May 02, 2013

As told from behind the lens, Tamara Shope, communications coordinator for Lovelace Health System, shares her experience documenting the “Real Labor of Love” reality series. At 5:10 p.m. on April 29, I watched a baby enter this world, take his first breaths, shiver at the cold, and feel his mother’s touch for the first time. I watched his father beam at him, touch his tiny fingers and clip his...

8 Easy Ways to Help Prevent Diabetes

March 28, 2013

Type 2 diabetes is a harsh, but preventable disease. However, more than 25 million American children and adults are living with Type 2 diabetes today and an estimated 79 million have pre-diabetes. With complications including heart disease and stroke, high blood pressure, kidney disease, blindness, and neuropathy, taking control of the risk factors for diabetes is life changing. Don’t Smoke ...

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...