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Balloon Fiesta - Safety Tips from Lovelace Health System

October 03, 2012

Lovelace Health System is proud to be the Official Healthcare Provider for the 2012 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.  Below is a list of helpful safety tips to help you enjoy your visit in good health: 1. Dress in layers. It is sometimes very cool in the morning, but after sunrise temperatures warm up noticeably. 2. Bring sunscreen. At a higher altitude you are at an increased...

New Mexico’s Cooler Temperatures Call for Exercise to Boost Immunity

October 03, 2012

This upcoming weekend will be the first dip into Fall temperatures across New Mexico, causing many to reach into the back of their closets for that light jacket or coat they have not seen in several months. With highs in the 90 degree range only a few short weeks ago, our bodies are sensitive to not only a change in temperature, but also humidity and pressure. Take this opportunity to prepare...

Looking for Deals, Consumers May Be Getting Bad Drugs at Online Pharmacy

October 01, 2012

Better prices and added convenience are attractive lures for many to the online pharmacy. However, consumers may be unknowingly putting themselves in danger. The FDA recently issued a warning to consumers stating that most of these Internet drug stores are fraudulent and are likely selling counterfeit drugs that can be very harmful. The FDA’s BeSafeRx national campaign, seeks to educate Americans...

Lovelace Medical Center Celebrates Rededication

September 26, 2012

To celebrate Lovelace Medical Center's new look and leadership, the hospital held a rededication ceremony on Monday, Sept. 24, at 5:30 p.m. for community and business leaders. The event also includes a meet and greet with Troy Greer, Lovelace Medical Center’s new CEO. The entire 10-story, 120,000 square foot building has a new brown stucco-like finish. The project took six months to complete...

Flu Shots: Your Questions Answered

September 24, 2012

Even though it is only September, it is time to start thinking about getting a flu shot. Did you know flu outbreaks begin as early as October, though the height of flu season typically does not occur until February? If you have concerns about the flu shot, here are some common questions we have answered for you. Consult with your physician about your specific needs this flu season.  Every...