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Can We Wipe Out Heart Attacks?

June 19, 2012

That is a bold question, but one being addressed by researchers today.  According to recent trials, the answer could be yes.  With heart disease being the number one killer in our country, responsible for 25% of US  deaths every year, wiping out heart attacks is a substantial consideration to the health of our nation. Start with a Large Single-Site Study One such trial looking into...

Lovelace is Hiring!

June 18, 2012

We believe our employees are the heart of Lovelace.  The high quality healthcare we provide our patients every day is in the hands of our great employees.  If you have been interested in finding the right job in the right place, this could be the perfect time for you! Lovelace just launched new job websites for our hospitals, health plan, and pharmacy.  It is easy to use, easy to...

The Latest in Diabetes Management

June 14, 2012

Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in our country.  It is a complex disorder that often times requires multiple medical approaches and lifestyle modifications to properly manage.  At Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center, our endocrinologists remain abreast of the latest advancements in diabetes management to give our patients the best course of action and...

Respect the Water: Life-Saving Safety Tips

June 11, 2012

It is that time of year.  Flip-flops, sunny days, and the sound of kids jumping off the diving board are just a few indications that summer is here.  With summer comes fun with responsibility to ensure a safe time is had by all.  Here are some important tips and information to make sure your family has a safe and memorable summer this year, whether you are heading to the pool,...

Stroke at 36: A Survivor's Story and Lessons Learned

May 21, 2012

September 27, 2010 was a normal Monday morning for 36 year old Kristi Winters.  Busy getting ready for work and thinking about the day ahead, the mother of four had no idea how her life was about to change. “I didn’t know what was going on”, Winters recalls as she felt suddenly overwhelmed with a dizzy, fuzzy, and blurry feeling standing in the bathroom.  Her first reaction is to...