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The Heat is On in Albuquerque

June 27, 2012

It seems it doesn’t take long for the heat to take its toll.  Once the thermometer tops 100 most of us experience a change in our general attitude, including a heightened agitation.  The inconvenience of the dog days of summer are setting in and you begin to hear people complain about it, if you aren’t already yourself.  However, regardless of your age and overall health, extreme...

6 Vital Nutrients Women May Be Missing

June 21, 2012

Women's diets often fall short in vital minerals and vitamins for a variety of reasons. Here are six nutrients that women are often deficient in, either because they lose too much of a nutrient, don't get enough of a nutrient, or both. Calcium Why you need it: Calcium builds teeth and bones, curbs premenstrual syndrome, helps maintain normal blood pressure, and may protect against colon cancer....

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...