Women and Stroke: What You Can Do To Lower Your Risk

May 18, 2012

Did you know stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the US?  For women, the risk is even greater, with 425,000 women suffering from a stroke each year, 55,000 more than men.  When it comes to preventing the likelihood of a having a stroke, knowing the risk factors and taking a proactive approach to your health can make a significant difference. Risk Factors While some conditions...

We're Hiring: Lovelace Women's Hospital Job Fair

May 09, 2012

   We're hiring!  Please join us for our Job Fair at Lovelace Women's Hospital, Thursday May 17th from 4-9pm. Lovelace Women's Hospital is a great place to work.  In fact, Modern Healthcare and Becker Hospitals honored Lovelace as one of the top 100 best places to work and New Mexico’s newest Quality New Mexico Zia Award winner.  If you or someone you know is interested...

Lovelace Westside Hospital's Pediatric Care Unit Opens

May 01, 2012

Lovelace Westside Hospital is proud to announce the opening of their Pediatric Care Unit. This secure unit is an inpatient unit specifically for newborns to 17 years old, equipped with state of the art technology for in-room documentation in a fun, family environment. Children can enjoy PS3 game systems, as well as their very own toys to play with in their room and take home, thanks to the...

March of Dimes "March for Babies" Walk

April 23, 2012

March of Dimes March for Babies Walk Albuquerque, NM  – The public is invited to participate in the March of Dimes March for Babies Walk on Saturday, May 5, at Albuquerque Academy Walking Path. Registration and festivities begin at 8 a.m. at Hoffmantown Church located at 8888 Harper NE. To register go to www.marchforbabies.org. For more information, please contact Tina Tilton at 505-933...

Is Sugar Really Toxic?

April 08, 2012

One of the big health discussions in the news this week is about a story which aired on 60 Minutes Sunday.  Popular medical journalist Dr. Sanjay Gupta interviewed Dr. Robert Lustig, professor of clinical pediatrics and endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco.  Dr. Lustig says sugar, in any form, is responsible for many of the illnesses plaguing Americans including...