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Back to School Sports Physicals – Important Health Screenings

August 16, 2013

Your children are healthy, active and have been playing sports for years. So why should they need to get a sports physical before heading back to the class this year? Sports physicals are important screenings that can detect potential problems before student athletes start another season. They can also help children and teens prepare to help avoid getting sick or hurt while playing their sport....

When Accidents Happen - Kid Kare ER at Lovelace Westside Hospital

August 12, 2013

Bumps and bruises happen when you are a kid, but did you know an estimated 23 million children under the age of 15 head into the ER for medical treatment? Of those admitted, 7 million children are seen for accidental injuries and Safe Kids Worldwide announced this week 1.35 million children end up in the ER with sports-related injuries. Sometimes it isn’t easy being a kid. When accidents happen...

Greeting at the Door – Why Lovelace Leadership are Spending Less Time in the Office

July 26, 2013

There’s nothing quite like arriving at a bustling hotel, bags in hand, your energy worn by travel and immediately hearing the words, “Hello, we’ve been expecting you.” All of a sudden, this new place feels more familiar – the people more welcoming. A deep breath later and a sense of comfort and calm replace any stress or anxiety you may have felt moments before. Could the same be true if you were...

Injuries on the Rise from TVs Falling on Children

July 23, 2013

Do you have a flat screen TV? Is mounted on the wall or sitting on top of a dresser? Your child’s safety could depend on it. New research finds that every three weeks, another child dies from a TV tipping over onto them. The rate of injury is on the rise. Over the last 22 years, the rate of children getting injured from a falling TV is up 95 percent. Children under the age of five are most...

Putting Off Retirement, Recognizing Signs Earlier - News from Alzheimer’s Conference

July 18, 2013

Researchers from all over the world came together this week to share their latest findings at what is known as the world’s leading forum on dementia research at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC). Two big stories came from that conference. One, delaying retirement could cut the risk for developing dementia. Second, research is shifting to focus on people who believe they...