Knowing the Symptoms of Heart Attacks
KRQE February 20, 2013

By David Romero/KRQE ReporterALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - With February being Heart Health Month, cardiologists say it's a good time to remind people that they should pay attention to all possible symptoms if they feel they're going through a heart attack."You only have several minutes to hours before getting to the hospital where you have time to actually open an artery up to preserve the heart function...
Abraham Lichtmacher, M.D., Named Chief for Women’s Services at Lovelace Health System
Lovelace Health System February 20, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE (Feb. 20, 2013) –  Abraham Lichtmacher, M.D., has been named Chief of Women’s Services at Lovelace Health System (LHS). Dr. Lichtmacher joins LHS from Rochester General Health System in New York, where he served as Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology. “We are thrilled to have Dr. Lichtmacher join Lovelace Health System,” said Dr. John Cruickshank, Chief Medical Officer for...
Make a Resolution to Love Your Heart
Prime Time February 18, 2013

By Ruby Bendersky, M.D. According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost half of all Americans have at least one of three conditions that raise heart risks: diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Other major risks include obesity, sedentary lifestyle, family history of early cardiovascular events, and tobacco use. Moreover, more than 15...
Executive Profile Farron Sneed, CEO, Lovelace Westside Hospital
Albuquerque Business First February 18, 2013

BY HUNTER RILEY | SPECIAL TO ALBUQUERQUE BUSINESS FIRSTFarron Sneed wasn’t pressured by his parents to pursuecertain activities or maintain a certain grade point averagewhen he was growing up. Sneed said his parents weresupportive of his decisions; and when he decided to go tocollege, they supported him in that arena as well. Now hesays he wants to return those favors by supporting thepeople who...
Ribbon Cutting for Atrinea Health Clinic in Los Lunas
Valencia County News February 13, 2013

Atrinea Health Clinic recently opened its doors in Los Lunas to provide primary medical care to village of Los Lunas employees and 10,000 Valencia County residents covered by Lovelace Health Plan. To see this story in print, click here.