Programs Help Families Navigate Most Devastating Thing
ABQ JournalOctober 15, 2013
By Donna Olmstead / Journal Staff Writer
Leaving the hospital with empty arms after losing a baby is devastating.
Local care providers have established programs with links to resources to help families through their tsunamis of grief.
Jen Barrows, a labor and delivery nurse, runs a grief support program at Lovelace Women’s Hospital.
“As a mother, I feel losing a baby is the most devastating thing...
Winthrop Quigley / Journal Staff Writer
Before, during and after the birth of the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama repeated one talking point over and over: If you are happy with your current insurance, nothing will change.
Robert Hare was happy with his insurance. So were Gregory Rothrock and his family. Yet, their insurance must change, and it will cost them more money. The...
Chicken Pox Vaccine, Interview with Dr. Thomas Gross
KRQEOctober 11, 2013
It's not as common as it used to be, but still, nobody wants the chicken pox.
So what's the best way to protect your kids?
A new study says a double dose of chicken pox vaccine is your best bet.
Pediatricians have been giving two doses of the vaccine since 2006, but this is the first time a study shows just how much more effective a double dose is than a single dose.
So if you missed your second...
RACHELLE SPENCER has joined the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center as Administrator. Spencer has 20 years’ experience in hospital operations including 17 years’ experience in hospital executive level positions. She previously worked as the CEO of Kindred Hospital in Phoenix; as an associate administrator at the Tucson Heart Hospital in Tucson; and as the...