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Lovelace opens primary care clinic

ABQ Journal September 20, 2013

By Journal and wire reports Lovelace opened a new primary care clinic this week called Lovelace Health Care Center at 8401 Constitution NE in Albuquerque. The center offers primary care services, family medicine and disease management. “This clinic offers a team approach to delivering health care,” said Dr. John Cruickshank, chief medical officer at Lovelace Health System. The center will seek a...

Lovelace Opens New Health Care Center

KRQE September 19, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Officials have opened a new Lovelace Health Care Center in northeast Albuquerque Thursday. The primary care clinic was set up to meet the demands of the community. Doctors say there was a specific need for more services for families in this area of Albuquerque and say the clinic could serve 12,000 to 15,000 residents.       It opened this month to...

Lovelace Hosts Public Health Care Forum

KOAT, 10pm September 18, 2013

More than 20 percent of New Mexicans don’t have health insurance. Marlene Baca, who is with Lovelace Health Plan, led a public forum explaining health care reform Wednesday. The forum was hosted by Lovelace Health System. Baca said President Barack Obama’s plan not only helps those without insurance, but many others such as those who are self-employed, who aren’t offered or can’t afford employer...

West Nile Virus, Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Thomas

KOB-TV September 18, 2013

By: Stuart Dyson, KOB Eyewitness News 4 Rainy weather in recent days has left pools of standing water all over the state, and that has state health authorities worried about a sometimes fatal disease – West Nile virus. Take some stagnant water, add mosquitoes, mix in some West Nile and you have a recipe for a very serious illness that has already killed two people in New Mexico this year and made...

Doctors Urge People To Get Flu Shot, Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Thomas

KOB-TV September 17, 2013

By: Stuart Dyson, KOB Eyewitness News 4 There’s no need to wonder when flu season will arrive in New Mexico this year – it’s already here. A sixty-year-old man from Bernalillo County is the state’s first victim of the 2013-2014 flu season. Last year the first flu case was confirmed in November. Doctors are urging everybody to get flu shots, but there is some disagreement over how early to get...