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Lovelace Medical Center’s Cancer Care Program - TomoHD With Dynamic Jaws

KRQE May 30, 2013

Cancer treatments may be effective and save lives, but the side effects can sometimes be as bad as the sickness itself. But that could be changing thanks to a groundbreaking type of radiation therapy that’s being used right here in New Mexico. Reporter David Romero has the story.It’s called dynamic jaws and like its name, doctors say it’s a vibrant new way in how cancer is treated in patients. Dr...

Stock up now for Summer Mishaps, Interview with Dr. Sanjay Kholwadwala

ABQ Journal May 27, 2013

By Rebecca Roybal Jones / Journal Staff Writer  It’s nearing summertime. And when it’s summertime, it’s time for sun. And if it’s time for sun, it’s time for sunscreen. If it’s time for sunscreen, it’s time for water-play. If it’s time for water-play, it’s time to put on a life jacket and brush up on your crawl stroke. If you’ve been swimming, you’re bound to get hungry and want to grill hot...

Racing the clock, NM chooses hybrid fed/state exchange

Albuquerque Business First May 24, 2013

Insurance exchange board member Ben Slocum of Lovelace Health Plan, left, and New Mexico Insurance Superintendent John Franchini speak during an exchange board meeting. By Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business FirstThe New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange board decided not to start over.Instead, the board decided to piggyback on the work toward building New Mexico’s online insurance...

Top New Mexico Workplaces, Lovelace Westside Hospital

Lovelace Health System May 20, 2013

Lovelace Westside Hospital ranked third in the Top Workplace category for midsize companies. The hospital has been providing quality care and the latest in cutting edge medical technology to Rio Rancho and West Side residents for 25 years. With 2,550 inpatient admissions in 2012, the hospital has 80 beds. Outpatient visits totaled 41,905. The emergency room handled 20,517 visits. Employee...

NM Child ADHD Rates Lower Than National Average

KOB-TV May 20, 2013

A new study by the CDC found that Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder rates among children three to 17 are higher than recent years. The disorder now tops the list at number one for mental health issues of children under 18.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study, about four million children have the disorder nationwide. That amounts to about 7 percent of children....