Feeling sluggish? Check your B-12 level

Albuquerque Journal November 27, 2011

Feeling sluggish? Check your B-12 level Talk to a doctor before starting supplements  By Amanda Schoenberg/Journal Staff Writer     When baby boomers have trouble remembering words or feel sluggish even after plenty of exercise and rest, low levels of vitamin B-12 might be to blame.     As people age, they are more likely to have a B-12...

Flu got you?

Albuquerque Journal November 21, 2011

Flu got you? Protect yourself and family by receiving the vaccine  By Matt Andazola/Journal Staff Writer        New Mexico officially has the flu. On Nov. 3, the state Department of Health announced that a McKinley County boy was diagnosed with the flu, and the department urged state residents to get vaccinated.     Albuquerque-area doctors...

Lovelace Westside Hospital to Add Inpatient Pediatric Unit

Rio Rancho Observer November 09, 2011

Lovelace Westside Hospital to Add Inpatient Pediatric UnitBy Glen Rosales/Observer staff writer  ARTIST'S RENDERING - COURTESY OF SMPC ARCHITECTS ALBUQUERQUE - Expanding on the birthing center that opened earlier this year at Lovelace Westside Hospital, an inpatient pediatric care unit will soon be taking shape and should be ready to start accepting patients by the first quarter of...

Lovelace Health Plan Gets 4 Stars

Albuquerque Journal October 31, 2011

Better Medicare rating boosts hearing and dental services Lovelace Health Plan was recently awarded four stars by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for its Lovelace Medicare Plan for 2012, an increase from its 3½ star rating in 2011. Medicare evaluates provider plans on more than 36 topics in five categories — staying healthy, managing chronic conditions, health plan responsiveness...

Don't Bug Me

Albuquerque Journal October 21, 2011

‘DON’T BUG ME’ CAMPAIGN DEMONSTRATION   RICHARD PIPES/JOURNAL Evangelene Garcia, a Bel-Air Elementary third-grader, shows her class how to properly wash hands. The lesson came Thursday during Lovelace Health Systems’ annual “Don’t Bug Me” campaign, which teaches kids how to prevent spreading flu viruses.   Source: Albuquerque Journal