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Lovelace Medical Center Radiation Oncology

Prime Time - April Issue April 08, 2013

Lovelace Medical Center’s Cancer Care program is the first in the country to have a new technology added to its TomoHD linear accelerator that further minimizes radiation doses to healthy tissue.The technology called Dynamic Jaws is the most advanced technology on the market today to spare healthy tissue for patients undergoing radiation treatment. The patient will experience fewer side effects...

NM police to purchase lifesaving devices

Associated Press April 08, 2013

The Associated PressAssociated PressALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—A donation from the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation and Lovelace Medical Center will help state police purchase defibrillators. The $15,000 donation was announced Friday. Police will be presented with a check from the two organizations during a ceremony in Albuquerque on Tuesday. About the size of a laptop, the devices deliver an...

Hoping ACA will reduce health costs fast? Good luck.

Albuquerque Business First April 05, 2013

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business FirstWhile the long-term goal of the federal Affordable Care Act is to reduce health care costs, that might not happen in the short term.In fact, costs for caring for millions of patients who have never had regular health care or primary care doctors could spike as those people get regular doctors and those doctors order tests and other procedures...

Donation Will Help State Police Buy AEDs

KOB-TV April 05, 2013

State Police will buy some life saving devices thanks to a generous donation from Lovelace Medical and the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation who are donating $15,000 dollars to buy defibrillators. The devices deliver electrical shocks to the people suffering from heart attacks. State Police say the money will help put 100 of them in patrol cars around New Mexico.

Valley Fever Cases on the Upswing Locallyl

KOB-TV April 02, 2013

Valley Fever is common in areas where it’s dry, like New Mexico. What’s in the dust can cause fevers, coughs and aches. It could be Valley Fever.“Your summer cold that’s a little bit more serious than the typical summer cold and it doesn’t go away in 4 or 5 days,” said Dr. John Iacuone of Lovelace Health Plan.In 2012, 33 cases were reported in New Mexico. If you work in the fields, are pregnant...