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Flu Season is Here

KOB-TV September 25, 2012

Flu season is here and it’s time to think about getting that flu shot. Stuart Dyson visited Lovelace where they’re talking vaccine. Stuart: There’s plenty of flu vaccine ready to go all over New Mexico, 85 million distributed nationwide already. The question is who needs a flu shot?  The answer is you do. Dr. Iacuone: “Everybody needs to get the vaccine.” John Iacuone is with Lovelace...

Teen Offers Talents to Comfort Hospital Children at Lovelace Westside Hospital

KOB-TV September 24, 2012

She's just 18, but has the artistic talent of someone who has been painting for years and years, and, she has a big heart to share with the world. This week's Hometown Hero says she knows it can be tough going to the hospital as a kid and she's hoping she's made it easier for some. It's not your typical hospital setting. You won't find white walls in the Inpatient Pediatric Unit's Procedure Room...

More Insured Means That Medical Care Must Change

ABQ Journal September 23, 2012

By Winthrop Quigley/Journal Staff Writer It’s a classic problem: How do you carry around 10 pounds of potatoes when all you have is a five-pound bag? Starting Jan. 1, 2014, an estimated 200,000 or so New Mexicans who have been without health insurance will be required to purchase some, with government help if necessary, or pay a penalty to the Internal Revenue Service. If state government takes...

Lovelace Clinic Offers Free Health Screenings

Roswell Daily Record September 22, 2012

By Chaunte’l Powell/Record Staff Writer The Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell is encouraging the community to be proactive about their health. In an effort to help the community take charge of their health, the Family and Urgent Care center offers wellness screenings seven days a week, free of charge. Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer Dawn Tschabrun said a number of tests are done to...

Aquatic Therapy at Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital

Univision - 5pm Newscast September 19, 2012

As part of National Rehabilitation Week, Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital is promoting a unique therapy service that is only available at Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital, it’s called Aquatic Therapy.  With this type of treatment the patient can improve their range of motion, increase strength, and improve their quality of life. Joseph Garcia:  “It is a type of exercise that is both fun...