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Heart Hospital Using New Means to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

Albuquerque Business First November 01, 2013

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First About 2 million American adults suffer from atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder. The condition accounts for more than 20 percent of stroke-related deaths a year, and until recently, the only real way to treat it was with blood-thinning drugs. The problem, though, is that blood thinners can lead to fatal bleeding...

Don’t Bug Me Flu Campaign

KOAT, KLUZ, KOB-TV October 30, 2013

Lovelace Health System held its 5th Annual “Don’t Bug Me” flu event in October at Adobe Acres Elementary School. More than 40 third-graders learned proper hand-washing techniques and received information on flu prevention from health professionals, including an Albuquerque Public Schools nurse. There was also a demonstration on how germs spread with Glo Germ and a black light.  The...

Lovelace Women's Hospital Ranked #3 of Top Places to Work

KOAT October 29, 2013

A huge honor for Lovelace Women's Hospital. It's been ranked 3rd in the country by Modern Health Care's 100 Best Places to Work for 2013. Selection is based on information provided from both employers and employees. Lovelace Women's Hospital is the only hospital in New Mexico recognized by the magazine.KOAT

Halloween Safety Tips with Dr. Rebecca Webb

KOAT October 28, 2013

Interview with Dr. Rebecca Webb, Lovelace Westside Hospital Dr. Rebecca Webb tells Action 7 News that Halloween hygiene starts at the costume store. She wants parents to know they should be picky about what kids try on. "Anything that contacts your skin can irritate your skin," she explained. "It can also infect it with bacteria." For that reason, Webb says kids shouldn't try masks or headpieces...

New Lovelace Women's Health Center Opens

Mid-Heights Messenger October 25, 2013

The Lovelace Medical Group Women’s Health Center opened on Wednesday, next to the Lovelace Women’s Hospital. Several new physicians and midwives had appointments with patients starting the next morning. The opening ceremonies started at 10:00 a.m. on the third floor of the east wing. Visitors can find the hospital and this new facility on Montgomery Boulevard Northeast, just east of...