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Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer

“So what puts me at risk?” This is a common question asked when discussing cervical cancer. Risk factors are attributes that increase your chance of developing cancer. Cervical cancer is a type of cancer caused by abnormal cells in the cervix. According to the American Cancer Society, there were about 12,820 new cases of cervical cancer diagnosed in 2017. It’s important to understand what puts you at risk so you can take steps towards prevention.

Cervical cancer risk factors include:

FREE Hernia Screening

Do you lift weights?
Do you lift heavy?
Do you have a bulge in your stomach or groin?
You may have a hernia.

Join Dr. Mario Leyba for a free hernia screening on Wednesday, February 7. Stop by after your workout - the screening takes about five minutes to complete and you’ll get a free protein shake!

WHEN: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
TIME: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Defined Fitness Wellness Center | 4930 McLeod Rd NE
You do not need to be a member to attend.

Lovelace Hospital’s first baby of 2018

Roswell Daily Record

Baby Enrique was the first baby born at Lovelace Regional Hospital in 2018. He was born on Tuesday at 2:50 p.m. and weighed in at 6 pounds, 14.3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

The family received gifts for the baby donated by Pioneer Bank, Apple Blossom, Barringers, Finishing Touches and House of Flowers.

Lovelace lung cancer screenings

KOBTV

Casey is talking with Dr. James Bradley Physician at Lovelace Medical Group about their new Lung Cancer Screenings.

Lovelace 505-727-3086

LovelaceCancerCenter.com/Screening

Stages of Change

Creating new habits or quitting less healthy habits can be stressful. It seems like it can take all the willpower you have. There are, however, ways to rejuvenate will power and understand the change process that can make changing not appear or feel so challenging.

The Transtheoretical Model or the Stages of Change help us see the cycle of how we decide to alter our behaviors. There are six steps and one “loophole” to acknowledge as part of the change process.

Precontemplation

Lovelace names new CFO

Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Gary L. Whittington will become chief financial officer of Lovelace Health System on Jan. 3. Whittington, a certified public accountant, has over 18 years of corporate accounting experience in health care, most recently as the market chief financial officer at Baptist Health System, a division of Tenet Healthcare/Vanguard Health Systems, in San Antonio, Texas, according to a news release from Lovelace.

Lovelace getting new chief financial officer

Roswell Daily Record

Lovelace Health System has hired a new chief financial officer of Lovelace Regional Hospital in Roswell, effective Jan. 8.

Sheri Milone | 130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know 2017

Becker's Hospital Review

Sheri Milone. CEO of Lovelace Women's Hospital (Albuquerque, N.M.). Since joining Lovelace Health in 1992, Ms. Milone has served as CEO of Lovelace Westside Hospital in Albuquerque and is now CEO of Lovelace Women's Hospital. Under her guidance, Lovelace Women's Hospital added a breast cancer center, maternal-fetal program for high-risk pregnancies, natural birthing center and minimally invasive robotic surgery program.

Hospital recognized as baby-friendly

Roswell Daily Record

Lovelace Women’s Hospital has achieved international recognition as a baby-friendly designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA.

Baby-Friendly USA is the U.S. authority for the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund. The initiative encourages and recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies.

UNM Research Team Wins $50,000 Bio Design Competition With “Limitless Socket”

UNM HSC Newsbeat

UNM students have designed a new prosthesis that promises to revolutionize healing and mobility after lower-body amputations. The innovation is expected to significantly impact patient care and was recently awarded $50,000 to help prototype and patent the idea.

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Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer

“So what puts me at risk?” This is a common question asked when dis

FREE Hernia Screening

Do you lift weights?
Do you lift heavy?

Lovelace Hospital’s first baby of 2018

Baby Enrique was the first baby born at Lovelace Regional Hospital in 2018.