Blogs

Local Woman Encourages Smokers to Get Lovelace’s Cancer Screening

 
Millicent “Millie” Wilson, 60, was watching television one evening when she came across a commercial about a low-dose CT chest scan offered at Lovelace Cancer Center.
 
“Knowing that I smoked cigarettes for over 40 years, I researched online to see if I qualified for the low-dose CT scan,” said Millie.
 
The $99 low-dose CT chest scan for lung cancer screening is simple, effective and can improve the outcome with early diagnosis.
 

Family can help breastfeeding success

 
Do you have a family member ready to deliver or in the early weeks of breastfeeding? It takes careful time and energy to get breastfeeding off to a healthy start and it isn’t all up to mom. True, she makes the milk, but there are ways the family can help support the transition to breastfeeding with ease. 
 

What to consider when you’re trying to conceive

 
Are you thinking about trying to get pregnant? Congratulations! Preparing you and your partner’s bodies for pregnancy are important factors in pre-pregnancy planning. 
 

Lovelace employees serve lunch to first responders

KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Some first responders got a special treat as a "thank you" for their service.

Lovelace Medical Center served lunch to EMTs, paramedics, firefighters and police officers Tuesday.

Employees say it's just a small token of their appreciation for what they do on the streets.

"You know, we work kinda in conjunction with each other and we love the fact that we can say thank you. We wanna show that our community is bonded together and that we enjoy working with each other," Lovelace charge nurse Mario Migliore said.

Heat Exhaustion vs. Heat Stroke

 
Developing a heat-related illness is one of the biggest summer health hazards. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. The main cause of any heat-related illness is your body’s inability to cool itself down. When the body’s internal temperature is not regulating properly, it is less able to cool itself efficiently. Understanding the differences between heat exhaustion and heat stroke can save your life or that of a loved one.
 

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital opens new outpatient clinic on South Coors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBUQUERQUE – Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital has opened its newest outpatient clinic at 4250 Coors Blvd. SW, Unit C.

The 1,665-square-foot clinic in Albuquerque’s South Valley will offer services such as pain management, concussion treatment, fall prevention, foot and ankle rehabilitation, neurological impairment, orthopedics, physical therapy, spine rehabilitation, sports medicine and stroke rehabilitation.