Blogs

Five nonprofits share $130,000 in grants

Albuquerque Journal

For the past six years, Lovelace Health System has partnered with the Great Grant Giveaway to help support local nonprofits in the Albuquerque community. Our recipient this year is Junior Achievement, an organization that partners with locals schools to help better prepare our youth for the future through financial management and work readiness curricula.

You can read the story covered in the Albuquerque Journal below.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital is Only ABQ Hospital That Offers Cryoablation

Cryoablation is a technique used to destroy fibroadenomas, the most common type of lump found in young women’s breasts. It is a minimally invasive procedure using extreme cold temperatures to destroy the mass.

Local hospital's new push to get help for pregnant drug addicts

KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A local hospital is helping pregnant women addicted to opioids.

The "Grace Program" at Lovelace Hospital recently partnered with the Albuquerque Police Department. The partnership allows officers to direct pregnant women suffering from addiction toward free medical help.

"A large number of patients do have behavioral problems, mental health issues, social issues, homelessness, domestic abuse," said Abraham Lichtmacher, Chief of Women's Services.

What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer

 
Colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer, is the third most common cancer and is the second leading cause of cancer death for men and women in the United States. It is also a cancer that is beatable, treatable and preventable. Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers and most curable when detected at an early stage.
 
What is colon cancer and how does it spread?
 

Lovelace Women’s Hospital named one of America’s Best Breast Centers and Best Hospitals for Patient Safety by Women’s Choice Award®

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Lovelace Women’s Hospital named one of America’s Best Breast Centers and Best Hospitals for Patient Safety by Women’s Choice Award®

ALBUQUERQUE – March 14, 2018 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital was named one of the Best Breast Centers and Best Hospitals for Patient Safety by Women’s Choice Award® for 2018.

Taking care of your gut 101

Stomach discomfort can strike at any time and can alter your everyday routine in your home and work life. Constipation, heart burn and several trips to the bathroom during the day can attest to that. It’s important to stay on tract, digestive tract that is. Your digestive tract, also referred to as your digestive system, plays an important role in your body. A series of major organs are simultaneously working together to break down the food you consume, absorb and move necessary nutrients throughout the body and then eliminate waste.

Embrace Seminar: Eat Well, Be Well

Eat Well, Be Well

Presented by: Nicole Gunnare, MS, RD, LD and Molly Morrison, RD, LD

Do you want to learn more about nutrition? Are you interested in changing your eating habits and managing your weight in a healthy way?

14th Annual Day of Dance promotes heart health in Albuquerque

KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A big dance party in Albuquerque got hearts pumping while promoting cardiovascular health.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital hosted its 14th Annual Day of Dance at Hotel Albuquerque Saturday afternoon.

5 Healthy Heart Habits

Take care of your heart- you only have one. Heart disease is preventable and you can do your part to control your risk factors. Here are five ways you can protect your heart.

Limit alcohol

Alcohol consumption can increase levels of fat in the blood stream, causing high blood pressure and obesity. Drinking alcohol in moderation is key. The recommendation is two drinks for men and one drink for women per day. Below are the standard serving sizes of alcohol.

•12 oz. beer

•4 oz. of wine

News and Events

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital opens new outpatient clinic on South Coors

ALBUQUERQUE – Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital has opened its newest outpatient clinic