Recent News

July 18, 2019

Stay or Go? When to Keep Your Child Home from School

It’s a decision every parent faces regularly: whether or not to keep a sick child home from school. It can be a complicated decision, especially if you are not sure what qualifies as “too sick for school.” If your child is not feeling well, your physician is the best person to...

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July 10, 2019

Lifesaving Habits for Child Car Safety

Every year children around the country are put in dangerous situations when they are left inside a vehicle. An average of 38 children die from heat related illnesses after being left inside a vehicle every year. This is usually due to adults forgetting their child, children finding their own way...

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June 14, 2019

Hernias happen- and Lovelace can help!

A hernia is a common problem for both men and women, and is much more than a simple muscle pull. A hernia occurs when there is a weakness or hole in the muscle wall, allowing a bulge of tissue to protrude through the muscle.

The symptoms of a hernia may include a dull ache, feeling of...

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June 4, 2019

Lovelace Westside Hospital joins Lovelace Women’s Hospital as a Baby-Friendly® hospital

ALBUQUERQUE – June 4, 2019 – Lovelace Westside Hospital has achieved international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc.

Baby-Friendly USA, Inc is the U.S. authority for the...

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May 31, 2019

Lovelace Medical Center Sets Record-Breaking Time for Successful Stroke Treatment

During a stroke, every minute counts. Every minute a stroke is left untreated, up to two million brain cells die.

Earlier this year, Lovelace Medical Center set a record-breaking time of administering tPA, a medication used to treat ischemic strokes, within 12 minutes of the patient...

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May 29, 2019

Lovelace doctors use procedure to remove blood clots from stroke patients

Casey Torres
May 28, 2019 07:05 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-- According to the National Stroke Association, one person in the U.S. dies from a stroke ever four minutes.

"It's a huge problem across the country, 700,000 strokes in a year," said Dr. Kirk Giesbrandt, an...

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May 28, 2019

Tips for Better Sleep When Traveling

Traveling is one of life’s greatest pleasures, but adapting to new surroundings can be challenging for those who have ongoing sleep issues. When we are away from home, we usually skip the first REM (rapid eye movement) episode, leading us to have a less deep sleep and causing us to wake up...

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May 28, 2019

Lovelace Medical Center Now Performing Interventional Stroke Procedure

Lovelace Medical Center’s comprehensive Stroke Center is transforming stroke care while utilizing state-of-...

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May 17, 2019

Lovelace Westside Hospital earns “A” scoring from Leapfrog

ALBUQUERQUE, May 15, 2019 — Lovelace Westside Hospital earned an “A” grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Spring 2019, making it the only hospital in Albuquerque or Rio Rancho to earn an “A.”

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only independent...

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May 15, 2019

Mother and baby saved by efforts of two Lovelace hospitals

“Talk about getting a second chance,” explained Tina Saenz, 43, when she found out she was pregnant with her miracle baby.

Saenz had previously gone through fertility treatments to get pregnant with her now 15-year-old son. News of her pregnancy was a dream come true: “I...

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