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When Flu Seasons Strikes, Be Prepared

September 22, 2014

Typically the flu season spikes in the winter months of January and February. Yet, that does not mean it is a good idea to put off getting your flu shot until then. An estimated 180 million doses of the flu vaccine have been produced this year, protecting against three of the four strains of the flu the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts will be the most prevalent. That may...

Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital Celebrates 25 Years

September 22, 2014

Reyes Gallegos can recall the exact day she began her career – August 26, 1969 - at what is today known as Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital. “I worked in dietary making salads,” she says. Now 45 years later, Reyes is getting ready to celebrate a milestone in her career at the same time Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital, originally built as part of St. Joseph’s Medical Center in 1968,...

Heartfelt 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration

September 19, 2014

Johnny Pethoud and his wife Pam Pethoud are grateful they were able to recently celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary at Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center with sparkling grape juice. Just a few days before, while beginning their celebration at Angel Fire, Johnny started to feel tightness in his chest and have shortness of breath. “We were only at Angel Fire for four...

Join Lovelace Women’s Hospital for Girls’ Night Out!

September 16, 2014

Enjoy health and wellness, spa, and jewelry vendors, mini manicures and massages, a Dillard’s fashion show, raffle and more! This year’s Girls’ Night Out will feature various “pampered in pink” activities to highlight breast cancer education and support.Pink clothing and accessories featured in the Dillard’s fashion show.Breast health education and breast cancer support organizations.Raffle...

Lovelace CEO and CFO Accept ALS Challenge

August 29, 2014

As of Friday, August 29, 2014, the ALS Association is reporting more than $100 million has been raised in the popular Ice Bucket Challenge. Lovelace Health System President and CEO Ron Stern, along with Lovelace Health System CFO Stephen Forney, accepted the challenge in true style!