Emily Pennington shares her story of bringing her son Kolton David Pennington into the world — he was stillborn on Oct. 26, 2016 — as she presents a Caring Cradle at Lovelace Regional Hospital on Wednesday afternoon. (Alison Penn Photo)
Mother finds purpose in helping others with stillborn deliveries
A local mother presented a Caring Cradle in memory of her son to help families that may face stillbirth.
Five Ardent Health Services hospitals were recognized at Modern Healthcare magazine’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare celebration. An Ardent hospital has been recognized on the “Best Place to Work in Healthcare” list for the eleventh consecutive year – an incredible accomplishment.
Modern Healthcare’s rankings are based on interviews with leadership and physicians, and a confidential employee survey that assesses satisfaction, work-life balance, communication, policies and practices, work environment and culture.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A machine is revolutionizing the way breast surgeries are done.
“So this device is a MarginProbe,” Dr. Calvin Ridgeway, Medical Director of the Lovelace Breast Center said. “So with the use of the device, we're able to get clear margins on the first surgery about 96 percent of the time,” Dr. Ridgeway said.
We’ve said it many times and we’ll say it again – get your flu shot. Flu season has already begun and New Mexicans are encouraged to protect themselves and others from influenza by getting their flu shot.
The science of the flu vaccine and how it affects the body is a common concern every fall. Dr. Angela Sanchez, family medicine physician with Lovelace Medical Group, explains how the flu shot works:
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - It's hard to believe, but flu season is once again rearing its ugly head.
“Typically the first cases in the State of New Mexico are in September and October, although the flu season peaks nationwide in February,” Dr. Angela Sanchez, a Family Medicine physician with Lovelace Medical Group said.
But you don't have to take it lying down this year.