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June 3, 2020

Five Things Your Friends with Food Allergies Want You to Know

Chances are you know someone with a food allergy or diet restriction of some kind. We may worry about what to make, where to go, how to act and what is the social decorum for our friends with food allergies? The main concepts to remember are to ask, listen and respect. People are at different... Read More
May 27, 2020

Why Babies Cry

Babies cry. There is no way around it. They can’t talk and tell you what is upsetting them, so they cry. As your baby becomes familiar with the many nuances of life outside the womb, it may help to remember all the changes he or she is experiencing. As her new digestive system gets up and... Read More
May 20, 2020

What about “right now?”

Twenty years ago, I huddled around an empty chocolate tin. I had three kids and a husband. It was New Year’s Eve in Y2K (the year 2000). We decided to make a time capsule. We would open it in 2020. Back then, 2020 felt like eons away. On New Year’s Day of this year, that same family,... Read More
May 14, 2020

History of Midwifery in New Mexico

The history of midwifery in New Mexico comes from a long linage of rural, indigenous, and modern midwives. Midwives are often much more to their patients and communities than birth assistants. They are the caregivers and empowerers of women and thusly families and communities. A women’s... Read More
May 8, 2020

Nurses Week 2020

Lovelace Women’s Hospital is filled with employees who are ready and prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic we are facing. We are lucky to have people who are innovative, smart and pride themselves on giving our patients exceptional care, while maintaining a safe environment for all involved.... Read More
May 6, 2020

Trends in Obstetric Nursing

On the heels of National Nurses’ Day (May 6), I asked my co-worker, who has been a Labor and Delivery nurse for over 20 years, to reflect on her experience. She shared: “I embarked on a new career in Obstetric Nursing in 1990, which gives me 20 years on which to reflect. Obstetrics (OB... Read More
May 6, 2020

National Nurses Week 2020

“Being noble is defined as having, showing, or coming from personal qualities that people admire (such as honesty, generosity, courage, etc.) There are a few noble professions in this world. Practicing medicine is one of them. And being a nurse is perhaps the noblest in the house of medicine... Read More
April 8, 2020

'War without guns': Local manufacturers build key equipment for N.M.

By its very nature, Marpac Inc. had already joined the fight against the novel coronavirus. The Albuquerque-based medical manufacturer’s main business is producing key components used in ventilators. But when supplies of personal protective equipment began to run low amid the spread of... Read More
April 7, 2020

Roswell nurses assist New Jersey hospital during pandemic

Heeding the call of their occupation, three nurses from Roswell are now in one of the areas of the nation most affected by the coronavirus. Lovelace Medical Center intensive care unit nurses Brittany Dickman, Cara Alsafi and Jesse Gomez arrived in New Jersey Thursday night and reported Friday... Read More
April 1, 2020

New Mexico got aggressive start on testing for virus

New Mexico got aggressive start on testing for virus BY RYAN BOETEL / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER
Published: Monday, March 30th, 2020 at 10:12pm
Updated: Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 at 12:02am People arrive at a testing facility across the street from Lovelace Medical Center, 601 Dr. Martin...
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