June 27, 2024

Stay Safe This 4th of July: Common Emergencies and How to Avoid Them

The 4th of July is a time for celebration but it’s also the busiest day of the year for fire and EMS departments across the country, including here in New Mexico. With fireworks, barbecues and outdoor activities, the risk of accidents and injuries increases significantly. By being aware of... Read More
June 3, 2024

Engineer’s perception changed with second hip replacement

There is a natural curiosity in engineers to understand exactly how things work. Mark Meyer, 63, an Albuquerque resident who works at Sandia National Laboratories as a field engineer, was very curious about the workings of the hip joint and to understand why his right hip was causing so much pain.... Read More
May 20, 2024

Infant sun protection

Infant skin is different than adult skin – it is thinner, lighter and more sensitive. A sunburn on a baby can become a medical emergency from blisters, fever and dehydration. The best way to prevent this is to protect your baby from becoming sunburned. Ways to protect your baby from the sun... Read More
May 7, 2024

Spotting the Warning Signs of Stroke Critical for Successful Treatment

Do you know the warning signs for a stroke? Would you recognize them in someone else? What about yourself? We often think if something like a stroke has occurred, we would realize it immediately, right? As it turns out, nearly 70 percent of people who have suffered a minor stroke don’t... Read More
May 6, 2024

Photographer captures more underwater dives after hip replacement surgery

Jim Cox, 66, started scuba diving and underwater photography about fifty years ago while in high school. He admits, however, that those first photos were appreciated only by him and his parents. “I’ve always had a love for our oceans,” said Cox, who eventually earned a degree in... Read More
April 22, 2024

Making Sense of Women’s Health Tests and Screenings

Regular health checkups and screenings are important for all women, regardless of their health status. Tests and screenings serve as a preventive measure to safeguard long-term health. We understand that trying to determine which screenings to get and at what age one needs them can become... Read More
April 19, 2024

Five questions about car seat safety in New Mexico

Parents and caregivers of infants, toddlers and older children need to know what kind of car seat must be in their cars to transport their youngsters safely. Lovelace Health System and Labor of Love is pleased to join the New Mexico Motor Vehicle Department (MVD), the non-profit organization Safer... Read More
April 4, 2024

Hip replacement surgeries return hiker’s joy of the outdoors

The driving force behind Jeanne Kuriyan is her active lifestyle and adventurous spirit. “I have always been extremely active, with daily trips to the gym, coupled with a love of the outdoors,” said Kuriyan, 72, who lives in Corrales, NM with her husband, Jacob. “My lifestyle... Read More
February 29, 2024

5 Ways to Decrease Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women; it is also the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a month set aside to increase awareness and education of colon cancer. According to the... Read More
February 21, 2024

SCAD heart attack survivor praises staff at Heart Hospital

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women, a condition very familiar to Taos, NM resident Kendra Bealor, 57. Both sides of Bealor’s family have a history of the disease, so the symptoms of a heart attack are very familiar to her. But she was still surprised when the symptoms... Read More