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January 12, 2023

Firstborn son doing well after arriving 18 weeks early

When Annayisa and Michael Sanchez found out that they were pregnant with their first child, they were excited to start preparing for the baby’s arrival. The Rio Rancho residents put together a new baby bed, placed it in the nursery and decorated the room with bright colors and children’... Read More
December 12, 2022

Michele gets back in step with healthy lifestyle after hip surgery

If there’s someone who knows how to recover from hip replacement surgery and keep up with her fitness routine, it’s Michele Lewis. The 60-year grandmother of three has spent the past 20 years as the Director of marketing and admissions at a skilled nursing facility in Albuquerque that... Read More
November 7, 2022

Los Alamos patient flown to Lovelace Medical Center for life-saving surgery

When Kate Klose woke up at her Los Alamos home after sleeping 12 hours straight, she didn’t expect the pounding headache or understand the severe pain in her gut. The 69-year-old retired filmmaker, educator and musician had just returned with her husband from a two-week vacation to visit... Read More
October 3, 2022

Photography, hiking and honeymoon on the horizon for double hip replacement patient

For business furniture salesman Anthony Jager, getting in and out of his car many times a day was a common occurrence. He was often traveling to universities, government offices and hospitals to introduce them to the cubicles, adjustable desks and other items he sold from his company’s... Read More
September 7, 2022

Back-to-school physical is important for your child’s good health

Your child’s health is one of your main priorities, especially in light of changes caused by recent COVID-19 disruptions. That’s why it’s important to start the new school year off right with a visit to your child’s primary care provider for a physical. Most children need an... Read More
September 1, 2022

Tens of millions of Americans may have AFIB and not know it

If your heart’s aflutter, a poet may say the tremulous excitement you feel is because you are in love. Your doctor, however, will say your heart’s flutter could be a sign of a serious condition: atrial fibrillation. According to the American Heart Association, atrial fibrillation (also... Read More
August 24, 2022

Knee replacements increase Betty White’s joy of traveling

At 88, Albuquerque resident Betty White doesn’t let too many things keep her from traveling and doing what she wants. “To me, age is just a number. I don't think about it much. I just really love to go. I guess you could say that I have itchy feet.” So two years ago when her... Read More
August 17, 2022

Where do you go: Hospital Emergency Room or Urgent Care?

When you are ill or have suffered an injury, where do you go for emergency care? Well, it really depends on how severe your injury or illness is. When something happens to us or a family member, we have to make the decision of whether care is needed immediately or if something can wait. We have to... Read More
August 4, 2022

Technology speeds recovery from gallbladder removal surgery

At first, Patricia Magnes thought the intense pain she was experiencing was a heart attack, but soon found out that she would need a cholecystectomy to remove her gallbladder. A 71-year-old self-professed ‘gym rat,’ Patricia stays active by going to the gym two to three times a week.... Read More
July 28, 2022

5 questions about breastfeeding

Expecting and new mothers often have many questions about the best ways to breastfeed their newborn, so we asked Natalie Swart BS, IBCLC, CLE and Susan Shafer BSN, IBCLC, international board certified lactation consultants for Lovelace Women’s Hospital, to share some of their answers to these... Read More