Blog

February 15, 2022

Give your Heart a Rest

With all our hectic and stressful lives, sleep is often an area of our health that gets neglected and treated as a luxury. While not having an occasional good night’s sleep can make you feel cranky and less productive, regularly shortchanging yourself of adequate sleep can also have serious... Read More
February 11, 2022

Sweet Truth: How can I prevent diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose (blood sugar) is too high. If left untreated, having too much glucose in your blood can cause health problems, such as heart disease, stroke, nerve damage, eye problems, and kidney disease. It is estimated that over 30 million people in the... Read More
January 20, 2022

Repetitive Stress Injuries

What is causing that aching and burning in my hand or wrist, and what can I do to prevent and heal it? Like any other delicate instruments, your wrists, hands and fingers can suffer from overuse. Typing on a keyboard, sports, hobbies and other repetitive activities can all contribute to aches and... Read More
January 3, 2022

Lovelace Women’s Hospital Delivers Comfort After Premature Newborn Arrives

On April 20, 2018, Kelcey and her husband, Alexander arrived at Lovelace Women’s Hospital in the wee hours of the morning with the feeling that something wasn’t right. Kelcey was 34 weeks and four days pregnant and experiencing excruciating pain. When they pulled up to the hospital,... Read More
November 18, 2021

Find a Family on Your Floor at Lovelace Women’s Hospital

Karen A.’s desire to be in healthcare blossomed at a young age. Her career path was solidified when her mother became extremely ill. Despite the unfortunate circumstances, one positive shined through the negative situation and gave Karen a little bit of peace – the nurses taking care of... Read More
November 18, 2021

Motherhood and Nursing Live in Perfect Harmony at Lovelace Women’s Hospital

Ever since she was a little girl Ashley M. knew she wanted to do something that involved working with and helping children. The obvious paths in her mind were motherhood, teaching or nursing. She decided to become a mother first, and then pursue a career in healthcare by enrolling in nursing school... Read More
November 18, 2021

Leadership Creates Conditions Where Nurses Can Thrive, Reconnect With Purpose

“I forgot what it was like to love my job,” Rachel B., RN, shared. “I am really grateful to be working in a place where the leadership has created conditions where nurses can thrive, but also where I can provide the kind of patient care that I love to give.” After spending... Read More
November 17, 2021

Loyalty to a Career He Loves and Leadership That Cares

Mokhtiar B. is an emergency room veteran, with more than 20 years of experience helping others. It all started when his father suffered a heart attack. Mokhtiar found himself in the cardiac unit of a hospital watching over his father, fascinated by the machine that was helping him stay alive. That... Read More
November 12, 2021

Do hearing aids make a difference? Read what Toni discovered

Toni Montoya noticed she was having difficulty hearing others months before she scheduled an appointment with an ear, nose and throat specialist near her. “I’m sorry, when is the next meeting?” she would ask. “Could you please repeat that?” she said more times than she... Read More
October 20, 2021

Playing Chess with Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, J.B. shared her breast cancer story with us. Now read her recollection of meeting her surgeon and a piece she wrote that was inspired by the Netflix series, “The Queen’s Gambit”.   My Surgeon The first time I met my surgeon after two... Read More