October 8, 2021

How One Breast Cancer Survivor Overcame Her Diagnosis

Bernadette G. was never a fan of doctor’s offices or annual check-ups and vowed to avoid them whenever she could. But, when a close friend was diagnosed with breast cancer, she began to prioritize her health, taking proactive steps by regularly performing breast self-exams at home. Shortly... Read More
October 8, 2021

Breast Cancer Survivor Reflects on Her Journey

J.B. shares, first-hand, her breast cancer journey.   On November 17, 2020, I was officially diagnosed with Grade 2 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma breast cancer.  This was after a routine yearly mammogram that had been delayed for seven months because of the pandemic. Luckily, it was caught in... Read More
September 29, 2021

Do you feel safe with your partner?

Your situation does not need to resemble the worst domestic violence movie to be a threat to you and your children. Even if your partner uses power in just one way that makes you feel uncomfortable, controlled or without choices, it is time for things to change. If symptoms are severe, it may be... Read More
September 29, 2021

Be Mindful of Your Bones, Joints and Ligaments!

Like the steel framework of a high-rise building, our body’s skeletal structure and connecting tissues support our active lifestyles throughout the day. Unlike a building’s framework, we can actually strengthen and improve our internal framework every day to stay healthy and avoid... Read More
September 28, 2021

Lovelace Women’s Hospital NICU Reunion

Once a year, Lovelace Women’s Hospital welcomes former Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) patients back for a reunion unlike any other. It is a time for NICU graduates and their families to reunite with the team that cared for their precious little ones in the NICU. On this day, we celebrate... Read More
August 10, 2021

Lovelace Medical Group Surgeon Solves Patient's Undiagnosed Condition After 10-Year Battle

For 10 years, Michael F. experienced random, 24 - hour periods where he would become violently ill, in what he described as, “the closest [he’s] ever felt to death.” These bouts of sickness led him to the emergency room many times looking for answers. He tried to speak with his... Read More
July 6, 2021

Birthing Team at Lovelace Women’s Hospital Calms First-Time Parents During Delivery

Linda and Ken A. welcomed their first child into the world in January 2021 at Lovelace Women’s Hospital.

Leading up to the birth, Linda felt that each circumstance threatened to derail the plan she and her obstetrician, Seddah Moya, M.D., had...
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June 22, 2021

Fitness During Pregnancy

As a childbirth educator and doula, I have always maintained a holistic mind frame of the human body and its functions. When I am teaching a childbirth education class or attending a birth as a doula, I am always amazed at how every function of our bodies has a purpose. During my classes, I work... Read More
June 15, 2021

How to Handle UTIs

When you begin experiencing the burning urgency to open your bladder, despite having just gone to the bathroom, there’s a good chance your mind goes right to a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTIs are common but nonetheless irritating. It’s tempting to reach for a bottle of cranberry... Read More
June 8, 2021

Understanding Hypertension

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is very common among adults. Despite how many people have high blood pressure, many are unaware they even have it because it’s often experienced without any symptoms at all, only identified only through a blood pressure reading. And while blood... Read More