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
October 15, 2021

Double Knee Replacement Surgery Puts Patient Back on His Feet

Art Lucero has been active his entire life, staying in shape playing tennis and volleyball and swimming. He lived with a sore right knee from a old basketball injury, but that didn’t stop him from riding his bike to work for 15 years. While he has had some aches and pains along the way,... Read More
October 13, 2021

The Health Benefits of Walking During Pregnancy

Often when we think of exercise during pregnancy, we think of cardio or maybe a low impact perinatal fitness class. Cardio during pregnancy can be healthy when approved by your OB or midwife; however, cardio is not the only exercise regimen that provides health and wellness. During the very first... Read More
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