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April 4, 2018

Survivors of Sexual Violence

 
According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), sexual violence affects millions of Americans. Every 98 seconds an American is sexually assaulted. On average, there are 321,000 victims (age 12 and older) of rape and sexual...
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March 30, 2018

Lovelace Women’s Hospital is Only ABQ Hospital That Offers Cryoablation

Cryoablation is a technique used to destroy fibroadenomas, the most common type of lump found in young women’s breasts. It is a minimally invasive procedure using extreme cold temperatures to destroy the mass.

Dr. Tim Erwin, a radiologist at Lovelace Women’s Hospital performs...

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March 9, 2018

Taking care of your gut 101

Stomach discomfort can strike at any time and can alter your everyday routine in your home and work life. Constipation, heart burn and several trips to the bathroom during the day can attest to that. It’s important to stay on tract, digestive tract that is...

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February 28, 2018

Embrace Seminar: Eat Well, Be Well

Eat Well, Be Well

Presented by: Nicole Gunnare, MS, RD, LD and Molly Morrison, RD, LD

Do you want to learn more about nutrition? Are you interested in changing your eating habits and...

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February 14, 2018

Husband's Heart Saved by LVAD - A Love Story Continues

The Madrid couple didn’t know that their five hour drive to Albuquerque would lead to open-heart surgery.

Arturo and his wife Pilar traveled from their cozy home in Anthony, New Mexico (located close to the border in southern NM) to seek better treatment and a recommendation for...

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February 12, 2018

Nurturing Your Love Before and After Baby

Before and after baby can be a tenuous time for a couple. So many things are changing at such a rapid pace it can catch a couple off-guard. It’s easy to get swallowed up in the preparations for a new life, that the current life may take a hit and feel less than exciting. You had a...
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January 18, 2018

Should You Be Worried About This Year's Flu Outbreak?

 
This year’s flu season is predicted to be the worse recorded and last through April. The New Mexico Department of Health has confirmed 7 deaths from the flu and New Mexico is one of the 49 states on alert for widespread influenza activity,...
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December 21, 2017

Stages of Change

Creating new habits or quitting less healthy habits can be stressful. It seems like it can take all the willpower you have. There are, however, ways to rejuvenate will power and understand the change process that can make changing not appear or feel so challenging.

The Transtheoretical...

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December 14, 2017

Lovelace Health System Contributes to Local Food Pantry

Since 1989, Rio Grande Food Project (RGFP) has worked to prevent and end hunger for children, adults, and seniors throughout Albuquerque. Established in 1989 by several members of the Rio Grande Presbyterian Church, the efforts of RGFP has significantly grown ever since. The Rio Grande Food...

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December 14, 2017

What Does the Baby-Friendly Designation Mean?

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a global program that was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 1991 to promote, support, and encourage breastfeeding. BFHI recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that offer an...

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