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June 4, 2018

Medical real estate booming along

By Steve Sinovic / Journal Staff Writer
Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 12:02am

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Shifting demographics, an aging population and an increasing need for medical services are driving significant activity in the Albuquerque health care office sector.

Some current and...

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June 1, 2018

Lovelace makes life-saving donations to community facilities

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Lovelace is helping put life-saving machines in more public areas.

The hospital gave $10,000 to The Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation to purchase ten defibrillators.

The devices are used to deliver a jolt of electricity to restart a heart, in an...

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May 11, 2018

Habitat for Humanity: Building for the future

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - By the end of the day Friday, more than 100 female volunteers will have spent about 500 hours building a house for an Albuquerque mom.

In just the first five days, the women helped go from just a slab of cement to nearly finishing the walls and structure of the entire...

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May 8, 2018

New Mexico's midwife programs garner national attention

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A study published in February highlights New Mexico as having more successful midwife programs than most of the country.

A group of researchers ranked New Mexico second in the U.S. when it comes to the high number of midwives, and low number of pregnancy-related...

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April 26, 2018

Albuquerque woman in need of kidney transplant finds match with co-worker

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - An Albuquerque woman has been battling a kidney disease for most of her life. Recently her prognosis worsened and she found out she needed a transplant.

After asking friends, Helen Nielsen, said it was a co-worker who stepped in and said: "Where do I sign...

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April 13, 2018

Longtime Lovelace Hospital volunteer celebrates 95th birthday

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - There was a special birthday celebration at Lovelace Women's Hospital on Thursday. Virginia Mcelyea has volunteered at Lovelace since she was 65 years old.

Thursday, she turned 95. Surrounded by family and coworkers, Ginny rang in another year with cake in...

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April 12, 2018

Lovelace Offers Help for Expectant Moms with Substance Abuse

Lovelace Offers Help for Expectant Moms with Substance Abuse

By: Art Barron Updated: Apr 06, 2018 11:54 AM MDT

Lovelace Women's Clinic wants people to know about its G.R.A.C.E. program.

It's designed to help expecting moms who are struggling with substance abuse....

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April 12, 2018

Grieving mother donates 'Cuddle Cot' to help others

Grieving mother donates 'Cuddle Cot' to help others

By: Allison Martinez
Updated: Apr 10, 2018 06:04 PM MDT

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - Warning: Story contains images of a stillborn baby

Lovelace Hospital will be one of the first hospitals in southeastern New...

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April 10, 2018

Saving G.R.A.C.E.: New program helps women with addictions

By Rosalie Rayburn / Journal Staff Writer
Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 at 12:05am

Women from all over New Mexico come to deliver their babies at Lovelace Women’s Hospital in Albuquerque and many of them are struggling with opioid addictions that can harm their unborn children.

“...

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