News Stories

April 2, 2018

Five nonprofits share $130,000 in grants

For the past six years, Lovelace Health System has partnered with the Great Grant Giveaway to help support local nonprofits in the Albuquerque community. Our recipient this year is Junior Achievement, an organization that partners with locals schools to help better prepare our youth for the...

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March 28, 2018

Local hospital's new push to get help for pregnant drug addicts

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A local hospital is helping pregnant women addicted to opioids.

The "Grace Program" at Lovelace Hospital recently partnered with the Albuquerque Police Department. The partnership allows officers to direct pregnant women suffering from addiction toward...

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February 26, 2018

14th Annual Day of Dance promotes heart health in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A big dance party in Albuquerque got hearts pumping while promoting cardiovascular health.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital hosted its 14th Annual Day of Dance at Hotel Albuquerque Saturday afternoon.

It was an opportunity to highlight heart disease and the...

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February 19, 2018

Lovelace Day of Dance Returns to ABQ

Bring your family and friends to be a part of the biggest dance party for better health in the United States. Dance, listen to music, participate in health screenings and learn about simple and fun ways to stay healthy.

Also, enjoy the Duke City Dance-Off – our version of Dancing with the...

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February 19, 2018

Hats for heart-health awareness

Alison Penn Photo Enzo Angel Chavez was welcomed into the world at 8:06 a.m. at Lovelace Regional Hospital by his mother Gabriella Lucero, older brother Dayton Alex Chavez, and family on Tuesday. Enzo is wearing a handmade red hat knitted by a volunteer of the American Heart Association to...

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February 19, 2018

Celebrating Valentine’s Day Hawaiian style

The Sweet Leilanis Kipuka Hula celebrate Valentine’s Day by entertaining an audience with Hawaiian dance, chants, and instruments in the lobby of Lovelace Regional Hospital on Wednesday morning. Pictured left Linda Jones, Carol Oas, Silvia Flores, and Laura Power serenade, while Emma Arzola...

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February 19, 2018

Flu continues to make impact on area hospitals

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s one of the worst flu seasons on record.
“We’ve seen quite an influx of flu patients,” said Meisha Hunt.
Hunt is a registered nurse with Lovelace Downtown and said their hospital has taken a hit from the flu this season.
“Unprecedented numbers...

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February 19, 2018

The American Health Council Appoints Theresa Gutierrez, MSN, RN, FNP to Nursing Board

NEW YORK, Feb. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Theresa Gutierrez, MSN, RN, FNP, has been appointed to the American Health Council’s Nursing Board. Ms. Gutierrez brings an abundance of experience from spending 21 years working within the healthcare industry. She is currently a Family Nurse...

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February 5, 2018

Limitless Socket designed to help amputees heal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Usually months elapse between below-knee amputation surgery and the time that the patient is able to be up and moving about on a prosthesis or artificial leg.

But a device designed by a team of University of New Mexico students promises to significantly reduce...

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January 4, 2018

Lovelace Hospital’s first baby of 2018

Baby Enrique was the first baby born at Lovelace Regional Hospital in 2018. He was born on Tuesday at 2:50 p.m. and weighed in at 6 pounds, 14.3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

The family received gifts for the baby donated by Pioneer Bank, Apple Blossom, Barringers, Finishing Touches and...

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