Recent News

March 29, 2021

A Colon Cancer Survivor’s Message to Neighbors and Friends

In 2010, during a routine physical, Christopher H.’s doctor suggested a colonoscopy. As a 51-year-old at the time, Christopher knew it was a good idea, especially considering his family history of colon cancer, but his fear of knowing if anything was amiss prevented him from undergoing the... Read More
March 23, 2021

Overcoming Obstacles

Lisa Markland and her husband Dave Markland completed the 10K for the Run, Walk & Roll event on the C&O Canal towpath that went from Darnestown to Potomac, Maryland and back. Her husband is a very healthy 62-year-old Coast Guard veteran but Lisa’s story is a bit unique, and why they... Read More
March 22, 2021

Lovelace Women’s Hospital Names Amy Blasing as Chief Executive Officer

ALBUQUERQUE – March 22, 2021 – Lovelace Health System has named Amy Blasing, RN, MSN as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Lovelace Women’s Hospital, effective April 5, 2021. Amy brings more than 25 years of healthcare experience, most recently serving as chief executive officer... Read More
March 12, 2021

First LVAD Patient in New Mexico is Doing Great Nearly Four Years Later

Arturo Madrid, 82, is doing exceptionally well after undergoing the first LVAD implant procedure performed in New Mexico at the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center on December 19, 2017. Arturo and his wife Pilar waged a long and frustrating battle with Arturo’s... Read More
March 11, 2021

Therapists at Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital Help TBI Patient on Road to Miracle Recovery

On August 2, 2020, Brandon Esquibel was going to meet a friend when the unthinkable happened: he had to make a split-second decision when a truck was barreling toward him from behind as he was approaching a red light on his motorcycle. Brandon knew he had two options: get slammed by the truck or... Read More
March 8, 2021

Day of Dance — At-Home Exercises

Learn some exercises you can do at home from Erika Ray, Physical Therapist at Lovelace Women's Hospital. To maintain heart health while social distancing, Erika recommends focusing on crosstraining including... Read More
March 8, 2021

Heart-Healthy Recipe: Raspberry Jalapeno Chocolates

Heart healthy recipe of the week: Raspberry Jalapeño Chocolates. These vegan chocolates are dairy, egg, soy and gluten-free. Dark chocolate contains antioxidants, and may improve blood flow and lower blood... Read More
March 8, 2021

Heart-Healthy Recipe: Rainbow Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Heart healthy recipe of the week: Rainbow Cauliflower Crust Pizza. Did you know that cauliflower contains unique plant compounds that may reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer? Ingredients:
March 8, 2021

Heart-Healthy Recipe: Grilled Avocado with Veggie Ceviche

Heart healthy recipe of the week: Grilled Avocado with Veggie Civiche. Avocados contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids, are loaded with fiber, and may lower your cholesterol and triglyceride levels.... Read More
March 8, 2021

Heart-Healthy Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower Three Ways

"Heart healthy recipe of the week: Roasted Cauliflower Three Ways. Cauliflower contains unique plant compounds that may reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. Learn how to roast cauliflower, plus... Read More