Recent News

March 15, 2019

What New Mexicans Need to Know About Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer, is no stranger to our state. With approximately 800 new cases of colorectal cancer being diagnosed in New Mexico every year, raising community awareness of colorectal cancer is critical. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer... Read More
March 14, 2019

Gut Health Starts Before Day One

Most of the time we think of gastrointestinal health as something to pay attention to as we age or when we start seeing problems with our health. However, more and more research is coming out showing that our gastrointestinal health starts in our development, prenatally and throughout our infancy.... Read More
February 26, 2019

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center receives American Heart Association accreditation for acute cardiac care

ALBUQUERQUE – February 26, 2019 – Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation. The accreditation program — provided by the American Heart Association... Read More
February 20, 2019

Lovelace Women’s Hospital named one of America’s Best Breast Centers and Best Hospitals for Patient Safety by Women’s Choice Award®

ALBUQUERQUE – February 20, 2019 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital was named one of the Best Breast Centers and Best Hospitals for Obstetrics by Women’s Choice Award® for 2018. Lovelace Women’s Hospital earned the designation as one of America’s Best Breast Centers... Read More
January 18, 2019

Urinary Incontinence- There is Help!

We’ve all been there. The kids are jumping on the trampoline and want you to join them. Or maybe when you feel a sneeze or cough coming, so you say a silent prayer that you won’t pee your pants. Urinary incontinence is common for women after childbirth and I always thought it was just... Read More
January 14, 2019

Lovelace Partners with National Sinus Institute to Treat Ear, Nose & Throat Conditions

Are you experiencing ear pain, balance problems or chronic allergies? You may need to receive treatment of ears, nose and throat conditions by seeing an otolaryngologist, also known as an ear, nose & throat (ENT) doctor. Dr. Gregg Schmedes is an ENT in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is affiliated... Read More
January 8, 2019

Preparing for Pregnancy with Folic Acid

Are you ready to try for a baby or just recently found out you are pregnant? One important thing a woman can do in preparation for her baby is to take folate (also known as folic acid). Folic acid is a B-vitamin and is essential for proper cell growth. Melissa Moore, CNM, MS, RN is a certified... Read More
December 20, 2018

A Note on Holiday Emergencies from Lovelace

Celebrations, festive decorations and spending time with loved ones are hallmarks of the holiday season. The holidays also present serious risks that can quickly put a damper on your plans. Lovelace Health System encourages New Mexicans to celebrate the season safely. Director of Nursing and the... Read More
December 14, 2018

Keep Your Home Safe This Holiday Season

Christmastime is a joyous time of year that brings families and friends together. Sadly, it’s also a lucrative time for burglars. Although summer is the peak season for break-ins, the spike in home burglaries during the holidays can leave families devastated and feeling not so merry. Protect... Read More
December 5, 2018

Steps to Fight the Flu

The holiday season is upon us and so is flu season! Although the duration of flu season can vary, influenza activity can begin as early as October and last as long as May. As we find ourselves in the midst of flu season, keep these precautions in mind to ensure the health and safety of you and your... Read More