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Stay up to date on the latest health-related news and trends with Albuquerque ER & Hospital’s monthly articles.

Alcohol Awareness Month

By jsmith | April 5, 2021

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a movement established in 1987 to encourage communities to talk about addiction openly and help reduce the stigma around alcoholism. After the year we’ve had, it’s common to feel like you’ve become lackadaisical with your discipline. Maybe you’ve packed on some quarantine pounds or haven’t picked your workout routine back…

Coffee Culture – Caffeine Awareness Month

By jsmith | February 25, 2021

Does the warmth of a freshly brewed cup of coffee give you the strength to tackle the day? We all know the feeling of relying on our trusty friend caffeine to get us through a busy day when we can’t afford to be groggy. But, at what point does our dependency start to affect our…

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

By jsmith | February 24, 2021

February 22-28 is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (NEDA Week). In a world where you can’t open an app, turn on the TV, or glance at a magazine rack without seeing a model with the “perfect look,” body image issues are widely common amongst teens and young adults. Although mainstream media has taken strides towards…

Go with Your Gut and Improve Digestive Health

By jsmith | February 1, 2021

One of the most common reasons people land in the ER is abdominal pain. The exact cause of stomach pain can be difficult to pinpoint, but more often than not, these issues stem from digestion problems. We hear a lot about the digestive system, usually in broad terms, but what all goes into our digestive…

10 Holiday Recipes from Around the World

By jsmith | December 17, 2020

No matter what holiday you celebrate, winter classics such as eggnog, stuffing, and sugar cookies frequent our tables in the U.S. But this year, we could all use a little more cheer, so break out the aprons and have some fun spicing up your traditional holiday menu with unique, eclectic recipes from all over the…

A Fresh Take on Your Thanksgiving Feast

By jsmith | November 23, 2020

When you think of the holidays, things like food, family, and friends come to mind. And although we all deserve to fully enjoy this time of year, overindulging too much can lead to habits that follow you past the holiday season. Comfort food especially can be a slippery slope, and it’s something Americans often struggle…

10 Ways to Have a Safe, Spooktacular Halloween

By jsmith | October 27, 2020

The end of October kicks off the holiday season, and as with everything else in 2020, it feels different this year. But just because adjustments are being made doesn’t mean we have to compromise the fun that Halloween brings! With a little innovation, and some child-like imagination, you can make this October 31st a Halloween…

Childhood Obesity: Contributing Factors and How to Fight It

By jsmith | September 18, 2020

We know your child’s health and wellness are two of the most important things to you as a parent. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, an opportune time to talk about the health issue affecting one in every five children in the United States. This month, we’re aiming to educate our readers on the…

CEO, Dr. Sanjay Kholwadwala Reflects on the Success of Albuquerque ER & Hospital and Talks Future Expansion

By jsmith | September 8, 2020

Albuquerque ER & Hospital’s CEO, Dr. Sanjay Kholwadwala was recently commended for his innovative leadership in the Albuquerque Journal. Dr. Kholwadwala gave insight into where it all started with his desire to create a smaller, more intimate hospital with the same accommodations and capabilities of a high-profile emergency room. As a longtime physician with many…

Parenting in a Pandemic: Back to School Safety Tips

By jsmith | August 21, 2020

As a parent, there are countless life milestones you’ve been preparing for since you had your first child. Although the first day of school is on that list, no one could have anticipated the circumstances we’re currently under. Some things may be out of our control, but there are ways to feel more prepared for what you’re walking into. This…