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

Emergency Room Services

By jsmith | January 5, 2022

Providing the care you deserve When thinking of a hospital, it may be hard to remember a time when anything other than COVID-19 came to mind. And although our healthcare workers on the frontlines continue to give this pandemic their all, hospital and emergency room care extend far beyond the coronavirus. Our incredible team of…

10 Fresh Approaches to the New Year

By jsmith | December 27, 2021

In a few days, we’ll be watching the ball drop and welcoming 2022! For some, a new year brings a chance to have a fresh start. For others, the pressure of “starting over” every January can feel overwhelming. We’re discussing a few healthy intentions you can take with you into the new year, and how…

How Your Family Health History Can Help You

By jsmith | November 29, 2021

Your genes are what make you uniquely yourself, but they also carry certain similarities through your family. For example, the genes your parents passed down are responsible for your eye color, height, hair type, and sometimes, unfortunately, health issues. Typically, at least one type of chronic disease will affect a family, such as cancer, heart…

Diabetes: Risks and Warning Signs

By jsmith | November 12, 2021

November is American Diabetes Month (ADM), a time to raise awareness and talk about preventing and managing diabetes. More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, and an additional 84 million people in the U.S. are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This month, we’re reviewing how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while living…

Caring for Your Skin

By jsmith | November 8, 2021

Skin is the largest organ we have, so why does it often get neglected? November is National Healthy Skin Month, a reminder to take care of the skin you’re in. We’re sharing our easy self-care tips, as well as skin cancer risks and red flags to look for.   Tips for Healthy Skin In addition…

The Best and Worst Candy for Kids’ Teeth

By jsmith | October 28, 2021

During October, grocery store aisles are lined with candy corn, festive cookies, frosted cupcakes, and every type of candy under the sun. Thanks to all the gooey goodness, it’s only appropriate that October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Types of Candy Let’s talk Halloween candy—what’s okay, and what you may want to skip on buying…

Women’s Ovarian Health

By jsmith | September 27, 2021

Do you know what’s going on in your ovaries? September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month. We’re covering both issues on the blog today because women’s reproductive health deserves to be talked about more. Let’s dive in!   Ovarian Cancer Although it’s called ovarian cancer, it can develop outside of…

What You Need to Know About Newborn Screening

By jsmith | September 15, 2021

September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month! As exciting as becoming a new parent is, the preparation can be overwhelming. It’s hard to sift through all the advice and information out there for those expecting. That’s why we’re utilizing Newborn Screening Awareness Month to educate soon-to-be moms and dads about the importance of infant health screens.…

The Benefits of Yoga

By jsmith | September 8, 2021

Inhale…Exhale… Let’s talk about stress relief. With everything going on in the world today, it can be hard not to feel anxious on a regular basis. But, with stress having such a negative effect on overall health, it’s important we learn the tools to help manage our feelings and decompress when needed.     One tool…

Understanding Psoriasis

By NutexMarketing | August 10, 2021

Psoriasis. Hard to spell, easy to misunderstand. That’s why we’re here to clear things up for Psoriasis Awareness Month. Misconceptions about psoriasis can lead to stigma and create undeserved shame or embarrassment surrounding the matter. A study conducted in 2020 found that psoriasis can cause psychological and social implications for those who struggle with it.…