Hospital News

29 Days of Heart: This Leap Year, Take Charge of Your Heart

January 28, 2020

by Deborah Maes, RN, Director of Emergency Room Los Alamos Medical Center Leap Year gives you an extra day. But a healthy heart can give you extra years. That’s why we’re celebrating American Heart Month with 29 Days of Heart. For each day in February, you can visit the Los Alamos Medical Center’s Facebook page for an informative article to help you take charge of your heart health.

Sleep, Glorious Sleep: Resolving to Get the Rest You Need This Year

December 31, 2019

Happy New Year! Have you made any resolutions yet? As the calendar turns to a fresh page, many of us make a fresh resolve to eat better, do better and be better. But have you ever made a resolution to sleep better? It’s one you may want to consider.

End Your Year on a Healthy Note

December 13, 2019

End Your Year on a Healthy Note As 2019 draws to a close, it’s as important as ever to ensure that you’re keeping your health at the top of your priority list and finishing out the year strong. Preventive care is a key factor in maintaining your overall health – and often surprisingly friendly to your bank account.

The Fight Doesn’t End October 31

October 8, 2019

Moving beyond awareness and into peace-of-mind with annual mammograms By Nelson Pou, Los Alamos Medical Center Women’s Health Physician

Suicide: What You Should Know

August 30, 2019

The issue of suicide is a very difficult and concerning topic to address – and, unfortunately, it is on the rise. In fact, a recent survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows suicide rates increasing by 25 percent over nearly two decades through the end of 2016. Data from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention further underscores the importance and urgency of raising awareness of suicide, as suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S. – with nearly 45,000 Americans taking their own lives each year.

Lower Your Cholesterol, Lower Your Risk By Glendon Cook, MD, Los Alamos Family Care, Los Alamos Medical Center

August 29, 2019

“Cholesterol” is probably one of the most common words you hear when it comes to heart disease, what and what not to eat, and general health and well-being. And while the more one hears about something, the easier it can be to become desensitized to it, it’s important to stay aware of the critical effect that cholesterol can have on your overall health – and especially your heart.

Cookout Caution: Keeping Food Safety in Focus This Summer by Sharon Radcliffe, Chief Nursing Officer

June 26, 2019

Cookout Caution: Keeping Food Safety in Focus This Summer by Sharon Radcliffe, Chief Nursing Officer Summer offers plentiful opportunities to gather outdoors with family and friends. Whether it’s the Fourth of July, Labor Day, an afternoon on the lake or one last hurrah before school days beckon again, al fresco celebrations are the order of the day when the sun is out and the temps are warm.

LifePoint Health Milestone: the 20th anniversary of the company's founding

June 26, 2019

LifePoint began in 1999 as a hospital system with 23 facilities in nine states. From its earliest days, LifePoint was focused on providing high quality care close to home. This focus continues today across 89 hospital campuses, 45+ post-acute service providers and facilities and 50+ outpatient facilities in 30 states.

Los Alamos Medical Center Donates AED to the Los Alamos community

June 26, 2019

In June 2018, Capt. Ernest Agnew and the Station 6 B-shift crew responded to a critical patient who was experiencing a medical emergency. The patient was immediately transported to the Los Alamos Medical Center (LAMC). Capt. Agnew and his crew showed their concern and dedication, staying at LAMC to help medical staff to stabilize the patient. Their actions, in cooperation with the medical providers at LAMC, ultimately resulting in a life being saved.

Los Alamos Medical Center Names 2019 Mercy Award Winner

May 13, 2019

Los Alamos, New Mexico (May 13, 2019) – Los Alamos Medical Center recently announced that Carlos Branch has been recognized as the hospital’s 2019 Mercy Award winner. The Mercy Award recognizes one employee from each of LifePoint Health’s hospitals who profoundly touches the lives of others and best represents the spirit and values on which the company was founded.

Go Further with Food

March 7, 2018

Get the most out of what you’re eating and reduce food waste By Lisa Wallace, Chief Nursing Officer

Welcome our new Physician Daniel Marancenbaum, MD

November 2, 2017

LAMC will be hosting an open house for our community on Wednesday November 15, 2017 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the LAMC main lobby. This event is free and open to the community.

Be Your Own Breast Friend

October 9, 2017

Mammograms save lives and if you haven't had your annual mammogram yet, please "be your own breast friend" and get it scheduled today! Call (505) 661-9211 and schedule today. Here at Los Alamos Medical Center, we are here for YOU!