Do You Know Your Numbers?
In a continuing effort to improve the health of the community, Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County is partnering with St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Beverly to sponsor the Riverfront Health Screening Fair on Tuesday, March 23 from 2 to 7 p.m. This FREE event will be held at St. Stephen's, 158 Warren Street. Screenings available will include blood pressure, cholesterol, blood pressure, body mass index and bone density. Enjoy a chair massage and pick up some useful health tips. No registration is required.
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MARCH 2010
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Yes, You Can Enjoy That Cup of Joe
Coffee lovers rejoice! Recent studies say that drinking coffee does not increase your risk of developing heart failure and may decrease your chances of having a stroke. Read more about the research into this popular beverage.
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Five First Aid Mistakes to Avoid
If someone you love needs first aid, the last thing you want to do is make the situation worse. Keep a cool head and act wisely by learning these five first aid “don’ts” so that you’re prepared in the event of an emergency.
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Breast-Feeding May Boost Mom’s Heart, Reduce Other Health Risks
If you’re a new or expectant mom, you’ve probably heard that breastfeeding is good for your baby. But nursing may boost your long-term health as well. While it's been long known that breastfeeding can help reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study shows that women who breastfeed may have a lower chance of developing metabolic syndrome, a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes.
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Could Going Veggie Improve Your Health?
People with diabetes who eat a low-fat vegan diet, one that cuts out milk, meat and other animal products, may weigh less and have better control of their blood sugar and cholesterol than those on a regular diabetes eating plan. Could elements of a vegan or vegetarian diet help the rest of us?
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Second Chances: New Drugs May Improve Transplant Recipients' Quality of Life
April is National Donate Life Month. Learn more about potential new breakthroughs that could reduce the number of medications organ recipients will need to take and improve their quality of life.
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FREE This Month! Lourdes Healthy Giveaway
Want to exercise and eat right but are overwhelmed with information? Cut through the confusion by calling for our FREE brochure.
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