Lourdes Hospitals Host Farmer's Markets
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center and Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County once again are offering seasonal farmer's markets, beginning this month. These markets not only support Lourdes' mission to promote healthy communities, but also help sustain local farmers. The Lourdes Burlington market is open every Friday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Lourdes Camden market will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday from June 30 to Oct. 27. Senior and WIC vouchers will be accepted at both markets.
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Trust Lourdes for Robotic Surgery
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center has expertly performed more GYN and urologic procedures using the da Vinci Surgical System than anyone else in South Jersey. The da Vinci has many benefits, including reduced pain, less blood loss, a shorter hospital stay and a quicker return to normal activities.
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JUNE 2010

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FREE Giveaway: Understand Food Labels
Interpreting the Nutrition Facts on food packages can be challenging. Does a food with zero trans fats really have none? Become a savvy label reader by ordering our FREE pocket pal today!
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