Lourdes Burlington Named Primary Stroke Center
The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services recently certified Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County a Primary Stroke Center, based on Lourdes' advanced capabilities and protocols for the rapid and effective diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients.
Lourdes Burlington joins Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in offering advanced stroke care.
 
Pay It Forward: Give Blood
There's perhaps no greater gift than donating blood that could save someone else's life. So please consider giving blood on Wednesday, July 28 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro. Your donation can make a difference!
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JULY 2010
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Do I Really Need that Scan? Questions to Ask Before Your Next CT
From simple X-rays for broken bones to more complex CT scans to detect brain injuries, imaging is a routine part of medicine today. Learn the right questions to ask to ensure you're not being overexposed to radiation.
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Working Overtime Can Harm Your Heart
Stressed-out from working 12 hours a day? It turns out that overtime can be harmful to your heart. Learn how to recognize and manage the stress.
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Ten Things to Discuss with Your Doctor Before a Medical Procedure
You want your doctor or other healthcare professional to be well-prepared before performing a health test or procedure. But patient preparation is also important. Find out what you should discuss before you go.
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Recognizing, Acting on Stroke Symptoms Can Save a Life
Think health symptoms that go away are nothing to worry about? Think again. Symptoms of a TIA, or mini-stroke, may last only few minutes, but failing to recognize them and get treatment right away may have deadly consequences. Learn what to watch for.
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Got Milk? Calcium May Protect You from Colon Cancer
Can drinking milk and consuming dairy products reduce your risk of developing colon cancer? Recent research indicates that calcium in these foods may play such a beneficial role. Find out the best way to get your recommended amount.
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