Men: Know Your Stats About Prostate Cancer
The National Football League and American Urological Association want you to Know Your Stats about prostate cancer. All men over 40 should talk with their doctors about their PSA score and get regular exams. As a partner in Know Your Stats, Lourdes will host a FREE men's prostate health education event on Saturday, October 2 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Moorestown Mall.
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Calling All Golfers
Lourdes Health System will host its 20th annual Golf Classic on Monday, October 4 at Tavistock Country Club in Haddonfield. Help raise money for Lourdes' special programs and services while enjoying this beautiful course. Fees also cover use of a golf cart, continental breakfast/lunch, cocktails and dinner.
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AUGUST 2010
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

What’s New with the Flu?
The swine flu pandemic that killed thousands of people worldwide is finally over. But seasonal flu season is right around the corner and federal health officials have changed the recommendations for shots this season. Find out what you need to know to keep your family healthy.
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Hey Guys: Get Tuned Up at the Doctor
Men are more likely to take their car for an oil change than get their cholesterol checked. Find out why men avoid going to the doctor and what you can do to help your male loved one take better care of himself.
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Checking Blood Pressure at Home Has Benefits
If you rely on readings at the doctor’s office to determine if your blood pressure is under control, it might be time to share a bit of the responsibility. New research shows that monitoring your blood pressure at home may provide a better overall picture of your heart health.
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Weight-Loss Surgery: Is It Right for You?
Anyone who has tried to lose weight knows it's often not easy. For the morbidly obese, who are at higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other conditions, it's even harder. When diet and exercise fail, weight-loss surgery can help. Learn more about these procedures and whether you are a potential candidate.
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Order Your FREE Stroke Symptoms Magnet
It's important for everyone to recognize the symptoms of stroke and seek immediate medical attention. Lourdes' FREE refrigerator magnet is a great reminder. Learn how to order yours. 
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