Look to Lourdes for Cancer Programs
The Lourdes Cancer Center offers comprehensive medical care and programs that provide emotional, aesthetic and physical support. They include the Lourdes Caring Boutique, the SpeakEasy support group and classes such the American Cancer Society's Look Good ... Feel Better and Living Through Cancer's In the Looking Glass. Call 609-835-5432 for more information.
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Remember Lourdes This Holiday Season
Give the gift of quality, compassionate healthcare by supporting the Lourdes Health System this holiday season. Simply text the keyword "LHF" to 27722 from your cell phone to donate $10. All donated funds support Lourdes' hospitals and community outreach services. Your $10 donation will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid account. Message and data rates may apply.
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DECEMBER 2010
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Well, Blow Me Down! Too Much Spinach Can Harm Your Health
Spinach, kale and collard greens help keep bones strong and healthy. But for thousands of Americans who take blood thinners, eating too many of these green, leafy vegetables may increase the risk of heart attack or stroke. Find out why.
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Sled Safely This Winter
Winter snows will be here before we know it, and children of all ages will be grabbing their sleds to race down neighborhood hills. Unfortunately, little attention is paid to safety, and the results can be tragic. Learn how to sled safely this winter.
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Studies: Mammograms Beneficial, but Often Skipped
New research indicates that starting mammograms at 40 could reduce a woman's risk of developing breast cancer. However, many women are skipping these critical screenings.
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Set Exercise as a Top New Year’s Resolution
Will getting in shape be one of your New Year's resolutions? Many vows to diet and exercise fail, but not because we don't have enough time. New research shows Americans spend too much time on the couch and very little time in high-intensity, health-boosting activities.
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Put Your Germ-Fighting Smarts to the Test
Cold and flu season is here, along with the reminders to wash your hands and cover your cough. How well do you know—and follow—the guidelines for staying healthy?
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Get Smart with Comfort Foods
If your mind has been fixed on a buttery heap of mashed potatoes or a batch of homemade fudge, you’re probably craving a favorite comfort food. Before you despair that you have to choose between comfort eating and healthy eating, check out these tips to trim calories and outsmart emotional eating.
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