Give Life: Donate Blood
With the cold and snowy weather, blood supplies are reaching dangerously low levels. You can help out by donating at blood drives being held at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center and Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County on Tuesday, Jan. 25 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., respectively. Schedule an appointment or simply walk in.
Click Here for Your Preferred Blood Drive Location.
 
FREE Acupuncture Classes
The ancient Chinese needle therapy of acupuncture is used to treat a variety of ailments, from chronic pain to infertility. Attend these FREE classes, Acupuncture for Women's Health and Acupuncture for Spring Allergies, on March 7 and 17, respectively, at the Lourdes Wellness Center in Collingswood.
Click Here to Register.
 

JANUARY 2011
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

Osteoporosis: Not for Women Only
Osteoporosis is often thought of as a women's disease. But estimates suggest that while half of all women 50 and older will break a bone due to the condition, so will one in four men. Learn if you're at risk and some disease prevention tips.
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No Bull: Energy Drinks Have Hidden Health Risks
Red Bull. Monster. Rockstar. Energy drinks like these promise to provide your day with an extra punch, but regular consumption could put your heart at risk.
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For Everyone’s Sake, Get Your Whooping Cough Shot
Outbreaks of whooping cough—a highly contagious disease—have been on the rise. Are you up-to-date on your shots? Vaccination against whooping cough is important because it not only protects you, but also those around you. Find out who is at highest risk.
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Study: Women Conceal Smoking during Pregnancy
Health experts estimate that one in 10 American women smoke while pregnant. But a recent study suggests that these numbers are much higher, as many women conceal it from their healthcare providers.
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Ugh! Popular Boots Ruining Feet
UGG boots—you see them everywhere on these cold, blustery winter days. While these super-trendy boots and their fur-lined imitators may keep you warm, doctors warn that wearing them for too long can cause serious foot pain.
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