Corks for Kids Wine Tasting Fundraiser
Support pediatric emergency care at Lourdes by attending the Lourdes Health Foundation's annual wine tasting event Thursday, April 28 at 6 p.m. at The Wine Room in Cherry Hill. Guests will be treated to delicious hors d'oeuvres, tempting desserts and a variety of wine samples. Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased by calling 1-888-LOURDES (1-888-568-7337).
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Prom Gown Drive
Do you have a like-new gown or cocktail dress hanging in your closet collecting dust? Put it to good use and donate it to the Osborn Family Health Center/Camden Medical Arts High School annual Prom Gown Drive. Dresses, handbags, shoes and other accessories dropped off at Osborn, across Haddon Avenue from Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, will be distributed to Medical Arts students.
Call 856-757-3542 for More Information.
 

MARCH 2011
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

Seven Steps to a Healthier Heart
What if following seven simple steps could put you on the path to a healthier heart? Fortunately, this seven-point checklist from the American Heart Association can help you do just that.
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Not Your Typical Heartburn
One in four people suffers from repeated heartburn. But not all heartburns are alike. A condition that produces some of the same symptoms as acid reflux, such as chest pain and difficulty swallowing, is actually caused by an allergic reaction.
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Is Your Child Afraid of "Bad" Food?
The media, schools, parents and peers bombard kids daily with a barrage of what’s right and what’s wrong about food. Yet children can find it hard to apply the nutrition rules. Some kids are becoming overly cautious about their diets and obsessed with healthy foods. Use these tips to help your child follow healthy yet realistic eating habits.
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Tans and Teens: A Not So Hot Combination
Spring is here, and high school prom season and other fun activities are right around the corner. For many young women, this also means heading to the tanning salon to get a jumpstart on their summer complexion. But health experts warn that teens and indoor tanning can be a deadly combination.
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Obesity May Boost Risk of Aggressive Breast Cancer
New research suggests that being overweight may increase a woman's chance of developing triple-negative breast cancer, a rare but particularly aggressive form of the disease.
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