Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Ranked Best in South Jersey
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center has been ranked highest in southern New Jersey by U.S. News and World Report in its first-ever best regional hospitals issue. Lourdes was ranked 13th in the Philadelphia metro area and was singled out for geriatrics, kidney disorders and urology.
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SJ Magazine Names Lourdes Physicians "Top Docs"
Fourteen Lourdes Health System physicians were selected as "Top Docs for Kids" in the March issue of SJ magazine. The physicians were chosen because they stand out among their peers and earned high grades for the care they provide.
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APRIL 2011
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

Have Varicose Veins? Make Them Disappear Before Summer
Do you avoid showing your legs, even in warm weather, because of clusters of red, blue or purple veins on your thighs, calves or ankles? If so, you're not alone. Nearly 80 million Americans have varicose and spider veins. Fortunately, there are safe and effective ways to treat varicose veins and other vascular problems.
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Restless Legs Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) can result in lost sleep and be a source of contention with your partner. Researchers now say that RLS may be more than annoying. A study released this month suggests that it could be a sign of a "thick heart," a condition that increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Four Possible Causes for Your Child’s Stomachache
April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month, so it's a good time to learn the common causes of children's stomachaches. The following guide just might save you some time—and help get your child the proper treatment.
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As Seen on TV: Do Exercise Gadgets Work?
Can you shake, push or rock your way to a better body? The makers of fitness products like the Shake Weight, Shape-Ups toning shoes and the Perfect Push-Up would have you believe you can. Find out if science backs their claims and what better alternatives may exist.
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Barley: It Isn’t Just for Beer
It’s hard to miss all the news about whole grains. Everything from breads to crackers and cereals shouts “whole grain” on its package these days. That’s a good thing, but some quieter whole grains are worth seeking out, too. Like barley!
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