Cigna Recognizes Lourdes Bariatric Surgery Program
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center and Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County have been recognized by Cigna as Certified Hospitals for Bariatic Surgery for maintaining the highest standards of quality for the treatment of weight-loss patients, including low complication rates and outstanding outcomes.
Find Out How Weight-Loss Surgery Can Improve Diabetes.
 
For Women Only: FREE Heart Screening
Area women are invited to get a FREE EKG reading and blood pressure screening on June 18 at the new Associated Cardiovascular Consultants office in Voorhees or Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro on July 30. After the screening, you'll receive by mail your results, with a personal medical ID card and your actual baseline EKG. This Pocket EKG could save your life! Call 1-888-568-7337 to register.

 

MAY 2011
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

Good Carbs, Bad Carbs: What You Need to Know
Carbohydrates are an important part of a healthy diet, but that doesn't mean loading up on spaghetti, mashed potatoes and cookies. Find out the difference between good and bad carbohydrates.
[learn more...]
 
Lack of Sleep May Raise Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke
Think a large coffee in the morning will make up for the sleep you lost? Think again. New research shows that adequate sleep can be vital to your heart and vascular health. Find out why sleep might be more important than you think.
[learn more...]
 
Help Your Child Avoid Swimmer’s Ear
Summer is nearly here—a great time to be in the water. It’s also a time when kids are more likely to get swimmer’s ear. Find out how to help your child avoid this painful infection.
[learn more...]
 
Easier Biking for Those with Arthritis
Bumps on the road—combined with hard-to-grip handlebars—can make biking an uncomfortable option for those with arthritis. Find out how to minimize biking discomforts so you can maximize your pedal power.
[learn more...]
 
Adjust the Crib—and Avoid the Emergency Room
A crib is the safest place for your baby, experts say. But accidents can happen, especially when your little one tries to climb out. Learn how to head off this hazard.
[learn more...]