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Heat Danger: Don't Leave Kids in Hot Cars
Since 1998, more than 500 children have died after being left in a hot car. Find out why your vehicle can quickly become an oven and how to keep your young ones safe this summer.
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Studies: Heart Attack Survivors Should Avoid Some Pain Killers
If you’ve suffered a heart attack, a new study shows you should be very careful about the use of pain relievers. Find out which drugs can pose serious risks for those recovering from a heart attack.
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Living Close to Fast Food Restaurants May Super Size Your Calorie Intake
Fast food restaurants seem to be on every corner. And it’s no surprise that the high-calorie fare is taking a toll on Americans’ health. But the closer you live to fast food restaurants, the more you may need to control your intake, according to a new study.
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Protect Your Sporty Child from Concussions
Your child loves to imitate his or her favorite sports star—the high-flying dunk, the perfect pitch, the fancy footwork running down the field. Here’s another move that young athletes and their parents should follow: recognizing and preventing concussions. Read on to find out what you need to know about this injury.
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Drop Pounds Between Pregnancies to Cut Diabetes Risk
Women who gain weight after their first pregnancy are more likely to develop gestational diabetes during their second. Learn how to keep off the pounds.
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Supporting Lourdes is Just a Text Away
You can help Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center establish a regional breast center—right from your mobile phone.
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Quick Apple Crisp
Chunks of lightly sweetened apples covered in a crisp and crunchy topping make a delicious addition to any summertime meal.
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family picnicing

Get Fit with the YMCA and Lourdes
Don't let another season go by unhappy with your weight. Enroll in the 12-week "Go For Fit!" healthy weight loss program this fall from the YMCA and Lourdes. The sessions begin Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. and include nutrition counseling, personal training sessions, access to the Y's gyms and pools and much more! You don't have to be a Y member to participate in the program.
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Help Children in Need Start School Prepared to Learn
With the start of the school year fast approaching, the Osborn Family Health Center at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center is hosting its annual backpack and school supply drive for area schoolchildren in need. You can help by donating new or gently used backpacks and school supplies, such as notebooks, folders and pencils. Donations will be accepted at Osborn, 1601 Haddon Avenue in Camden, Monday through Friday.
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