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At Risk For Heart Disease? Consider This Test
Cholesterol and blood pressure are common ways to determine your heart disease risk. But another test could be just as worthwhile.
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Don’t Let Your Child’s Backpack be a Back-to-School Pain
School is back in session and your children are bringing home backpacks filled with heavy textbooks. While backpacks are an essential way to transport homework, they can cause injury. Learn some tips for backpack safety.
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All About Bones: Your Guide to Outsmarting Osteoporosis
Contrary to perception, osteoporosis affects both women and men and can start at a young age, making prevention important for everyone throughout life. Learn the actions you and your family can take to keep your bones strong.
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Not Just Blowing Smoke: Tobacco Increases Bladder Cancer
A recent study found that smoking is responsible for half of all bladder cancers in women. Find out why it's so important to kick the habit.
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6 Tips to Help You Manage Migraines
The intense pulsing and throbbing pain, nausea, vomiting and blurred vision caused by migraine headaches can limit your ability to enjoy the activities of day-to-day living. Find some relief with these six self-care strategies.
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Your Healthy Recipe of the Month: Tangy, Crisp Vegetable and Pasta Salad
Summer may be over, but it's never too late to enjoy a healthy salad.
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Joint Commission Names Lourdes Top Performer
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center has been named one of the nation's top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America. Lourdes is the only hospital in the tri-county area to be recognized, and is based on following evidence-based practices for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.
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Get in the Pink at the Lourdes Fashion Show
Check out the latest fashions and support cancer programs at Lourdes by attending the second annual Project Pink Fashion Show on Oct. 13 at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill. Tickets are $55 each and include a three-course dinner.
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