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JANUARY 2012
What Your Leg Pain Might Be Telling You
It's easy to dismiss troublesome leg pain as a part of the aging process. But pain that occurs in the leg muscles should not be ignored. You could be one of the 10 million Americans with peripheral artery disease, or PAD. This narrowing of the arteries not only causes limb pain, but also can increase your risk for heart attack and stroke.
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Hemorrhoids: Don’t Sit on the Sidelines
Hemorrhoids. They're the butt of jokes, but at some point will affect nearly half of all Americans. Learn how you can prevent hemorrhoids and the treatments available.
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Yoga Improves Body and Mind Connection
Millions of Americans practice yoga, the ancient Eastern discipline that through specific movements and postures, controlled breathing and meditation can help your body, mind and spirit work towards harmony. Learn how to get started.
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Technique Eases Pain for Gallbladder Patients
Surgery to remove the gallbladder is common, with more than 500,000 cases performed annually in the United States. Now, a new method to perform the procedure is reducing patients' pain, minimizing scarring and speeding up recovery time.
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Share Your Medicine Schedule
In today's hectic environment, it’s easy to forget to take your daily medicines. To help you remember, why not share your medicine schedule with a close friend or family member? Read on to find out how to create and share a medicine schedule.
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Tortilla Casserole
Put some spice into your winter menu with this delicious recipe from south of the border.
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Colon Cancer: Preventable, Treatable, Beatable
Colorectal cancer is the third-most common cancer in American men and women, with 140,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Learn from Lourdes specialists about colorectal cancer, screenings and ways to maintain optimal health at a FREE program Thursday, March 8 at 5:30 p.m. at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County. A light dinner will be served. Call 1-888-LOURDES (1-888-568-7337) to register.

 
Aetna Honors Lourdes for Cardiac Care
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality Cardiac Care Facility for its clinical performance, quality, value and access to advanced heart and vascular treatment.
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