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SEPTEMBER 2012
Women and Heart Attacks: Know the Signs
Would you recognize a heart attack? While chest pain is the most common warning sign, studies show that the pain can be mild, and for nealy half of women, completely absent. Learn the other heart attack signs women should look out for and why it's so important not to wait to get emergency care.
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Parents: Be Aware of Child Food Allergies
They say knowledge is power. But in the case of children with food allergies, parents’ knowledge may not be enough, according to a new study. Find out how you can make sure your child is protected—even when you’re not there.
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Young Men Should Be Aware of Testicular Cancer
Men in their 20s and early 30s often feel in the prime of life, but they aren't invincible. Testicular cancer and its symptoms are something men should know about.
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Are Those Memory Problems a Sign of Dementia?
Is your once sharp-as-a-tack mother having trouble figuring out her checkbook? Or maybe someone in the family repeats himself in the same conversation. Read on to find out whether someone close to you may have dementia.
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Peripheral Artery Disease: Women, Younger Adults Overlook Risk
September is National PVD Awareness Month. Learn the symptoms of vascular disease and why pain in your legs can make you more likely to have a heart attack or stroke.
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Recipe of the Month: Autumn Vegetable Succotash
Suffering succotash! This delicious vegetable dish is a perfect addition to your dinner table.
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Serving Those Who Serve Us
More and more servicemen and women are returning from the battlefield with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). To help address this need, Lourdes Health System will open a dedicated Military Behavioral Health Unit for Women at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County. The unit will improve access to care for women and treat PTSD, drug and alcohol abuse, depression and other mental health issues. To support this unit, contact the Lourdes Health Foundation at foundation@lourdesnet.org.

 
Transit Village Gets Green Light
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has given the green light to a long-planned transit village near Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden. The project off Haddon Avenue near the Ferry Avenue PATCO station will include a Fresh Grocer supermarket, a 700-space parking garage, an office building and housing.
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