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Inside This Issue

JUNE 2013
Heart Disease and Diabetes—A Close Connection
Heart disease and diabetes often go hand in hand. Diabetes is a leading risk factor for heart disease, and heart disease can contribute to diabetes. Learn the reasons for the connection and the lifestyle changes you can make to help avoid both conditions.
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Real Men Use Sunscreen
Hey guys: Before heading outdoors this summer, make sure you're protected from the sun. According to recent surveys, up to half of you are not. Follow these tips to reduce your chances of developing skin cancer.
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Sensitive Stomach? Think Twice About What You Eat This Summer
Do summer picnic foods make your mouth water? If you are one of the 60 million Americans with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), think twice before loading up your plate. Your body will thank you for it.
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Jolie Mastectomy Renews Breast Cancer Awareness
The fight against breast cancer gained an important ally last month when actress and activist Angelina Jolie announced that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy. But what does Jolie's procedure have to do with your health? Plenty.
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How to Help a Hoarder
Hoarders aren’t the only ones impacted by their condition. Hoarding also affects millions of their relatives and neighbors, too. Learn about the condition so you can recognize it and seek help for someone who suffers from it.
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Recipe of the Month: Mini Greek Chicken Kabobs
No matter what time of year it is, you will think summer when grilling these colorful kabobs.
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Lourdes Specialty Hospital Honored
Lourdes Specialty Hospital, a leading provider of long-term acute care, has been named "Best Hospital in New Jersey" and the state's "Best Employer Overall" in the "Jobs Now! Best Places to Work 2013" reader poll sponsored by the Bucks County Courier Times, the Intelligencer and the Burlington County Times. The 69-bed long-term acute care unit treats critically ill and medically complex patients who require more time in the hospital.
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Nursing School to Hold Open Houses
Do you know someone looking to become a nurse? Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing Cooperative Program with Camden County College will hold open houses on Thursday, September 26 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, November 10 at 1 p.m. For more information, call 856-757-3730.
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