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Inside This Issue

JULY 2013
To Prevent Heart Attacks, You’re the Boss
When Sopranos star James Gandolfini died of a heart attack at age 51, the world mourned the loss of this relatively young everyman—and middle-aged Americans everywhere wondered if heart disease could also strike them. Unfortunately, it's not that uncommon. Be a star in your family and learn how to reduce your risk for heart attack and stroke.
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Should You Take a Multivitamin?
Multivitamins were revolutionary when they debuted in the 1940s. But are they and other supplements really necessary? Cut through the conflicting studies and determine the best choice for you and your family.
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Keep Your Cool with COPD
Summertime can be a challenge with COPD. Learn what you can do to ride out a heat wave, safely and comfortably.
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Beware of Bad Breath
A whiff of bad breath can hint at more serious problems than just a hoagie with the works. Halitosis, or chronic bad breath, can be a sign of illnesses like diabetes, GERD and kidney failure.
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Avoid Heat Emergencies
Spend any time outside this summer, and you're definitely feeling the heat. But hot weather is not only uncomfortable, it also can be dangerous. Learn how to guard against a heat emergency and when it's necessary to seek immediate medical treatment.
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Recipes of the Month: Fabulous Fruit
Fruit may well be a perfect food. It's virtually fat-free, packed with nutrients and available in a wide range of flavors and textures worldwide. Here are two delicious, easy recipes to try this summer.
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Lourdes Honored for Excellence in Women's Healthcare
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center has received the 2013 Women's Health Excellence Award from HealthGrades, the leading online resource for evaluating hospitals and healthcare providers. Lourdes has a long-established tradition of providing outstanding care to the women of South Jersey.
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Lourdes Health System Named Best Place to Work
South Jersey Biz magazine has named Lourdes Health System one of its "Best Places to Work" for 2013. The magazine recognized Lourdes' emphasis on work-life balance through flexible work schedules and telecommuting options, a commitment to employee wellness and more.
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