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Father Andy’s Prayers for Pain Relief Were Answered - Virtua Patient Story

How Father Andy's Prayers for Pain Relief Were Answered

Years of chronic back pain led Father Andy from Peckville, PA, to Mount Holly, NJ, and Penn Medicine | Virtua neurosurgeon Stephen Dante, MD, for the relief he had been praying for.

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Nothing Stops the US Mail (or Mail Carrier Elena)—Not Even a Brain Tumor - Virtua Patient Story

Nothing Stops US Mail Carrier Elena—Not Even a Brain Tumor

When tests revealed a pea-sized mass in Elena Wyche’s brain, she turned to Penn Medicine | Virtua brain surgeon Patrick Connolly, MD, for treatment.

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Where to Seek Mental Health Help and Treatment - Virtua NJ

Where to Seek Mental Health Help and Treatment

Even though mental illness is epidemic in the United States, accessing mental health care can be challenging. This information can help you navigate services and get help.

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Master 3 Men's Health Issues

Master 3 Men's Health Issues

Men are wired to work hard and provide for those around them. But, in doing so, it's possible to miss health issues that can stifle performance. Here's what to watch.

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Personalized Breast Cancer Treatment Puts Choice in Women’s Hands

Personal Choice is Essential in Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast cancer treatment is as individual as the woman who receives it. This is how treatment is being personalized to a woman's lifestyle, fears and family needs.

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Ease Stress with This Easy Guide to Meditation for Beginners - Virtua Article

Ease Stress with This Beginner's Guide to Meditation

Beyond stress relief, meditation can help with pain management, anxiety, reducing blood pressure, improving focus and more. This beginner's guide can help you get started.

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What’s Causing that Pop When You Bend Your Finger? - Virtua Article

What's Causing that Pop When You Bend Your Finger?

You don’t need to shoot a gun to get trigger finger. It’s a common, and sometimes painful, hand condition that affects all kinds of people, and it’s easily treated.

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Find Relief from Unbearable Back Pain - Virtua Pain and Spine

Find Relief From Unbearable Back Pain

The path to back pain relief isn't always clear, but the best first step is getting an accurate diagnosis. Learn what to do when at-home treatments no longer cut it.

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What You Need to Know About Loop Duodenal Switch (SADI-S) Weight-Loss Surgery - Virtua

What You Need to Know About Loop Duodenal Switch (SADI-S) Weight-Loss Surgery

Loop duodenal switch is a new weight-loss surgery that allows patients to lose around 80% of excess weight.

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A Lung Cancer Screening Could Save Your Life—Are You Eligible? - Virtua Article

A Lung Cancer Screening Could Save Your Life—Are You Eligible?

There's a life-saving screening test for heavy smokers age 55 and older that helps identify lung cancer earlier when it's most treatable. Find out if you're eligible.

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5 Ways to Overcome Depression after a Heart Attack - Virtua Article

5 Ways to Overcome Depression after a Heart Attack

A heart attack is a life-altering event that leaves survivors steeped in fear. In the months following a heart attack, many survivors experience a period of overwhelming emotions.

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Bob Goodman Went from a Heart Transplant—to Competing in the Transplant Games - Virtua Testimonial

Bob Went from a Heart Transplant to the Transplant Games

Heart transplant survivor, Bob Goodman, competed in the Transplant Games of America in August 2018. He's got an important message to share about cardiac rehab.

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My 4 Wishes for New Moms - Virtua Breastfeeding Blog

My 4 Wishes for New Moms

I work with many moms—first- and second-timers. Energetic moms and tired moms. As different as they are, they all share a fear that they're doing something wrong. Here's my advice.

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Andrew Karge visiting members of the Virtua Berlin emergency room - Patient Testimonial

Andrew Karge Returns to Virtua Berlin to Thank His Lifesaving Team

Virtua Berlin ER and Penn Medicine teams collaborated to save 20-year-old Andrew Karge from a sudden, life-threatening illness called acute respiratory distress syndrome.

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10 Quick Ways to De-Stress

When stress strikes, learn how to reduce the surge of adrenaline in your body and calm yourself quickly with these 10 tips.

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