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The Post-Pregnancy Belly Bulge You Should Be Concerned About - Virtua Article

The Post-Pregnancy Belly Bulge You Should Be Concerned About

If you had a baby months ago and have a belly bulge that won't go away, it could be a sign of diastasis recti—a separation of your abdominal muscles. See how it's treated.

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Start These Healthy Habits Now to Minimize Menopause Symptoms Later - Virtua Article

Start These Healthy Habits Now to Minimize Menopause Symptoms Later

Discover what you can do in your 30s and 40s to prevent menopause symptoms like hot flashes and mood changes in your 50s.

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Why You Need a Second Opinion Before Spinal Surgery - Article

Why You Need a Second Opinion Before Spine Surgery

Finding out you need spine surgery can be daunting, but getting an expert second opinion can put your mind at ease.

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Is Age-Related Hearing Loss Affecting Your Daily Life? - Virtua Article

Is Hearing Loss Affecting Your Daily Life?

Are you struggling to hear the TV across the room or to hear in crowded spaces? These gradual changes often are caused by a common condition called age-related hearing loss.

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Teach your young athlete to eat like a pro - Virtua Article

Teach Your Young Athlete to Eat Like a Pro

If you are what you eat, then your growing athlete needs to eat like a varsity all-star. Here’s how to help your child get ready for the big game.

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Did You Receive a 'Dense Breast' Letter? Don't Panic

After a mammogram, you will receive a state-mandated letter about the density of your breasts. Here's what you need to know about the law and the letter.

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Health Screening and Immunization Resources

These resources can help inform you of the most current screening and immunization recommendations so you can discuss with your doctor what’s best for you.

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Is Your Medication Boosting Your Risk for a Painful Sunburn? - Virtua Article

Is Your Medication Boosting Your Risk for a Painful Sunburn?

Commonly used medications and skin care products can make your skin more sun sensitive and cause a painful, sunburn-like reaction—even with minimal sun exposure. Are you at risk?

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5 ways to sleep better during menopause

5 Ways to Stop Night Sweats and End Sleepless Nights

The inability to sleep may be the worst menopause symptom—impairing your attention and concentration and putting you at risk for heart disease and more. Here's what you can do.

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Why Women Need Weight-Bearing Exercise to Fight Osteoporosis - Virtua Article

Bolster Your Bones with These Weight-Bearing Exercises

An effective way to reduce your risk for osteoporosis is with weight-bearing exercise. These simple ideas will help you add more of these exercises to your daily routine.

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Beyond Preventing Pregnancy, What Can Birth Control Do for You? - Virtua Article

Beyond Preventing Pregnancy, What Can Birth Control Do for You?

Beyond preventing pregnancy, many women don’t realize that hormonal birth control also has other benefits like minimizing period symptoms and reducing your risk for certain cancers.

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5 Myths and Facts about Tonsil Removal in Children and Teens - Virtua Article

5 Myths and Facts about Tonsil Removal in Children and Teens

Do you think tonsillectomies are only done after repeated strep infections? Do you think they're only done on young kids? An ENT reveals the myths and facts about this common surgery.

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You Could Have a Mood Disorder—And, Here’s How You Can Get Help - Virtua Article

You Could Have a Mood Disorder—And, Here’s How You Can Get Help

If you experience intense emotional changes that interfere with your daily function for more than a few days at a time, this could be a sign of a highly treatable mood disorder.

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Don’t Let Urinary Incontinence Disrupt Your Life - Virtua Article

Don't Let Urinary Incontinence Disrupt Your Life

More than 18 million women in the U.S. have urinary incontinence, and, on average, wait 6 years to seek care. Virtua experts explain the treatments for this CURABLE condition.

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The Virtua Cardiac Team Gave Faith Reilly the Best Gift Ever—Her Life - Virtua Article

The Virtua Cardiac Team Gave Faith Reilly the Best Gift Ever—Her Life

On Christmas night 2017, Faith Reilly of Marlton, NJ, woke up with symptoms of a heart attack. Quick decision making got her to the right place for heart care that saved her life.

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