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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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bust those winter blues

How to Bust Those Winter Blues

As winter nears and the days get shorter, you may be feeling a bit down. Find out what remedy can help you beat those winter blues—it doesn't even require a prescription.

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Physical therapy changes course of young man’s life - Virtua Testimonial

Physical Therapy Changes the Course of a Young Man's Life

When Robert Stehm started high school, he wanted to be a forensic scientist. But after having physical therapy at Virtua, he was drawn to a different line of work.

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Preventing Teens from Smoking Will Reduce Lung Disease Rates, Study Says - Virtua Article

Preventing Teens from Smoking Will Reduce Lung Disease Rates

An NJ law banning the sale of tobacco products to those under 21 went into effect in late 2017. It aims to reduce lung cancer rates and smoking-related complications in teens.

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How Major Weight Loss Can Affect You and Your Relationships - Virtua Article

How Major Weight Loss Can Affect You and Your Relationships

Losing weight doesn’t necessarily make you happier or boost your body image. It actually can lead to challenging changes in your relationships with friends and loved ones.

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Patients with Diabetes Benefit from Better Sleep - Virtua Article

Patients with Diabetes Benefit from Better Sleep

A good night’s sleep may lower your risk of developing diabetes—and help control blood sugar levels if you already have diabetes. Learn how you can improve your sleep.

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Breastfeeding and Weather Emergencies - Virtua Blogpost

What You Need to Know About Breastfeeding and Weather Emergencies

Try these tips for breastfeeding, pumping, and storage when wicked weather and power outages hit.

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The Benefits of Robotic Surgery for Treating Colorectal Cancer - Virtua Article

The Benefits of Robotic Surgery for Treating Colorectal Cancer

Using robotic surgical technology, colorectal surgeons can treat colon and rectal cancer precisely and effecively - reducing pain and promoting a faster recovery.

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How to Choose a Primary Care Provider - Virtua Article

How to Choose a Primary Care Provider

Do you know how important it is to choose the right primary care provider? It could make a difference in the quality of your care. Find out how to choose the best PCP for you.

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Oat Milk, Pea Milk and Hemp Milk—Oh My! - Virtua Article

Oat Milk, Pea Milk and Hemp Milk—Oh My!

New milk alternatives offer more dairy-free options. But how do they compare to real-deal dairy?

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Can Intermittent Fasting Help You Lose Weight? - Virtua Article

Can Intermittent Fasting Help You Lose Weight?

Diet crazes and fads come and go, and many of them aren’t effective in the long term. While intermittent fasting is trendy, you might wonder if it actually works AND is safe.

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Does Having A-Fib Increase Your Stroke Risk? - Virtua Article

Does Having A-Fib Increase Your Stroke Risk?

A-fib is the most common type of heart arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat. Although it's rarely life threatening, it can increase your stroke risk. Learn how to manage the risk.

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