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Eat Less to Gain Greater Results and Satisfaction

Use these 5 easy tips to eat less, stay full longer, and feel more satisfied with the foods you're eating.

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New Program Helps Patients Recover Faster and Go Home Sooner After Surgery

New Program Helps Patients Recover Faster After Surgery

When Cathy Hughes learned she had to have colon surgery to treat severe diverticulitis, she was worried. But her fears eased after she learned about new recovery protocols.

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Protect Yourself and Your Family from Ticks

Protect Yourself and Your Family from Ticks and Lyme Disease

Since 2004, Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses have increased drastically in New Jersey. Here’s what you need to know about symptoms and how to prevent and treat tick bites.

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What to Expect from a Visit to a Board-Certified Lactation Consultant

What to Expect from a Visit to a  Lactation Consultant

When it comes to breastfeeding challenges, have no fear. Board-certified lactation consultants are here to help you succeed with one-on-one attention and care.

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10 Reasons to Follow an Immunization Schedule

10 Reasons to Follow an Immunization Schedule

It’s important for kids to get immunizations for 14 vaccine-preventable diseases before age 2 to prevent the spread of disease and dangerous complications.

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How Doctors, Determination and Dancing Helped Judy Stokes Through Breast Cancer Treatment

How Doctors, Determination and Dancing Helped Judy Stokes Through Breast Cancer Treatment

Judy Stokes and her doctors credit her monthly breast self-exam with saving her life. Read her advice for all women.

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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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