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5 myths about winter weather and health

5 Myths about Winter Weather and Health

Trying to avoid catching a cold? You may be taking unnecessary precautions thanks to cold weather myths. See what really works to protect you from getting sick.

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7 Tips to Avoid Holiday Heartburn - Virtua Gastroenterology

7 Tips to Avoid Holiday Heartburn

Holiday feasts are close to our hearts but these foods can be a recipe for a bad case of acid reflux. The following advice can help you avoid holiday heartburn.

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Play it Safe with Kids’ Germy Toys This Cold and Flu Season - Virtua Health

Play it Safe with Kids' Germy Toys This Cold and Flu Season

You might be surprised by how long a flu-like virus can survive on a plastic toy. Follow this advice to protect yourself and your family all season.

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What You Should Know About Heart Surgery - Virtua Health Article

What You Should Know About Heart Surgery

Minimally invasive and robotic heart surgery procedures are safer and less traumatic for patients, helping them return to their lives in a shorter time.

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Can you afford diabetes?

Understand the Physical and Financial Cost of Diabetes

The best way to avoid the steep cost of a diabetes diagnosis is to control your contributing risks through weight loss, healthy diet and more exercise.

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Roanne Silver

Roanne Silver Feels Positive and Whole after Breast Cancer Surgery

Roanne Silver of Marlton, NJ, chose the Penn Medicine | Virtua Cancer Program for breast cancer treatment, describing her experience as, “…as pleasant as cancer treatment could be.”

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Why Younger Women Need Start NOW to Safeguard Their Hearts from Heart Attacks - Virtua Article

Younger Women Should Start NOW to Defend Against Heart Attacks

New research shows that younger women in the U.S. are experiencing heart attacks at a higher rate than they were 20 years ago. See how you can take steps now to safeguard your heart.

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Is it a Minor Back Up or Major Constipation? - Virtua Article

Is it a Minor Back Up or Major Constipation?

Have you ever felt a little constipated—complete with bloating or abdominal pain? Most people have, and it's usually easy to treat, but it also can be a sign of something more serious.

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3 ways to keep your heart healthy

3 Smart Ways to Boost Your Heart Health

Your heart is the hardest working muscle in your body. With this wholehearted advice, you can keep it healthy and strong throughout your life.

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Avoid Nighttime Snacking Tips - Virtua

7 Easy Ways to Curb Your Nighttime Snack Cravings

Is Netflix and snack your nightly routine? Try the following simple strategies to avoid the nighttime tv-watching snack attack.

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Increasing Your Sexual Desire Starts with Expert Conversation

Increasing Your Sexual Desire Starts with Expert Conversation

Low libido is far more common than society portrays. In fact, most women experience decreased desire at some point but are embarrassed to discuss it. It's time to start the conversation.

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woman washing hands with soap

10 Hand-Washing Tips to Keep You Healthy All Year Long

Stop the spread of stomach bugs and nasty colds with new hand-washing how-tos.

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Get the Latest Facts about Vaping/E-Cigarette Use and Lung Illness - Virtua

Health Alert: Vaping/E-Cigarette Use and Lung Illness

Government agencies are investigating the multistate outbreak of lung illness associated with e-cigarette use and vaping. Here’s what you need to know.

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5 Fun Ways to Get Fit with Your Family

5 Fun Ways to Get Fit with Your Family

Family fitness means more than exercise—it’s about creating the foundation for a healthy lifestyle. This will help you create a fitness plan you all enjoy.

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Arthritis

5 Ways to Reduce Arthritis Pain

You can relieve the minor aches and pains of osteoarthritis without relying as much on medication or pills. These simple tips show you how.

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