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Can you afford diabetes?

Understand the Physical and Financial Cost of Diabetes

There's a steep cost to diabetes that you pay for with your wallet—and your health. See how you can control your risks through weight loss, healthy diet, and more exercise.

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What to Eat Before and After Your Workout - Virtua Article

What to Eat Before and After Your Workout

Are you going into your workout with the right fuel to power you through pushups, long runs, or cardio? Learn how to nourish your body so you can crush your workout goals.

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The Top 10 Foods that Boost Your Brain Health - Virtua Article

The Top 10 Foods That Boost Your Brain Health

Some super foods have brain-protective nutrients that help prevent the negative effects of aging. Try these 10 super foods to boost your brain health.

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7 Simple Tips to Focus on Healthy Aging

7 Simple Tips to Focus on Healthy Aging

No matter how old you are, it's never too late to take steps to get healthy. These simple tips will help you get started today.

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Decoding 5 Popular Diets

Feeling bombarded with information about diets promising to help you lose weight? Virtua registered dietitian Teresa Garvey provides the skinny on five popular eating plans.

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The 80/20 Rule – Eat Healthy and Have Your Cake, Too! - Virtua Article

The 80/20 Rule—Eat Healthy and Have Your Cake, Too!

The 80/20 rule is a healthy, less-restrictive plan for eating that doesn't feel like a diet. See how it's more "real-life"—including healthy foods and indulgences in moderation.

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8 Stretching and Balancing Exercises for Older Adults

As you get older, it’s important to make time for stretching and balancing exercises. Here are 8 simple moves to try today.

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Calm Your Mind and Help Heal Your Heart

It’s OK to feel upset at times. But if your emotions are too frequent or intense, your heart could pay the price. Virtua cardiologist Hafeza Shaikh, DO, tells how you can lower the temperature.

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Caring for Wounds That Won't Heal

If you have diabetes or circulation problems, minor cuts and sores can turn into major problems. Our wound healing centers use advanced techniques to treat your nonhealing wounds.

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Your Voice is What Matters Most When Looking for GYN and Pregnancy Care

When you choose a midwife for your GYN or pregnancy care, you’re choosing someone who’s truly an equal partner in your care.

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What Every Parent Needs to Know About Developmental Delays

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Developmental Delays

Kids with developmental delays may show obvious signs, or they could be subtle. Learn what to look for so you can help your child with early intervention services.

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These 4 Questions Help Reveal If You're Drinking Too Much

If the few glasses of wine you have on the weekend are turning into a few glasses every night, you could have an issue with problem drinking. Answer these 4 questions to assess your risk.

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You May Feel Fine, But Gregory Says Don't Skip Your Medical Care

For a large family in Beverly, Burlington County, doctor visits were sometimes too expensive. But they learned the importance of regular medical care after a cancer diagnosis and cardiac issues.

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Nonoperative Treatment for Rotator Cuff Injuries

A torn rotator cuff doesn’t always mean surgery. Virtua orthopedic surgeon Sean McMillan, DO, details nonsurgical treatments that can relieve pain and restore strength to your shoulder.

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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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