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5 Easy Ways to Break Your Sugar Habit - Virtua Article

5 Easy Ways to Break Your Sugar Habit

Could thirst be making you reach for the candy bowl every afternoon? Learn the answer and get tips on giving your sugar cravings the boot.

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Linda Batastini-Farnoly, Virtua Nurse Practitioner

Meet Linda Batastini-Farnoly, BSN, APN, C

Linda Batastini-Farnoly, BSN, APN, C, is a women’s health nurse practitioner who uses natural hormone therapy to treat women with menopausal symptoms and hormone deficiencies.

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It’s Not too Late to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

It's Not too Late to Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions

If you've fallen off the New Year's resolutions wagon, don't fret. With these commonsense tips, you'll get back on track.

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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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6 Signs of a Silent Heart Attack

6 Signs of a Silent Heart Attack

Not every heart attack is accompanied by crippling chest pain. Learning the signs of a silent heart attack could help save a life.

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Why Taking Folic Acid is Essential Before and During Pregnancy - Virtua Article

Why Taking Folic Acid is Essential Before and During Pregnancy

Taking folic acid before and during pregnancy can greatly reduce risk for spinal-cord-related birth defects in your baby. See how much you should be taking.

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The Top-10 Foods for a Healthy Diabetes Diet - Virtua Article

The Top 10 Foods for a Healthy Diabetes Diet

A healthy diabetes diet contains a variety of foods that help regulate blood sugar, boost metabolism and keep your hunger in check. Here are the 10 best foods to try.

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Know Your Heart Attack First Aid - Virtua Article

Know Your Heart Attack First Aid

Before EMS arrives, you have about 8 minutes to help someone having a heart attack. Knowing the signs of a heart attack and basic first aid can help save a life.

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A Patient’s Guide to Coronary Angioplasty

A Patient's Guide to Coronary Angioplasty

Coronary angioplasty is a procedure used to treat blockages and restore blood flow in the arteries that lead to the heart. Here's what you need to know.

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Why You Could Have Thyroid Disease and Not Know It

Why You Could Have Thyroid Disease and Not Know It

Symptoms of thyroid disorders — like memory lapses, sleep problems and weight gain — can appear like normal signs of aging. A simple blood test could reveal if you have one.

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What Are the Health and Environmental Benefits of Eating Green? - Virtua Article

Why Eating Green is Good for Your Health and the Earth

Eating green isn’t just about adding kale to your diet. It’s a lifestyle change committed to eating plant-based foods that are healthier for you and the environment.

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How to Care for Your Kids (Without a Clone)

So how could I juggle nursing the new baby while entertaining and occupying my oldest? Since my health insurance doesn’t cover human cloning, I had to get creative.

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A Snack or Two a Day Keeps the Sugar Cravings Away - Virtua Article

A Snack or Two a Day Keeps the Sugar Cravings Away

When your body tells you that you need to eat, don't ignore cravings until your next meal. Healthy snacking is a normal part of a balanced diet — if you do it the right way.

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What Women Over Age 50 Need to Know About Late-Onset Lupus

What Women Over Age 50 Need to Know About Late-Onset Lupus

Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease that attacks the skin, muscles and more. While symptoms typically show up between ages 16-55, late-onset lupus can occur after age 50.

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6 Exercises to Get You Back on Your Feet after Knee Replacement

6 Exercises to Get You Back on Your Feet after Knee Replacement

Physical therapy and exercise are essential for successful recovery after knee replacement. These 6 exercises help you gain range of motion so you can do everyday tasks.

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