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Struggles of a new mom

I Have Been in Your Shoes: The Struggles of a New Mom

Many days, the hardest part of my job is helping new mothers understand that their worries and issues are common.

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Could Your Young Ballplayer Have Little League Elbow? - Virtua Article

Could Your Young Baseball Player Have Little League Elbow?

Young pitchers and catchers are at risk for an overuse injury called Little League Elbow. Left untreated, it can progress to a growth plate fracture. Here's what you need to know.

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Prevent the Pain of Passing a Kidney Stone

Prevent the Pain of Passing a Kidney Stone

Those who have passed a kidney stone—including women who have given birth—call it the most pain they have ever experienced. Learn how to prevent and treat them.

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It’s Time to Talk to Your Doctor about Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Virtua Article

It's Time to Talk to Your Doctor about Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Women don't have to live with pelvic organ prolapse. Learn about effective treatments, including physical therapy, special devices and minimally invasive surgery.

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pick the right shoe for you

Pick the Right Shoe for You

A Virtua podiatrist shares three tips for picking the right pair of shoes for you.

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What Are the Signs of Preterm Labor and How Can It Be Prevented? - Virtua Article

What Are the Signs of Preterm Labor and How Can It Be Prevented?

About 10% of expectant moms will experience preterm labor, even if they’re not considered high-risk. Know the warning signs and what to do to keep mom and baby safe.

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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 smash your workout goals.

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Tuna and White Bean Salad Healthy Recipe

Recipe - Tuna and White Bean Salad

Serve this crunchy and refreshing tuna salad in lettuce leaf cups or on whole grain bread.

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4 Essential Questions About Teen Birth Control - Virtua Article

4 Essential Questions About Teen Birth Control

What kind of birth control is safe for teens? With almost 1 in 5 teens taking birth control pills, it's an important question. Learn about the latest options.

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Shawn Ryan and Virtua Colorectal Surgeon Avi Galler, MD

Shawn is Alive and Cancer Free Because of a Colonoscopy

Shawn was diagnosed with stage-3 colon cancer after his first colonoscopy – a test he delayed having for a year. His advice about this vital screening? DON’T WAIT – GET IT DONE!

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The Truth About Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy - Virtua Article

The Truth About Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy

It’s normal to worry about taking medications during pregnancy. But, stopping antidepressants can lead to serious consequences for mom and baby. Weigh the benefits and risks.

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Are non-invasive colon cancer screening tests a good alternative to a colonoscopy? - Virtua Article

Is a Non-Invasive Colon Cancer Screening Test a Good Alternative to a Colonoscopy?

Over age 50? Here’s what you need to know about colonoscopies and how they compare to non-invasive colorectal cancer screening tests.

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There's No Debate: Vaccinate! - Virtua Article

There’s No Debate: Vaccinate

Previously controlled childhood diseases are coming back. Find out which ones and what you can do about it.

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Lisa Took Charge of Her Change of Life – An exuberan by Virtua story

One woman’s story of how exuberan by Virtua has changed her life for the better.

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Your 12-week 5K Training Plan - Virtua Article

Your 12-week 5K Training Plan

With proper planning and dedication, many self-proclaimed “out-of-shape” people can complete a 5K. Here are two 5K training plans to help you get started.

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