The 10 Most-Read Articles of 2017

The 10 Most-Read Articles of 2017

It's time to review your choice of the top health articles of 2017. These articles helped you recognize the 6 signs of a silent heart attack. You learned how a snack or two a day keeps the sugar cravings away. And, you wanted to know how robotic hernia repair offers faster recovery and less pain.  

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Updated December 29, 2017

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What Are Those Butterflies In Your Chest?

Some chest flutters are harmless, but others can last long or occur for no reason at all. Here’s what you need to know about this potentially dangerous heart condition.

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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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Don't Panic After an Abnormal Pap

Before you panic about an abnormal Pap smear result, read this list of possible causes of abnormal Pap test results.

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How Does Alcohol Affect Irritable Bowel Syndrome? - Virtua Article

How Does Alcohol Affect Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you need to understand how your body reacts to alcohol so you can manage whether or not you can drink it.

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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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Robotic Hernia Repair Offers Faster Recovery and Less Pain - Virtua Article

Robotic Hernia Repair Offers Faster Recovery and Less Pain

Thanks to innovations in robotic technology, hernia repairs can be performed through tiny incisions. The result is less overall tissue damage and pain and a quicker recovery.

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Women's Heart Attack Warnings

A heart attack may not come on with crushing chest pain. It can feel like a hot flash, fatigue or even a toothache. Read the warning signs of heart attack.

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Can You Exercise Your Way Off High Blood Pressure Medication? - Virtua Article

Exercise Yourself Off of Blood Pressure Medication

A high blood pressure diagnosis often comes with daily prescription medications. But for some, improvements in diet and exercise ALONE could change that.

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Personal Story: The Robotic Hysterectomy That Cured Diana's Relentless Pain - Virtua Testimonial

The Robotic Hysterectomy That Cured Diana's Relentless Pain

A female patient turns to a gynecologist and robotic surgeon at Virtua in order to find relief from 10 months of pain and bleeding that overtook her life.

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7 Myths and Facts About Heart Disease in Women - Virtua Article

7 Myths and Facts About Heart Disease in Women

Heart disease isn't just a man's disease. It's the leading cause of death in women in the US. Virtua helps you sort myths from facts to stay heart healthy.

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