What You Wanted to Know About Your Health in 2015 - Virtua Articles

What You Wanted to Know About Your Health in 2015

It’s time again for the top health headlines of the year. These articles helped you figure out that fluttering feeling in your chest, lift and tighten your gracefully aging face, and explain the women’s issues you may be too embarrassed to talk about with your doctor (even though there’s no need to be shy).

Updated July 20, 2016

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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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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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5 things youre too embarrassed to tell your obgyn

5 Things You’re Too Embarrassed to Tell Your OB/GYN

Here are 5 common concerns you should share with your doctor, even if confronting those awkward issues make you blush.

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Has Sex Become Painful During Pregnancy?

Has Sex Become Painful During Pregnancy?

If you’re pregnant and your sex life is on hold because it’s just too painful, there may be some relief. That pain may be temporary and treatable.

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Top Treatments to Tighten Aging Skin

Top Treatments to Tighten Aging Skin

There are lots of skin-tightening treatments that promise a return to a youthful face. Learn which ones may actually deliver smoother, tighter skin.

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Am I Too Young for Menopause?

Am I Too Young for Menopause?

You may be experiencing perimenopause if you’re in your 40s, starting to have hot flashes, irregular periods, and mood changes.

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3 Things You Need to Focus On at Midlife

3 Things You Need to Focus On at Midlife

Here are the 3 things you need to focus on to manage midlife changes and control your health as you age.

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Muscle Cramps

The Best Way to Treat Muscle Cramps

You’re in the middle of a great workout, and you’ve got a good sweat going when suddenly — a muscle cramp threatens to derail your efforts.

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Are Flip Flops Bad for Your Feet?

Are Flip Flops a Step in the Wrong Direction?

While flip-flops are tailor made for the beach, the popular slip-ons can cause common foot problems if overly used.

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This Functional Fitness Workout Makes Every Day Easier

Functional fitness workouts help you perform everyday activities more easily. They're especially helpful for maintaining range of motion as you age.

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7 Foods for Healthy Hair

7 Foods for Healthy Hair

While there are many products to make your hair look great, why not put some healthy ingredients into your body to really protect those 100,000 hairs on your head?

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Power Carbs for People with Diabetes

Power Carbs for People with Diabetes

Not all carbs are bad carbs—even for people with diabetes. Here are the top dietitian-recommended power carb picks.

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