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Senior Expo South Jersey - Virtua

Seniors Rock at Virtua Expo

Virtua's Senior Expo highlighted many services including minimally invasive joint replacement, hearing aids, blood pressure checks, nutrition, diabetes education and more.

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How Major Weight Loss Can Affect You and Your Relationships - Virtua Article

How Major Weight Loss Can Affect You and Your Relationships

Losing weight doesn’t necessarily make you happier or boost your body image. It actually can lead to challenging changes in your relationships with friends and loved ones.

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Meet Nurse Midwife Pamela Lee

Virtua's certified nurse midwife Pamela Lee discusses what she enjoys most about being a part of a woman's pregnancy journey.

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Patients with Diabetes Benefit from Better Sleep - Virtua Article

Patients with Diabetes Benefit from Better Sleep

A good night’s sleep may lower your risk of developing diabetes—and help control blood sugar levels if you already have diabetes. Learn how you can improve your sleep.

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Breastfeeding and Weather Emergencies - Virtua Blogpost

What You Need to Know About Breastfeeding and Weather Emergencies

Try these tips for breastfeeding, pumping, and storage when wicked weather and power outages hit.

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The Benefits of Robotic Surgery for Treating Colorectal Cancer - Virtua Article

The Benefits of Robotic Surgery for Treating Colorectal Cancer

Using robotic surgical technology, colorectal surgeons can treat colon and rectal cancer precisely and effecively - reducing pain and promoting a faster recovery.

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Choosing a Midwife - Virtua

Why Choose a Midwife?

Virtua certified nurse midwife Karen McEvoy-Shields discusses the various roles a midwife can play in the span of a woman's life.

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Karen McEvoy-Shields - Virtua Midwife

Meet Karen McEvoy-Shields, Certified Nurse Midwife

Karen McEvoy Shields is a Virtua certified nurse midwife who specializes in pregnancy, childbirth, fertility issues, prenatal and post-partum care and menopause.

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How to Choose a Primary Care Provider - Virtua Article

How to Choose a Primary Care Provider

Do you know how important it is to choose the right primary care provider? It could make a difference in the quality of your care. Find out how to choose the best PCP for you.

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Oat Milk, Pea Milk and Hemp Milk—Oh My! - Virtua Article

Oat Milk, Pea Milk and Hemp Milk—Oh My!

New milk alternatives offer more dairy-free options. But how do they compare to real-deal dairy?

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Can Intermittent Fasting Help You Lose Weight? - Virtua Article

Can Intermittent Fasting Help You Lose Weight?

Diet crazes and fads come and go, and many of them aren’t effective in the long term. While intermittent fasting is trendy, you might wonder if it actually works AND is safe.

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Does Having A-Fib Increase Your Stroke Risk? - Virtua Article

Does Having A-Fib Increase Your Stroke Risk?

A-fib is the most common type of heart arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat. Although it's rarely life threatening, it can increase your stroke risk. Learn how to manage the risk.

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Why are Women More Susceptible to Knee Injuries than Men? - Virtua Article

Why are Women More Susceptible to Knee Injuries than Men?

If it seems women suffer more knee injuries than men, it’s because THEY DO. This is partly because of female hormones and something called the “Q” angle that’s unique to women.

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The Dangers of “Making Weight” for High School Athletes - Virtua Article

The Dangers of “Making Weight” for High School Athletes

While weight and body shape play an important role in many sports, some athletes take dieting to a dangerous extreme. Here are the facts on safe weight management.

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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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