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Avoid Nighttime Snacking Tips - Virtua

7 Easy Ways to Curb Your Nighttime Snack Cravings

Is Netflix and snack your nightly routine? Try the following simple strategies to avoid the nighttime tv-watching snack attack.

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Increasing Your Sexual Desire Starts with Expert Conversation

Increasing Your Sexual Desire Starts with Expert Conversation

Low libido is far more common than society portrays. In fact, most women experience decreased desire at some point but are embarrassed to discuss it. It's time to start the conversation.

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10 Hand-Washing Tips to Keep You Healthy All Year Long

Stop the spread of stomach bugs and nasty colds with new hand-washing how-tos.

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Get the Latest Facts about Vaping/E-Cigarette Use and Lung Illness - Virtua

Health Alert: Vaping/E-Cigarette Use and Lung Illness

Government agencies are investigating the multistate outbreak of lung illness associated with e-cigarette use and vaping. Here’s what you need to know.

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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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Cecilia Martin Achieved Her Natural Birth Dream

Cecilia Martin Achieved Her Natural Birth Dream

For Cecilia Martin, a natural birth experience was important. She found a like-minded partner in Virtua Health certified nurse midwife Karen McEvoy-Shields.

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5 Fun Ways to Get Fit with Your Family

5 Fun Ways to Get Fit with Your Family

Family fitness means more than exercise—it’s about creating the foundation for a healthy lifestyle. This will help you create a fitness plan you all enjoy.

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Arthritis

5 Ways to Reduce Arthritis Pain

You can relieve the minor aches and pains of osteoarthritis without relying as much on medication or pills. These simple tips show you how.

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Eat Less to Gain Greater Results and Satisfaction

Use these 5 easy tips to eat less, stay full longer, and feel more satisfied with the foods you're eating.

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New Program Helps Patients Recover Faster and Go Home Sooner After Surgery

New Program Helps Patients Recover Faster After Surgery

When Cathy Hughes learned she had to have colon surgery to treat severe diverticulitis, she was worried. But her fears eased after she learned about new recovery protocols.

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Protect Yourself and Your Family from Ticks

Protect Yourself and Your Family from Ticks and Lyme Disease

Since 2004, Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses have increased drastically in New Jersey. Here’s what you need to know about symptoms and how to prevent and treat tick bites.

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What to Expect from a Visit to a Board-Certified Lactation Consultant

What to Expect from a Visit to a  Lactation Consultant

When it comes to breastfeeding challenges, have no fear. Board-certified lactation consultants are here to help you succeed with one-on-one attention and care.

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10 Reasons to Follow an Immunization Schedule

10 Reasons to Follow an Immunization Schedule

It’s important for kids to get immunizations for 14 vaccine-preventable diseases before age 2 to prevent the spread of disease and dangerous complications.

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How Doctors, Determination and Dancing Helped Judy Stokes Through Breast Cancer Treatment

How Doctors, Determination and Dancing Helped Judy Stokes Through Breast Cancer Treatment

Judy Stokes and her doctors credit her monthly breast self-exam with saving her life. Read her advice for all women.

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Meet Dr. Fuhrman

Meet Dr. Mitchell Fuhrman

Virtua board-certified cardiologist Dr. Mitchell Fuhrman treats conditions such as chest pain, heart attacks, arrhythmias, and atrial fibrillation.

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