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Virtua patient Denise Davis and Cardiologist Hafeza Shaikh, DO

Denise Davis: Pay Attention to Your Heart Health

Denise Davis didn’t think she was at risk for heart disease. But after a heart attack and bypass surgery, she urges others to pay attention to their heart health.

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New Treatments Provide Hope for Hepatitis C

New direct-acting antiviral medication can free your body of hepatitis C infection within weeks, with fewer side effects. Virtua transplant hepatologist Nyan Latt, MD, explains.

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What You Need to Know about Depression DURING Pregnancy

What You Need to Know About Depression DURING Pregnancy

Many people are familiar with postpartum depression. However, depression also commonly occurs DURING pregnancy. Learn to recognize the symptoms and find out how to get help.

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Do Midwives Deliver Babies in the Hospital?

Midwives can deliver babies in the hospital, sharing their expertise while ensuring that your birth experience is centered on what’s most important to you and your family.

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BE FAST and Spot the Signs of Stroke

With a stroke, minutes matter. Learn all the possible signs so you or a loved one can receive immediate treatment and improve your chances of recovery.

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How to Set Healthy, Achievable Fitness Goals

How to Set Healthy, Achievable Fitness Goals

We all know exercise is vital to staying healthy - but it can be hard to get started, especially if you've never exercised before. These tips can help you crush your goals.

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Learn How to Snack Your Way to Weight Loss - Virtua Article

Learn How to Snack Your Way to Weight Loss

You don't have to give up snacks just because you're eating healthy. Here are some smart snack choices – and a recipe for healthy potato chips to make at home.

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Sarah Wins Back Her Health After Crohn's Disease Diagnosis

Sarah Campbell won the Mrs. New Jersey International 2021 title just months after being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease and undergoing bowel surgery.

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Mind Your Meds for Blood Pressure Risks

If you have high blood pressure, it’s important to know what’s in over-the-counter medications and the effects they can have on your heart health.

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'Inside Look' at Blood Vessels Aids PAD Treatment

A new treatment for peripheral vascular disease that gives doctors a real-time, inside view of your blood vessels has given Daniel Spillane a leg up on enjoying life.

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Can Your Gut Health Affect Your Heart?

A complex interplay between the bacteria that live in our intestines and the systems in our body can influence our risk for serious illnesses, including cardiovascular disease. Here’s how to stay on track.

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The 5 Best Biking Trails in South Jersey

One of the best ways to take advantage of South Jersey's warmer spring weather is to get outside for a bike ride. We share some favorite local trails here.

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The 4 Rules for Exercising When You Have Asthma

If you have asthma, you might think you can't exercise or push your cardio to the max. However, with the right information and medication, you can learn how to exercise with asthma in a safe way.

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Surprising Symptoms May Signal Stroke in Women - Virtua Health, NJ

What to Know About the Unique Signs of Stroke in Women

Did you know that the sudden fatigue or headache you're feeling could be the symptom of a stroke? Learn about the signs of stroke in women and the importance of rapid treatment.

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Is Eating Locally Grown Food Healthier for You? - Virtua Article

Is Eating Locally Grown Food Healthier for You?

A trend that's here to stay is buying locally grown fruits and vegetables instead of produce that's been trucked cross-country. But are these local foods truly healthier for you?

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