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Helping COVID Long-Haulers Regain Their Lives

One-third of people with COVID-19 become “long-haulers,” experiencing persistent, lingering symptoms. Virtua’s Care After COVID program provides resources for their physical and emotional recovery.

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4 Ways to Prevent Memory Loss

You can prevent—and sometimes even reverse—the effects of aging on memory and overall brain health. Here’s how to stay mentally sharp as you get older.

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Get Pumped! Assist Devices Can Improve Heart Failure Symptoms

Heart failure can leave you weak and unable to take part in the activities you enjoy. Left ventricular assist devices, or LVADs can improve symptoms and keep you out of the hospital.

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Restoring Your Appearance and Spirit After Breast Cancer

The Penn Medicine | Virtua Cancer Program offers women in South Jersey resources to feel their best after breast cancer surgery, including implants, DIEP flap reconstruction, and more.

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Stay Ahead of Heart Failure

Imagine being able to take care of a problem before it appears. If you are living with heart failure, a dime-sized device can do just that.

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Signs You Should Get Treated for Vein Problems

Painful, bulging veins in your legs are not just a cosmetic concern. They could be a sign of a more serious condition that requires treatment. Here’s what you need to know.

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A Mental Health Expert’s Ideas for Managing Anxiety about COVID-19 - Virtua Health

A Mental Health Expert's Advice for Managing Anxiety about COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has led many people to feel increased anxiety. These expert suggestions can be helpful for managing anxiety now – and at other times of high stress.

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Top Reasons Not to Ignore Lightheadedness

Do you sometimes feel woozy or faint? While episodes of lightheadedness are usually brief, they could be a sign of a medical condition that should be checked by a doctor.

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How to Prevent and Treat Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections are common, inconvenient, and REALLY uncomfortable. Whether you experience persistent or chronic UTIs, here's what you can do to prevent them.

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Why Taking Folic Acid is Essential Before and During Pregnancy - Virtua Article

Why Taking Folic Acid is Essential Before and During Pregnancy

Taking folic acid before and during pregnancy can greatly reduce risk for spinal-cord-related birth defects in your baby. See how much you should be taking.

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Understand the Physical and Financial Cost of Diabetes

There's a steep cost to diabetes that you pay for with your wallet—and your health. See how you can control your risks through weight loss, healthy diet, and more exercise.

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What to Eat Before and After Your Workout

Are you going into your workout with the right fuel to power you through pushups, long runs, or cardio? Learn how to nourish your body so you can crush your workout goals.

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The Top 10 Foods That Boost Your Brain Health

Some super foods have brain-protective nutrients that help prevent the negative effects of aging. Try these 10 super foods to boost your brain health.

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7 Simple Tips to Focus on Healthy Aging

No matter how old you are, it's never too late to take steps to get healthy. These simple tips will help you get started today.

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Decoding 5 Popular Diets

Feeling bombarded with information about diets promising to help you lose weight? Virtua registered dietitian Teresa Garvey provides the skinny on five popular eating plans.

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