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Weight-Loss Surgery Helps You Gain Control of Serious Health Conditions

Weight-Loss Surgery Helps You Gain Control of Serious Health Issues

Beyond weight loss, bariatric surgery helps you overcome serious health issues related to obesity, such as diabetes and heart disease. Virtua bariatric surgeon Samuel Wasser, MD, explains.

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Joe Forline Tees Off Again With Two Healthy, New Hips

Joe Forline Tees Off Again With Two Healthy, New Hips

When hip troubles hindered Joe Forline’s activities, he knew he needed help. Virtua orthopedic surgeon Khoa Nguyen, DO, replaced both hips and got Joe back on the golf course.

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A Lung Screening Put Teresa Back in the Race

Teresa Nocentino feared years of smoking had damaged her lungs. Virtua’s lung screening program caught Teresa’s cancer, helping her get it treated and back in the race.

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New Year, New You: How to Achieve Your Health Goals

Is your new year’s resolution to lose weight and improve your overall health? Virtua primary care physician Arnold Fontanilla, DO, can help you succeed.

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White Coat Hypertension: A Cause for Concern?

If going to the doctor makes your blood pressure spike, you may have white coat hypertension. Virtua cardiologist David Lawrence, MD, says why these jumps may be cause for concern.

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Keep Your Heart Rhythm in Check with Your Smartwatch

Keep Your Heart Rhythm in Check with Your Smartwatch

Smartwatches started out as a great way to track your exercise. Now, they can help monitor your heart health. Virtua cardiologist Aatish Garg, MD, explains how.

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How to Tell the Difference Between Cold, Flu, and COVID-19

How to Tell the Difference Between Cold, Flu, and COVID-19

If you’re sneezing, coughing, feverish, or feeling achy, it can be hard to know the cause. This guide can help you assess your symptoms so you can start feeling better.

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What Is Physiologic Birth, and Is It Right for You?

Physiologic, or natural, labor and birth emphasizes an unrushed, supported process. Karen McEvoy Shields, certified nurse midwife at Virtua Midwifery, explains the advantages.

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What You Need to Know About Stroke Treatment

What You Need to Know About Stroke Treatment

A stroke requires emergency medical attention. But did you know there's more than one type of stroke, and the one you have may determine your treatment?

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Can Marijuana Hurt Your Heart Health?

Can Marijuana Hurt Your Heart?

Cannabis is now legal in many states but that doesn't mean it's good for your health. Virtua cardiologist Donald Orth, MD, explains the risks and how it can affect your heart.

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What to Know About Vaginal Discharge During Pregnancy

What to Know About Vaginal Discharge During Pregnancy

It's common for vaginal discharge to increase during pregnancy, but there are some types that you shouldn't ignore.

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Robotic-Assisted Bariatric Surgery Helped Kaitlyn Woolford Gain the Active Life She Wanted

Robotic-Assisted Bariatric Surgery Helped Kaitlyn Woolford Gain the Active Life She Wanted

Kaitlyn struggled with her weight for years and wanted her life back. That's when she met Dr. Guarav Sharma and learned how bariatric surgery could help.

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Q&A: Should I have bariatric surgery during the pandemic?

Virtua Health bariatric surgeon, Samuel Wasser, MD, spoke to the Philadelphia Inquirer recently about having health-enhancing bariatric surgery during the pandemic.

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Prostate Cancer Screening: What You Need to Know

Is prostate cancer screening right for you? According to Virtua primary care physician Amit Bhalodia, DO, here’s what you need to know.

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Eat Well 2020 - Year End Video

Healthy Eating is the Foundation to a Healthy Life

Watch how a converted NJ Transit bus brings affordable, fresh foods to communities that do not have easy access to grocery stores.

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