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Is It Safe to Breastfeed if You’re Sick? - Virtua Article

Is It Safe to Breastfeed if You're Sick?

If you're a breastfeeding mom and you're sick, you're probably worried about whether nursing your baby is safe and healthy. Here are some common precautions.

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How to treat the gripping pain of thumb arthritis - Virtua Article

How to Treat the Gripping Pain of Thumb Arthritis

Thumb arthritis causes disabling pain that affects every hand movement, but you don't have to just deal with it. Virtua hand surgeons offer a range of pain-relief treatments.

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Are Natural Sugar Alternatives Healthier than Real Sugar? - Virtua Article

Are Natural Sugar Alternatives Healthier than Real Sugar?

If you're looking to natural sugar alternatives to reduce the amount of refined sugar or artificial sweetener you use, here's what you need to know about the health benefits.

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Back Pain - Virtua Spine and Brain Institute

Personal Story: Better on the Other Side of Back Pain

A 42-year-old had surgery on a ruptured disc and was up and walking the same night of the surgery and doesn't think about his pain anymore.

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Tailbone Pain - Virtua Spine and Brain Institute

Personal Story: Surprising Effects of Spine Surgery

Following surgery for a fractured and separated tailbone, a Camden resident gets back into shape and overcomes weight problems and diabetes.

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Back Pain - Virtua Pain and Spine Institute

Personal Story: A Little Luck and a Lot of Love

A retired military veteran battled back pain for years, and finally feels relief thanks to Virtua Brain and Spine Institute.

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Back pain - Virtua Spine and Brain Institute

Personal Story: When Back Pain Won't Take a Vacation

An OB/GYN receives a successful discectomy, herniated disc surgery, after suffering through a year of debilitating back and sciatica pain.

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Arthritis Pain - Virtua Spine and Brain Institute

Personal Story: Fred is Back on His Feet Again

Virtua's Brain and Spine Institute helps a patient with chronic arthritic pain and undiagnosed scoliosis get back to walking with no pain.

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Healthy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Recipe - Pumpkin Soup

Try this savory, easy-to-make pumpkin soup recipe that is full of fall flavors that include sweet and warming spices.

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Your Annual Physical and Why It’s Important - Virtua Article

Your Annual Physical and Why It's Important

No matter your age or stage of life, annual physical exams are essential to your ongoing health. Here are five reasons why you should schedule yours today.

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Christina Leach

Christina Lost Weight and Gained an Active Life with Her Kids

With a busy schedule, it was hard for Christina to find time to eat well and exercise. But, she wanted to be an active mom for her kids and came to Virtua for weight-loss help.

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Your To-Do List for Staying Healthy at 40, 50 and Beyond - Virtua Article

Your To-Do List for Staying Healthy at 40, 50 and Beyond

Annual checkups with your primary care doctor and basic screenings and immunizations are a necessity to stay well. The schedule is your "to-do" list for your best health.

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9 Top Fitness Apps for Workouts, Sports Training and Weight Loss - Virtua Article

9 Top Fitness Apps for Workouts, Sports Training and Weight Loss

If you have a smartphone, you have access to hundreds, if not thousands, of health and fitness apps—all promising to help you live a healthier life through exercise and diet.

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When You Need a Hysterectomy, Know Your Options - Virtua Article

When You Need a Hysterectomy, Know Your Options

If heavy bleeding and pelvic pain have led you to a hysterectomy as a solution, there are many options to help you recover quickly, with less pain and few complications.

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How to Understand Cancer Genes and Your Family Risk

How to Understand Cancer Genes and Your Family Risk

When someone in your family is diagnosed with cancer, it can leave you with the fear that it may start occurring in other family members. Learn why this often isn't the case.

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