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4 Sleep Solutions - No Prescription Needed

4 Non-Prescription Solutions When You Can't Sleep

by Rachel Ryan  Before reaching for the medicine cabinet, try these safer alternatives to prescription sleep aids. Read More

Columnists

Topic: Wellness

5 Ways to Calm Your Anger

As hard as you try to control you emotions, you are inevitably going to get angry. And when you do, instead of yelling at your kids, slamming the door on your husband, or saying hurtful things to your friend, try these 5 steps to handle your anger in a more productive way.

Topic: Wellness

Untangling the Marriage Net

After 10 years as boyfriend and girlfriend, Brie and her husband decided to tie the knot. Two months later, the reality of being a "we" set in. Now, on her 6th year wedding anniversary, Brie shares her lesson-learned.

Topic: Wellness

Falling for a "Seasonal Dater"

If your relationship is falling like the leaves in October instead of blooming like the flowers in May, you may be in a relatinoship with a "seasonal dater." Heather shares all the tell-tale signs so you can date smarter.

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Topic: Fitness & Nutrition, Wellness

Rethink Your Relationship with the Bathroom Scale

Rethink Your Relationship with the Bathroom Scale

If you weigh yourself every day, you’ve noticed that your weight fluctuates from one day to the next. No, your bathroom scale’s not broken. Virtua dietitian Jennifer Cokl explains where those mysterious pounds come from and encourages you to rethink your relationship with your bathroom scale.

Topic: Wellness, Fitness & Nutrition

4 Ways to Prevent Back Pain

4 Ways to Prevent Back Pain

Don’t let back pain keep you from doing what you love. Learn proper lifting techniques and 3 other ways that you can prevent back pain from James Weathers, center director at Virtua Center for HealthFitness.

Topic: Wellness

Different Kinds of Questions for a Different Kind of Medicine

Different Kinds of Questions for a Different Kind of Medicine

When you go to the doctor, you expect to answer questions about your personal and family health history. But you may not expect to answer questions about your coffee- and tea-drinking habits. Find out why Dr. Polina Karmazin, Virtua Integrative Medicine director, wants to know.

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