Men's Health: Ages 60 & Over

Healthy Eating

Seniors’ Guide to Healthy Eating

Seniors' Guide to Healthy Eating

Older adults face unique nutritional challenges. With these 6 tips, you and your family can make positive nutrition and lifestyle changes for health and longevity.

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Virtua Helped Me Lose 65 Pounds

Martin weighed over 400 pounds and suffered a heart attack. He discovered Virtua's Weight-Loss Counseling and got his life back on track.

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Fish vs. Fish Oil: Which Is Better?

Your body cannot produce omega-3 fatty acids so you must obtain them from food. Find out which is a better source: fish or fish oil.

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Sports Medicine

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Healthy Aging

7 Simple Tips to Focus on Healthy Aging

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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3 baby boomer health truths

3 Baby Boomer Health Truths

Baby boomers are living longer than their parents’ generation, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re healthier. Here’s what you need to know if you’re age 49+.

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Combat 5 Lung Diseases That Take Your Breath Away

Stop Smoking Today to Prevent 5 Dangerous Lung Diseases

Respiratory disease makes every breath a difficult challenge – even more difficult than the effort it takes to quit smoking.

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Get the Sleep of Your Dreams

Snoring is often a sign of sleep apnea, a condition that has been linked to serious, chronic health conditions. Find out how to get a better night’s sleep.

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Smart Care Decisions for Aging Parents

Faced with difficult decisions when caring for aging parents? Here are 6 types of care and 5 must-know insurance facts to help you make good decisions.

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Healthy Body

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This Functional Fitness Workout Makes Every Day Easier

Functional fitness workouts help you perform everyday activities more easily. They're especially helpful for maintaining range of motion as you age.

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Quick Tip: The Ultimate Exercise Machine

A trainer at the Virtua Fitness Center explains the power of the swimming pool for a great workout.

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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.

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5 Brilliant Boosts Your Brain Gets From Exercise - Virtua Article

5 Brilliant Boosts Your Brain Gets From Exercise

Breaking a sweat is great for your - BRAIN! Here are a few of the ways a trip to the gym or a nice brisk walk can nourish your mind as well as your body.

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Primary Care

Master 3 Men's Health Issues

Master 3 Men's Health Issues

Men are wired to work hard and provide for those around them. But, in doing so, it's possible to miss health issues that can stifle performance. Here's what to watch.

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Can you afford diabetes?

Understand the Physical and Financial Cost of Diabetes

The best way to avoid the steep cost of a diabetes diagnosis is to control your contributing risks through weight loss, healthy diet and more exercise.

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Could heartburn or gallstones be causing you pain after eating? - Virtua Article

Could Heartburn or Gallstones be Causing You Pain after Eating?

When the digestive system isn’t working well, issues can arise after you eat that cause pain and discomfort. Could heartburn or gallstones be causing your symptoms?

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Which Pain Reliever Is Right for You?

Not all over-the-counter pain relievers are created equal. Some may be better for headaches, while others are better for achy backs.

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Turn Your Head and Cough: The First Step in a Hernia Diagnosis - Virtua Article

Turn Your Head and Cough: The First Step in a Hernia Diagnosis

Hernia repair is one of the most common surgeries in the United States. To understand why, we provide answers to the top most-searched hernia questions.

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What are the benefits of testosterone and estrogen?

What Are the Benefits of Testosterone and Estrogen?

Designed to aid both women and men, Exuberan balances testosterone and estrogen, which helps regulate how people feel.

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Diabetes Fact

The percentage of Americans age 65 and older with diabetes remains high, at 25.9%, or 11.8 million seniors (diagnosed and undiagnosed).

- American Diabetes Association 

Joint Health

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3 Ways to Avoid Knee Pain

Don't let knee pain keep you from doing the things you love. Use these three practical tips to prevent injury.

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Knee Replacement: Back on the Court

Basketball official Barry Giordano spent a lot of nights running up and down the court with pain. After quad-sparing knee surgery, he was back on the court 10 weeks later.

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Are Your Cracking, Painful Joints Telling You Something?

Are Your Cracking, Painful Joints Telling You Something?

Over time, your muscles, bones, and joints wear down. Creaky knees and difficulty or pain when doing daily tasks are signs that might be the early symptoms of osteoarthritis.

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5 smart steps to manage osteoarthritis

5 Smart Steps to Manage Osteoarthritis

Manage your osteoarthritis symptoms and take steps to feel better with these suggestions from a Virtua rheumatologist.

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Heart Health


Essential Info About Statin Guidelines

Make sense out of the revised guidelines for prescribing cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. Here’s what you need to know.

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Weak Kidneys = Heart Disease

Weak Kidneys Can Lead to Heart Disease

A Virtua cardiologist examines the link between weak kidneys and heart disease. If you have kidney problems, you must watch this video.

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You CAN Be Healthy After a Heart Attack

You CAN Be Healthy After a Heart Attack

For people who have had a heart attack, cardiac rehabilitation delivers the experts, exercises, motivation and support needed to be healthy again.

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Can You Exercise Your Way Off High Blood Pressure Medication? - Virtua Article

Exercise Yourself Off of Blood Pressure Medication

A high blood pressure diagnosis often comes with daily prescription medications. But for some, improvements in diet and exercise ALONE could change that.

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Personal Story: Play It Again, Joe

Cardiac Rehab Experience

Joe went to Virtua's Health and Wellness Center in Washington Township for cardiac rehab. Now, his heart is strong enough to keep him playing the music he loves so dearly.

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Cardiac Fact

Cardiac Fact

High blood pressure, high LDL cholesterol, and smoking are key risk factors for heart disease. About half of Americans (49%) have at least one of these three risk factors.

- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brain Health

4 ways to prevent memory loss

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 age.

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What Causes a Stroke?

What Causes a Stroke?

Virtua neurologist Arun Kachroo, MD, discusses stroke warning signs and what causes them, and explains what you need to know to minimize your stroke risk.

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Slurred or Garbled Speech? What could it be?

Dr. Tarun Kapoor, hospitalist and Senior Medical Director of Virtua Medical Group, explains what might be the cause of slurred or garbled speech.

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