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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.Read More
Martin weighed over 400 pounds and suffered a heart attack. He discovered Virtua's Weight-Loss Counseling and got his life back on track.Watch Video
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.Read More
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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.Read More
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+.Read More
Respiratory disease makes every breath a difficult challenge – even more difficult than the effort it takes to quit smoking.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Functional fitness workouts help you perform everyday activities more easily. They're especially helpful for maintaining range of motion as you age.Watch Video
A trainer at the Virtua Fitness Center explains the power of the swimming pool for a great workout.Watch Video
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More
Not all over-the-counter pain relievers are created equal. Some may be better for headaches, while others are better for achy backs.Read More
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.Read More
Designed to aid both women and men, Exuberan balances testosterone and estrogen, which helps regulate how people feel.Read More
The percentage of Americans age 65 and older with diabetes remains high, at 25.9%, or 11.8 million seniors (diagnosed and undiagnosed).
Don't let knee pain keep you from doing the things you love. Use these three practical tips to prevent injury.Read More
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.Watch Video
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.Read More
Manage your osteoarthritis symptoms and take steps to feel better with these suggestions from a Virtua rheumatologist.Read More
Make sense out of the revised guidelines for prescribing cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. Here’s what you need to know.Read More
A Virtua cardiologist examines the link between weak kidneys and heart disease. If you have kidney problems, you must watch this video.Watch Video
For people who have had a heart attack, cardiac rehabilitation delivers the experts, exercises, motivation and support needed to be healthy again.Read More
A high blood pressure diagnosis often comes with daily prescription medications. But for some, improvements in diet and exercise ALONE could change that.Watch Video
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.Watch Video
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
Dr. Tarun Kapoor, hospitalist and Senior Medical Director of Virtua Medical Group, explains what might be the cause of slurred or garbled speech.Watch Video
Our free 5-minute risk assessment provides personalized information to help identify risks that may lead to the development of lung cancer. You’ll receive a private report about health risks and recommendations to connect for care.