Is Your Heart Age Older Than You? Virtua Health Explains.
You can calculate your “heart age” by tallying up your risk factors for heart attack and stroke. It shows the years of strain you've added to your heart.
Virtua Answers: What’s Causing That Pop When You Bend Your Finger?
You don’t need to shoot a gun to get trigger finger. This hand condition affects all kinds of people, and is easily treated. The Virtua Health Experts explain.
Virtua Personal Story: Better on the Other Side of Back Pain
For over two decades, 42-year-old Tom Mitchel of Marlton, NJ, dealt with reoccurring back pain. Here's how he resolved it.
A Lung Cancer Screening Could Save Your Life. See If You’re Eligible.
Studies show that only about 5 percent of eligible people—including current and former heavy smokers—are taking advantage of this life-saving test.
Ref Who Made Wrestler Cut Dreadlocks Banned 2 Years
A New Jersey high school referee who forced a wrestler to cut his dreadlocks to compete in a match has been suspended for two years.
Could Heartburn or Gallstones Be Causing You Pain After Eating?
When the digestive system isn’t working well, painful issues can arise after you eat. A Virtua gastroenterologist discusses when it's time to see a doctor.
Is Your Medication Boosting Your Risk for a Painful Sunburn?
You can keep skin healthy—and avoid painful reactions—by knowing what medications and products increase sun sensitivity. The experts at Virtua share advice.
Protect Yourself and Your Family from Ticks and Lyme Disease
Dr. Jennifer Kraus, an infectious disease specialist at Virtua, offers some important information about avoiding the dangers of ticks.
How to Help Your Child Avoid Overuse Injuries in Youth Sports
Youth sports are becoming more intense and competitive, so it's important for parents and coaches to set healthy limits to prevent injuries.
Could Your Young Baseball Player Have Little League Elbow?
It's most common among baseball pitchers between ages 11 to 13, but it also can affect other young athletes. Here's what your family needs to know.