Virtua ER Medical Directors Urge You Not to Delay Emergency Care
They share the importance of seeking immediate care when needed and explain important precautions ERs are taking to ensure your safety in light of COVID-19.
A Cardiologist’s Advice on Heart-Saving Emergency Cardiac Care
Doctors have found that patients don’t want to be a “bother" or feel embarrassed about a false alarm. Here's why you shouldn't ignore even small symptoms.
How to Avoid Hand Injuries During Lawn and Garden Care
Lawn and garden work commonly cause hand injuries. These simple precautions can help you avoid injuries and enjoy your lawn mowing and gardening safely.
5 Stretches to Relieve Back Pain While Working at Home
Virtua Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation staff encourage you to take short breaks and do these standing stretches for your back and lower body.
Shawn Is Alive and Cancer-Free Because of a Colonoscopy
Shawn's tumor wasn't discovered until he had his first colonoscopy—a full year after his doctor had advised him to schedule it. He shares his story.
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.