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Martha Jefferson Healthwise -- July 29th

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Dyslexia, a neurologically-based disorder affecting both children and adults, can interfere with language, reading, writing and basic learning skills. But what exactly is dyslexia?

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise -- July 22nd

Updated: 07/22/2009 - Many women are aware of the common symptoms of menopause - hot flashes, night sweats, forgetfulness, insomnia. Perhaps less focused on, however, is a longer term physical change that can occur during menopause - a weakening of the woman’s pelvic floor muscles.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise -- July 15th

Updated: 07/21/2009 - Swallowing is one of the most complex neuromuscular interactions in the human body; an activity we perform hundreds of times each day, often without thinking.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise -- July 8th

Updated: 07/21/2009 - For many women, strength training is an integral part of their fitness routine. Yet even with dozens of lunges, squats and curls, there is still a muscle group that many women overlook -especially after a pregnancy- the pelvic floor muscles.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise -- July 1st

Updated: 07/21/2009 - If children are late to talk or they are hard to understand, it could indicate a speech or language disorder. Joining us for Martha Jefferson Healthwise is speech-language pathologist Cindy Kyle with tips to gage whether your child’s speech development is on track.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise-- June 24th

Updated: 07/21/2009 - Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer found in American men. For many, surgery will be part of their treatment, with a common side effect of weakened pelvic muscles. Elizabeth Poole shares tips on how to strengthen pelvic muscles after prostate surgery.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise -- June 17th

Updated: 07/21/2009 - Over 50 million Americans have a condition known as pre-diabetes. Barbara Martin joins us to talk about the condition and how to maintain good health.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise--March 25th

Updated: 01/25/2012 - According to the Mayo Clinic, the birth of a baby can trigger a jumble of powerful emotions, from excitement and joy to fear and anxiety.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise--February 4th

Posted: 02/06/2009 - According to the National Center for Health Statistics, several hundred thousand hip and knee replacement surgeries take place in the United States every year.

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