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Martha Jefferson HealthWise--August 22nd

Updated: 08/23/2007 - The clothes, the classroom, the new teachers can create stress for some children as the change from “summer to “school” occurs.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise--August 8th

Updated: 08/09/2007 - Dr. von Elten talks about school physicals and what parents need to know as they get ready to send kids back to school.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise--June 27th

Updated: 01/25/2012 - Nearly one in three U.S. Adults have high blood pressure, and nearly one third of those people do not know they have it.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise--June 14th

Updated: 06/14/2007 - Chances are you've encountered a man who's unwilling to go the doctor. How do we get the men in our lives to get their health checked?

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise--June 6th

Updated: 06/07/2007 - Kids are out of school and that means summer fun and some summer injuries. Some unlucky parents might find themselves in the Emergency Room after little Kimmy breaks her arm. ER visits do go up during the summer months, Dr. Michael Baylor explains how parents can avoid such visits.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise--May 30th

Updated: 01/25/2012 - May is oncology nursing month, and more than 33 thousand registered nurses in the field of oncology will re-dedicate themselves.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise--May 9th

Updated: 01/25/2012 - Last week, we talked about the proper way to apply sunscreen and other ways to protect you skin from the sun's harmful rays. This week, we go into a specialized procedure to remove skin cancers.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise--May 2nd

Updated: 01/25/2012 - Dr. Brett Krasner, a Martha Jefferson dermatologist, talks about practical aspects of sun protection, one good way of avoiding skin cancer.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise--April 26th

Updated: 04/27/2007 - Loss of hand motion can prove to be a bane for the smallest of common day activity. Hand Therapist Pat Stevens explains how to build strength and increase range of motion for hand injuries.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise--April 18th

Updated: 01/25/2012 - Thousands of Central Virginian’s have been suffering the last few weeks as mother nature has unleashed her version of chemical warfare. Pollen is wreaking havoc on springtime allergies.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise--April 11th

Updated: 05/30/2007 - HPV or Human Papilloma Virus has been in the news lately. Twenty million people are currently infected with this sexually transmitted disease. In fact, Governor Tim Kaine passed a law in late March requiring every rising sixth grade girl in the state to be vaccinated with Gardasil, a relatively new immunization that protects against the disease.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - April 4th

Updated: 05/30/2007 - HPV vaccine for women for Herpes Virus Simplex one and two have had a breakthrough. Dr. Gwendolyn Kelly explains how women can avoid these two types of sexually transmitted diseases by taking this vaccine.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - March 28

Updated: 01/25/2012 - The American Cancer Society says at least half of the cancer patients in the U.S. could be prevented if Americans adopted healthier lifestyles. Amanda Harris of ACAC came to the studio to discuss Cancer Well-Fit, a new program designed to encourage these lifestyles.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - March 21

Updated: 01/25/2012 - The month of March is National Colo-Rectal Cancer Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to be proactive in saving the life of a loved one or yourself. This week's guest was Dr. Daniel Pambianco from Martha Jefferson Hospital. He is a Gastroenterologist, the first line of defense against colon cancer.

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