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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - March 7

Updated: 01/25/2012 - Stephanie Keppich from Martha Jefferson Hospital came to the studio to talk about the 11th Annual Martha Jefferson 8K Run and 4K Walk.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - February 28

Updated: 05/30/2007 - Continuing our focus on heart health, this week's segment is in regards to women. Recently, the American Heart Association set new guidelines that urged women to think about taking aspirin daily. To help explain this, our weekly guest was Cardiologist Dr. Christina Bove from Martha Jefferson Hospital.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - February 21

Updated: 05/30/2007 - Everyone woman needs to know about heart disease--it is the number one killer of women in America, with 1 in 4 women dying of it. Cardiologist Dr. Anna Baer of Martha Jefferson Hospital came to the studio to explain why awareness is so important.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - February 14

Updated: 05/30/2007 - When it comes to coronary heart disease, most individuals don't show any evidence for decades. The disease tends to progress significantly before the first onset of symptoms, which is often a sudden heart attack. Doctors Colt Peyton and Jonathon Ciambotti came to the studio to explain more about a procedure that may help diagnose this disease earlier.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - February 7

Updated: 05/30/2007 - Each year more than 30,000 children in the United States are born with Congenital Heart Disease, which can have a big impact on the child and the family. Dr. Bill Hammill is a Pediatric Cardiologist at Martha Jefferson Hospital, and he came to the studio to explain this disease and how to treat it as well as prevent it.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - January 31

Posted: 02/01/2007 - Almost everyone has experienced some kind of pain in their shoulder at some point or another. Another common form of pain is within the ankle. Dr. William Grant from Martha Jefferson Hospital came to the studio to explain what doctors like him can do to help.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - January 24

Updated: 01/30/2007 - Dr. David Whitmer allowed cameras into his own environment to explain a little more about joint replacement surgery this week.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - January 17

Posted: 01/28/2007 - More and more younger people are finding themselves in pain and in need of joint replacement surgery. Dr. T.L. Schildwachter from Martha Jefferson Hospital came to the studio to explain these situations.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - January 10

Updated: 01/25/2012 - Martha Jefferson Hospital recently received a prestigious honor. The award is given to recognize the high standards of quality of care for patients, as well as nursing leadership and professional models of care. Dr. Michael Ashby from Martha Jefferson came to the studio to explain the award.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - January 3

Posted: 01/11/2007 - It is estimated that 435,000 Americans get a hip or knee replaced each year. Your joints can become damaged by injury, arthritis, or simply years of use, which can cause pain, stiffness, or swelling. Dr. John Hall from Martha Jefferson Hospital came to the studio to talk about joint replacements, and Martha Jefferson's program called the Joint Camp.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - December 27

Updated: 01/25/2012 - Physical Therapist Raymond Moreland explained what the difference between a headache and a migraine, and when a physical therapist can help.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - December 20

Updated: 05/30/2007 - Childbirth classes help teach new parents about future labor and birth. Betsy Collins with Martha Jefferson Collins explained why these classes and so many other birth medications and processes are so popular and so important to so many people.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - December 13

Updated: 05/30/2007 - World AIDS Day was earlier this month on December 1st. Martha Jefferson Hospital used this as an opportunity to inform the community more about the disease. Dr. Bruce Clemons discussed their next step, which is screening for the HIV virus as a form of prevention.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - December 6

Updated: 05/30/2007 - Cosmetic dermatology has been an important part of the dermatology field for years. Dr. Anna Magee came to the studio to explain some of the procedures that can be done, and what the dangers are.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - November 29

Updated: 05/30/2007 - Suzanne Celentano is the Head of the Maternity Care Coordination Program at Martha Jefferson Hospital, which helps moms and babies post-partum. She joined the studio to talk a bit more about what it is really like for first-time moms in the beginning.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - November 22

Updated: 05/30/2007 - The Holiday season runs from late November to Christmas Eve, and amidst these holidays comes a lot of unhealthy food. Rita Smith with Martha Jefferson Hospital joined the studio to give some tips on healthy holiday eating.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - November 15

Updated: 05/30/2007 - The Great American Smoke-Out kicked off on Wednesday in Charlottesville. Dr. Alexander Schult joined the studio to explain more about what the Smoke-Out is all about.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - November 8

Updated: 05/30/2007 - November is American Diabetes Month, a time to learn more about the disease. Dr. Christopher Zitnay from the Martha Jefferson hospital talked about the startling statistics of diabetes and obesity, and as well as the illness itself.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - November 1

Updated: 05/30/2007 - Flu season is right around the corner, and Dr. Richard Brantley came to the studio to talk about flu shots and other ways to prevent yourself from getting the flu.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - October 25

Updated: 01/25/2012 - This week, Dr. Victoria Vastine of Martha Jefferson Hospital explained what life is like after breast cancer, specifically reconstructive surgery.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - October 18

Updated: 01/25/2012 - In order to continue our Breast Month Awareness, Dr. John Jones from Martha Jefferson Hospital spoke about what surgical options are available for those with breast cancer.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - October 11

Updated: 01/25/2012 - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Sylvia Hendrix of Martha Jefferson joined HealthWise this week to explain more about the identification and treatment of breast cancer.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - September 27

Updated: 05/30/2007 - Martha Jefferson's Dr. Rob Trundle joined HealthWise to discuss All-Terrain Vehicles, and the dangers associated with them, especially for younger users.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise - September 20

Updated: 05/30/2007 - Dr. Vito Perriello from Martha Jefferson Hospital joined HealthWise this week to explain more about ADHD in honor of National ADHD Day.

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