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Healthwise: Sterile Compounding

Updated: 07/18/2012 - In this week’s Healthwise segment, we take a look at a new sterile compounding around part of the pharmacy at Martha Jefferson Hospital where IVs are made.

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Healthwise: Newborn Heart Screening

Updated: 07/04/2012 - In this week’s Healthwise, we take a look at a new tool being offered at Martha Jefferson Hospital that could mean the difference between life and death for your newborn baby.

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Healthwise: New Mammography Laws

Updated: 06/27/2012 - In this week’s Healthwise segment, we take a look at a new legislation that could affect women with dense breast tissue.

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Healthwise: Heat Strokes and Dehydration

Updated: 06/20/2012 - In this week’s Healthwise segment, we focus on what you can do to keep yourself and family safe as the mercury inside the thermometer keeps rising.

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Healthwise: Cancer Support

Updated: 06/13/2012 - In this week’s Healthwise segment, we take a look at what friends and caregivers should do in helping a loved one diagnosed with cancer.

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Healthwise: Web-Based Data Tracking

Updated: 06/25/2012 - In this week’s Healthwise segment, we take a look at how the web is now being used to keep track of data on patient’s pacemakers and defibrillators.

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Healthwise: New Lung Procedure

Updated: 06/25/2012 - In this week's Healthwise segment, we take a look at a new lung procedure that's saving lives in Charlottesville.

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Healthwise: Medical Care Decisions

Updated: 05/30/2012 - In this week's Healthwise segment, we take a look into where to go when an emergency happens or you're just not feeling well.

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Healthwise: Weight Loss Surgery

Updated: 05/17/2012 - In this week's Healthwise segment, we take a look into weight loss surgeries and how to know which option is right for you.

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Healthwise: Skin Protection

Updated: 05/09/2012 - In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise segment, we take a look at the different signs of skin cancer and how to protect yourself when the temperatures start heating up.

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Healthwise: Joint Surgery Recovery

Updated: 05/02/2012 - In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise segment, we take a look at a new program that helps patients recover sooner after joint replacement surgery.

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Healthwise: Specimen Labs

Updated: 04/26/2012 - If you've ever had tests done at the hospital, you might have wondered if the tests are being done right, or at all. In this week's Healthwise segment, we go into the lab and follow the life of a specimen.

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Healthwise: Unwanted Medications

Updated: 04/18/2012 - Disposing of unwanted medication could potentially hurt the environment. To help with this issue, Martha Jefferson Hospital is holding a prescription drop-off Saturday, April 28.

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Healthwise: Hospital Art Tours

Posted: 04/11/2012 - A hospital may be an unlikely place to find art. However, in this week's Healthwise, we're telling you about a brand new art tour being offered at Martha Jefferson Hospital and how it's helping to heal patients.

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Healthwise: Lactation Corner

Posted: 04/04/2012 - Whether it's teaching new moms how to breastfeed or helping them find breast pumps, lactation consultants are trying to set them up with the resources they need. In this week's Healthwise report, we learned more about the Lactation Corner at Martha Jefferson Hospital.

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Healthwise: Rotator Cuff Injuries

Updated: 03/29/2012 - In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell takes a look at a common shoulder condition.

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Healthwise: Colonoscopy

Updated: 03/22/2012 - Doctors at Martha Jefferson Hospital are encouraging people to get a colonoscopy. With an endoscope and a screen physicians can find dangerous growth in colonoscopy.

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Healthwise: Treating ADHD Disorder

Updated: 03/15/2012 - In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell takes a look at the disorder ADHD and the warning signs you should watch out for.

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Healthwise: Martha Jefferson 8K Run, 4K Walk

Updated: 03/07/2012 - It's time to lace up your shoes and hit the streets in downtown Charlottesville. The 16th annual Martha Jefferson 8K takes place Saturday. As CBS19's Stephanie Satchell explains in this week's Healthwise segment, it's a chance to exercise and raise money for local health care.

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Healthwise: RapidArc Radiation

Updated: 02/29/2012 - In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell focuses on a new radiation cancer treatment.

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Healthwise: Music Therapy

Updated: 02/22/2012 - When it comes to treating an illness, sometimes the best medicine is not on a pharmacy shelf. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell explains how music therapy is helping to heal patients in Central Virginia.

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Healthwise: Cardiac Rehab

Updated: 02/16/2012 - Whether you're having bypass surgery, valve replacement or a stent put in your heart, care may not be over after leaving the operating room. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, we explain why some doctors are recommending cardiac rehab to help patients get back to normal.

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Healthwise: Spring Allergies

Updated: 02/08/2012 - The grass is no longer bright and green and there are not any leaves on the trees, however with a few warm days in January some plants are already blooming. Area doctors say that means it's time to start thinking about spring allergy season.

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Healthwise: Eating Disorders

Updated: 02/02/2012 - For this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell explores the dangers of eating disorders.

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