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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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Healthwise: High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease

Updated: 01/26/2012 - Having a high blood pressure could lead to other medical problems. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report CBS19's Stephanie Satchell explains the link between hypertension and kidney disease.

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Healthwise: Shoulder Treatment

Updated: 01/19/2012 - Martha Jefferson Hospital is expanding its services with the addition of a new orthopedic surgeon, specializing in shoulders.

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Healthwise: Blood Cancer

Posted: 01/12/2012 - In this week's Healthwise segment, we speak to the newest member of the Phillips Cancer Center at Martha Jefferson Hospital.

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Healthwise: New Imaging Services

Updated: 01/04/2012 - New technology is helping patients at Spring Creek Family Medicine get results much quicker. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, we explain why new imaging services in Zion Crossroads are proving to be a win-win for patients and doctors.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: New Executive Chef

Updated: 01/04/2012 - Martha Jefferson Hospital is shaking up things in the kitchen. They recently hired a new executive chef who is revamping the menu for patients and guests. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report CBS19's Stephanie Satchell has more on the new dining options and how dishes are playing a role in treatment for patients.

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Healthwise: Video Sign Language

Updated: 01/04/2012 - Doctors and nurses in Charlottesville are finding new ways to communicate with hearing impaired patients. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell highlights how patients are better understanding and receiving treatment with the click of a mouse.

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Healthwise: Dealing with Matters of the Heart

Updated: 01/04/2012 - Checking for heart problems like blocked arteries could start in your wrist. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, Stephanie Satchell looks at alternatives to Cardiac Catheterization.

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Healthwise: Winter Weather Allergies

Updated: 01/04/2012 - The temperatures are dropping and you may be spending less time outdoors, but just because you are inside doesn't mean your allergies will disappear. For this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report CBS19's Stephanie Satchell explains why you may still need to plan a trip to see your allergist in colder months.

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Healthwise: Sleep Sack

Updated: 11/23/2011 - The nursery at Martha Jefferson Hospital is behind a new initiative to keep babies safe while they sleep. In this week’s Martha Jefferson Healthwise, we introduce a new baby item parents will get when they leave the hospital and examine how it can prevent a potentially dangerous situation.

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Healthwise: The Healing Power of Art

Updated: 01/04/2012 - For this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell spotlights the healing power of art.

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Healthwise: Seasonal Depression

Updated: 01/04/2012 - It has been almost one week since clocks were set back one hour. Now doctors in Charlottesville say you could experience seasonal depression due to the time change. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell explains why your mood could change with the clock.

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Heathwise: Stroke Honor Roll

Updated: 11/03/2011 - The treatment and care of those inside the Martha Jefferson Hospital is making the grade. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise Report, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell explains why the new hospital has made the Stroke Honor Roll.

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