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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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Healthwise: Sim-Man

Updated: 01/04/2012 - A new tool at the Martha Jefferson Hospital is giving health care workers a new kind of hands-on learning. For this week's segment of Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell highlights Martha Jefferson Hospital's new Clinical Simulation Learning Center and shows how it is using high-tech mannequins to teach new lessons.

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Healthwise: Lab Analyzer

Updated: 10/20/2011 - Inside the new Martha Jefferson hospital sits a new machine. It is helping staff save time, offers faster results and is more efficient when testing a patient's blood. It's the lab analyzer.

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Healthwise: The New Afton Family Medicine

Updated: 10/12/2011 - After more than 50 years, patients at Afton Family Medicine will be visiting a brand new medical office to receive treatment. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, Stephanie Satchell takes a look at the new building that opened this month.

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Healthwise: Winter Workouts

Updated: 10/05/2011 - Summer may be over, but you can still exercise outdoors. In this week's segment of Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell explains what people in the Charlottesville area can do to prepare for a safe fall and winter workout.

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Healthwise: LifeNet

Updated: 09/29/2011 - Doctors at Martha Jefferson Hospital are now able to start treating their patients before they actually get to the hospital. In this week's Healthwise segment, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell highlights a new device that can help ER doctors track a patient's heart condition from the ambulance.

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Healthwise: Diabetes Education

Updated: 09/22/2011 - There are millions of diabetes cases across the United States. In Charlottesville more than 50 percent of those who are living with the disease are not getting the proper health education. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell explains how just a little education can go a long way.

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Healthwise: Eczema

Updated: 09/14/2011 - Fall is right around the corner, and with a new season and cooler temperatures you could be at more of a risk for Eczema. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell shows you what to do to keep your skin healthy.

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Healthwise: VNUS Closure

Updated: 09/07/2011 - There's a new treatment for a common problem. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell has a look at the VNUS procedure to remove unsightly varicose veins.

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Healthwise: MRI Comfort

Updated: 09/01/2011 - As Martha Jefferson Hospital gets settled into its new home on Pantops, doctors are getting excited about the new technology and what it offers. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise Report, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell explains why a new MRI Scanner is helping patients get better images.

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