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Healthwise: Training at the New Martha Jefferson Hospital

Updated: 08/10/2011 - With only a couple of weeks left until the new Martha Jefferson Hospital opens its doors, hospital officials are making sure everything is ready to go both on the inside and outside of the new facility. Inside the building officials are hard at work trying to make sure the 1,800 employees working in the new facility will be ready on opening day.

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Healthwise: Sleep Eating

Updated: 07/28/2011 - Sleep eating is a problem that impacts a significant amount of people in Charlottesville. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell finds out how the hospital's sleep center is reaching out to help sleep eaters.

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Healthwise: New Doctor in Town

Updated: 07/21/2011 - For this week's segment of Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell introduces a new doctor at the Pediatric Associates of Charlottesville.

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Healthwise: Toenail Fungus

Updated: 08/08/2011 - In this week's edition of Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell met with a Charlottesville podiatrist to discuss solutions to an unsightly problem.

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Healthwise: Keeping Your Cholesterol Level Healthy

Updated: 07/06/2011 - Medication called Zocor, or Simvastatin, is used to help patients regulate their cholesterol. Health officials warn that taking larger doses of the medicine could cause other health problems. For this week's segment of Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell examines the issue.

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Healthwise: Single Port Surgery

Updated: 06/29/2011 - Martha Jefferson Hospital is now offering more options when it comes to surgery. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell has a look at a new minimally invasive technique.

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Healthwise: Protecting Yourself from the Sun

Updated: 07/01/2011 - With the temperature rising outside, many people are spending more time in the sun which increases their risk for skin cancer. For this week's segment of Martha Jefferson Health wise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchel examines skin cancer and explains what you can do to protect yourself.

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Healthwise: Lyme Disease

Updated: 06/08/2011 - Achy muscles, headaches and fever might sound like symptoms brought on by flu, but they're also a few of the most common for Lyme disease. In this week's Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell takes a look at what Lyme disease is and how you can prevent it.

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Healthwise: Patient Satisfaction Survey

Updated: 06/02/2011 - The National H.C.A.H.P. Survey, which measures the satisfaction of medicare patients, recently gave the Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville a noteworthy rating.

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Healthwise: Stroke Awareness Month

Updated: 07/01/2011 - May is Stroke Awareness month and those at Martha Jefferson hospital are encouraging people to pay attention to warning signs. Doctors say it could mean the difference between life and death.

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Healthwise: Education Center

Updated: 07/01/2011 - For this week's segment of Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell explores the hospital's new Education Center. The building is located near the hospital's new location on Pantops.

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Healthwise: Stroke Education

Updated: 05/12/2011 - Sherry Cliften, is a dietary aid at the Martha Jefferson Hospital. Normally she checks in with patients to find out what they ate throughout the day. However, a few months ago she did more than just enter a menu in a computer, she helped to save a patient who was suffering from a stroke.

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Healthwise: Life After Cancer

Updated: 05/12/2011 - Cancer survivor Donna Southard is turning her dreams into a reality from obtaining an associate degrees to skydiving. Southard was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2008 and went to the Martha Jefferson Cancer Team for treatment. She says the team is the reason she has been able to accomplish her goals.

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Healthwise: Lab Week

Updated: 05/12/2011 - Throughout the week, Martha Jefferson Hospital is celebrating Lab Week. The staff works to recognize those behind the scenes at the hospital. For this week's segment of Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell highlights the hospital's laboratory and those who work inside.

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Healthwise: Parenting Phone Applications

Updated: 05/12/2011 - For this week's segment of Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell learns just how beneficial a medical phone application can be for new parents.

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Healthwise: Exercise Programs

Updated: 05/12/2011 - Exercising again can be difficult after a long winter of staying indoors. For this week's segment Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CSB19's Stephanie Satchell highlights the best way to get back in the habit of working out.

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Healthwise: Clinical Depression

Updated: 04/06/2011 - In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell took a closer look at what causes clinical depression and how it can be treated.

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Healthwise: Colonoscopy Program

Updated: 03/30/2011 - Martha Jefferson Hospital's outreach program is helping nearly one dozen Charlottesville men who are considered 'at risk' for colon cancer receive a free colonoscopy on Thursday.

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Healthwise: Celebration of Life 2011

Updated: 03/23/2011 - The Celebration of Life 2011 provides an opportunity for cancer survivors and those living with the disease to come together and have fun. The event will take place Sunday, March 27 at the Martha Jefferson Outpatient Care Center on Pantops.

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Healthwise: Allergy Season

Updated: 03/16/2011 - It's allergy season. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Ruth Showalter breaks out the tissues and shows you how to get your allergies under control.

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Healthwise: Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation 8K Run & 4K Walk

Updated: 03/09/2011 - Folks in Charlottesville are hitting the pavement to raise money. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell looks ahead to the 15th annual 8K run/ 4K walk. She's also checking in with the the oldest man running the race.

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Healthwise: Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Updated: 03/02/2011 - March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Doctors at Martha Jefferson Hospital are spreading the word and hoping to get people to pay more attention to their colon health.

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Healthwise: Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Posted: 02/23/2011 - In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell highlights the work of an unique physical therapist hoping to make life much easier for one person living in a world of darkness.

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Healthwise: MRI Compatible Pacemakers

Updated: 02/16/2011 - A new device is changing the way patients receive care. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell tells us about a new pacemaker that's allowing patients to manage their cardiac problems and employ MRI imaging.

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