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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Knee and Ankle Injuries

Updated: 09/25/2014 - The start of the school year also means the start of different sports seasons. Dr. Margo Gill, a physician at Forest Lakes Family Medicine, says the most common sports injuries in kids involve knees and ankles.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Leadership Program for Doctors

Updated: 09/10/2014 - A new course at the Hospital is teaching physicians leadership skills. They're learning how to manage teams, run meetings, manage conflict and learning their management styles through self-assessments.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Cardiology Team Wins Platinum

Posted: 09/02/2014 - After years and years of streamlining and fine-tuning, the cardiology team at Martha Jefferson has been given the platinum award, which is the highest award possible from the American College of Cardiology.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Hand Injuries

Updated: 08/21/2014 - The most common way people get an injury to their hand is by cutting themselves with something sharp like a knife or broken glass.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Gastric Sleeve

Updated: 08/13/2014 - Some people opt for weight loss or bariatric surgery when diet or exercise don't produce the results they're looking for, but now there's a new weight loss procedure offered at Martha Jefferson Hospital. It's called the gastric sleeve.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Laser Enucleation

Updated: 08/06/2014 - Martha Jefferson Hospital is offering a new solution for men suffering from symptoms of an enlarged prostate. The procedure is called laser enucleation and Martha Jefferson is the only facility in Central Virginia offering the fix.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Outpatient Pharmacy

Updated: 06/04/2014 - The Martha Jefferson Hospital pharmacy is located in the gift shop in the hospital and is open to discharged patients, cancer center patients, E.R. patients and patients that are there for an appointment with a specialist.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Cardiac Counselor

Updated: 05/21/2014 - If certain heart conditions run in your family, it may be time to talk to a cardiac genetic counselor. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, we found out more about testing being offered at the hospital to find out your risk for structural cardiac issues.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Stroke Awareness Month

Updated: 05/14/2014 - May is Stroke Awareness Month and one area woman is sharing her story with the hopes that it will help someone else get the care they need quickly and possibly save a life.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Patient Portal

Updated: 04/30/2014 - Martha Jefferson Hospital wants to help patients keep better track of their medical records. Patients will now have the option to look at their records online on a secure site.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Blood Bank

Updated: 04/24/2014 - In our Martha Jefferson Healthwise report, it's Lab Professionals Week which is a time to recognize those who work in the lab. This week, we're taking a look at the blood bank at the hospital and the role it plays in a patient's healthcare.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Caring Safely

Updated: 04/03/2014 - Martha Jefferson Hospital is rolling out a new safety initiative called Caring Safely, and it involves everyone who works at the hospital.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Celebration of Life

Updated: 03/19/2014 - Martha Jefferson Hospital is calling all cancer survivors. The hospital is inviting survivors, their families and caregivers to come out to the Celebration of Life.

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