Martha Jefferson Healthwise
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Martha Jefferson Healthwise--May 2nd
Last Updated: 12:37 PM 01/25/12 - Dr. Brett Krasner, a Martha Jefferson dermatologist, talks about practical aspects of sun protection, one good way of avoiding skin cancer. (Full Story)
Martha Jefferson Healthwise--April 26th
Last Updated: 4:29 PM 04/27/07 - Loss of hand motion can prove to be a bane for the smallest of common day activity. Hand Therapist Pat Stevens explains how to build strength and increase range of motion for hand injuries. (Full Story)
Martha Jefferson Healthwise--April 18th
Last Updated: 12:38 PM 01/25/12 - Thousands of Central Virginian’s have been suffering the last few weeks as mother nature has unleashed her version of chemical warfare. Pollen is wreaking havoc on springtime allergies. (Full Story)
Martha Jefferson Healthwise--April 11th
Last Updated: 7:49 AM 05/30/07 - HPV or Human Papilloma Virus has been in the news lately. Twenty million people are currently infected with this sexually transmitted disease. In fact, Governor Tim Kaine passed a law in late March requiring every rising sixth grade girl in the state to be vaccinated with Gardasil, a relatively new immunization that protects against the disease. (Full Story)
Martha Jefferson HealthWise - April 4th
Last Updated: 7:48 AM 05/30/07 - HPV vaccine for women for Herpes Virus Simplex one and two have had a breakthrough. Dr. Gwendolyn Kelly explains how women can avoid these two types of sexually transmitted diseases by taking this vaccine. (Full Story)
Martha Jefferson HealthWise - December 20
Last Updated: 7:33 AM 05/30/07 - Childbirth classes help teach new parents about future labor and birth. Betsy Collins with Martha Jefferson Collins explained why these classes and so many other birth medications and processes are so popular and so important to so many people. (Full Story)
Find A DoctorDon’t wait until your family needs a doctor to find one. Martha Jefferson Hospital has more than 300 affiliated physicians representing more than 35 specialties. Click Here to find one that matches your needs.
MJH ResourcesAdvance Directives:
Martha Jefferson Hospital supports your right to make decisions about your future medical care. We want to know your wishes so we can provide the care you desire. We never know when an accident or serious illness will leave us incapable of making our own health care decisions. For peace of mind, it is important to think about and talk about your values and wishes for medical care and to put those wishes in writing. Download the Advance Directives form by clicking here.
MJH Calendar of Events:
Each quarter Martha Jefferson Hospital holds more than 75 informational classes focusing on everyday health, help for diabetes, women’s health, and family centered maternity care. We also have free support groups to help new mothers, patients and families affected by cancer and those struggling to get a good night’s sleep. The calendar is searchable by week, month and year or by keyword. Click Here to find a class to help you. If you don’t see a class that meets your health needs call Health Connection at 434-654-7009 or toll free 1-888-652-6663 and ask to see if you qualify for a free consultation with a community health specialist.
Register for classes, find a doctor and learn about our community education programs and health screenings by calling 434-654-7009 or toll free 1-888-652-6663.