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Tuberculosis Rate Continues to Drop in Virginia

Posted: 03/22/2012 - The Virginia Department of Health Thursday announced that the tuberculosis (TB) rate in Virginia continues to decline. Between 2010 and 2011, the rate decreased 17.5 percent, which equates to 47 fewer cases.

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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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Flu Season Making Late Arrival in Virginia

Updated: 02/28/2012 - The flu season is making a late arrival to Virginia. State public health officials say the February start of the flu season is possibly the latest in a quarter-century.

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What's Going Around: Bronchitis

Updated: 04/05/2012 - If you have a bad cough, it may be more than just the common cold. In this week's What's Going Around, we're taking a closer look at bronchitis.

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What's Going Around - Strep Throat

Updated: 04/05/2012 - From eating to talking, having this medical condition could make some everyday activities pretty uncomfortable. In this week's What's Going Around, we're focusing on sore throats.

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What's Going Around: Colds

Updated: 04/05/2012 - From sprains and strains to the flu, we're keeping an eye on all the illnesses that are going around. In this week's What's Going Around, we're talking about colds.

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What's Going Around: Gastroenteritis

Updated: 04/05/2012 - It's a condition that's causing lots of stomach issues for patients young and old. In this week's What's Going Around we examine gastroenteritis.

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What's Going Around: Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Updated: 04/05/2012 - It's a virus that can be as mild as a cold in some patients and deadly in others. In this week's What's Going Around, Dr. Kathy Smyth explains what you need to know about Respiratory Syncytial Virus.

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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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What's Going Around: Acute Laryngitis

Updated: 12/12/2011 - If you're a little hoarse or have a sore throat you're not alone. In this week's What's Going Around, doctors in Fluvanna County are treating more patients for acute laryngitis.

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What's Going Around - Bruising

Updated: 11/21/2011 - From arthritis to the common cold, CBS19 is keeping an eye on the current illnesses passing through central Virginia. In this week's What's Going Around we're talking about bruising.

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What's Going Around: Seasonal Depression

Posted: 11/14/2011 - The time change and shorter days have some people crying the blues. In this week's What's Going Around, we take a look a why some people are suffering from seasonal depression.

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What's Going Around: Anxiety/PTSD

Posted: 11/07/2011 - The 5.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Louisa County in August is leaving behind more than just structural damage. In this week's What's Going Around, we take a look at the emotional impact it's having on some people in our area.

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What's Going Around: Strep Throat

Updated: 10/31/2011 - If you have a sore throat, you're not alone. Strep throat is taking its toll on many people in the central Virginia area right now, and it's the topic of this week's What's Going Around.

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What's Going Around - Elbow Tendonitis

Posted: 10/24/2011 - Elbow tendonitis, often called tennis elbow, is becoming a bigger and bigger problem as people begin raking leaves.

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What's Going Around - Whooping Cough

Updated: 10/17/2011 - It's a cough that just won't go away, and if left untreated in children under the age of one it can be fatal. In this week's What's Going Around, we're talking about pertussis or whopping cough.

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What's Going Around - Flu Shots

Updated: 10/03/2011 - Flu season is officially here so we're reminding everyone to get a flu shot in this week's What's Going Around.

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Doctors Warn Against Eating Wild Mushrooms

Posted: 09/27/2011 - Doctors at Georgetown University are warning against eating wild mushrooms after treating two men fell dangerously ill from toxic mushrooms in the last two weeks.

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What's Going Around: Hay Fever

Updated: 09/26/2011 - It's allergy time. That means it's time for itchy eyes and runny noses. In this week's What's Going Around, we're taking a look at hay fever.

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UVa Researchers Use Faster HIV Test

Updated: 09/23/2011 - A new blood test now available at the University of Virginia Health System’s Ryan White HIV Clinic provides a faster diagnosis of HIV.

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What's Going Around - Colds

Updated: 09/19/2011 - It's time to pick up a box of tissues and a few cough drops. A Greene County doctor is reporting an increase in the number of people with colds.

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2 Va. Students Diagnosed with Meningitis

Posted: 09/13/2011 - Two cases of meningitis have been confirmed in Caroline County. The Rappahannock Area Health District says one student has viral meningitis and the other has bacterial meningitis.

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What's Going Around - Strep Throat

Posted: 09/12/2011 - It's a pretty common illness and it's going through Palmyra. In this week's what's going around we're talking about strep throat.

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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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