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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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Immunization Rates on the Rise in Virginia

Updated: 09/07/2011 - New state-by-state survey data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that due to parents' and providers' efforts, immunization rates for children and adolescents in Virginia have significantly improved for most vaccines.

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What's Going Around - Hip Fractures

Updated: 09/05/2011 - Doctor John Edwards from Martha Jefferson Hospital reports seeing an increase in the number of hip fractures in Central Virginia.

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What's Going Around - Food Allergies

Posted: 08/29/2011 - As kids head back to school, doctors in Central Virginia have a warning about a potential danger in the school cafeteria.

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National Alzheimer's Plan Discussed Locally

Updated: 08/25/2011 - The Central and Western Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association held a public input session Thursday to hear views and perspectives on what a National Alzheimer's Plan should include.

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Healthwise: Diabetes Education Course

Updated: 08/24/2011 - It's a time for diabetes patients in Charlottesville to come and learn everything they need to know about managing the disease. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell has a look at a new diabetes education course.

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What's Going Around: Influenza

Updated: 08/22/2011 - Dr. Michael Sty of Spring Creek Family Medicine says influenza is going around right now, but there are things you can do to prevent it.

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Virginia Sees Drastic Rise in Whooping Cough Cases

Posted: 08/15/2011 - Officials are urging parents to get their children vaccinated for whooping cough before the start of school. There had been 189 cases of whooping cough statewide as of June 30, compared to 87 cases during the same period in 2010.

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What's Going Around - Sunburn

Updated: 08/15/2011 - In this week's What's Going Around, we're talking about a painful skin problem. Dr. Lindsay Friesen of Blue Ridge Internal Medicine and she says she's treating several patients for sunburn.

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What's Going Around - July 25

Updated: 07/25/2011 - In this week's What's Going Around we're talking about itchy skin rashes. CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is tracking what medical condition is passing through Central Virginia this week.

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Martha Jefferson Awarded Magnet Status

Updated: 07/22/2011 - Martha Jefferson Hospital has been re-designated as a Magnet facility, the highest award for nursing excellence worldwide.

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