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What's Going Around - 3/21

Posted: 03/21/2011 - Every Monday, you can find out what's going around. We're checking in with Martha Jefferson medical offices throughout Central Virginia to find out what illnesses are passing through your community and how you can treat them.

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What's Going Around - 3/14

Posted: 03/14/2011 - Every Monday, you can find out what's going around. We're checking in with Martha Jefferson medical offices throughout Central Virginia to find out what illnesses are passing through your community and how to treat them.

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What's Going Around - 3/7

Posted: 03/07/2011 - Every Monday, you can find out what's going around. We're checking in with Martha Jefferson medical offices throughout Central Virginia to find out what illnesses are passing through your community and how to treat them.

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Healthwise: Realistic Resolutions

Updated: 12/29/2010 - It's time for New Year's Resolutions, but the problem is many typically fall off the bandwagon in a matter of weeks. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell details how to keep the resolution going throughout the new year.

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Healthwise: Revolution Health Center

Updated: 12/22/2010 - If you're sick and have tried a variety of medicines and doctors with few results, don't throw in the towel just yet. There may be another option. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell visits Revolution Health Center for a look at alternative medical treatments.

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Healthwise: Diagnosing a Disease

Updated: 10/20/2010 - Individuals who work in the pathology lab are sort of like the doctors behind the doctors. They give physicians information needed to make a diagnosis. In this week's Healthwise segment, we go behind the scenes at Martha Jefferson's pathology lab.

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Healthwise: Blood Clots

Updated: 08/04/2010 - The United States Surgeon General is calling blood clots a national crisis. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Cheryn Stone discovered what actions doctors are taking to prevent the disease.

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FDA Approves New Flu Vaccine for 2010

Posted: 08/02/2010 - Fighting off the flu in 2010 may be a bit easier than in 2009 thanks to a newly approved vaccine from the Food and Drug Administration. Health officials say it will protect against several strains of the virus.

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Healthwise: Ankle Fusion

Updated: 07/28/2010 - Most of us have dealt with a sprained ankle at some point in our lives. It's inconvenient and painful. Now, Martha Jefferson Hospital has a new fusion procedure to help patients who feel constant pain from ankle injuries.

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Health Officials Report Increase in Animal Rabies

Updated: 07/28/2010 - The Thomas Jefferson Health District (TJHD) says the number of animals positively confirmed with rabies in our area has increased 67% over the same time period last year.

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Martha Jefferson's Kitchen Makeover

Updated: 07/26/2010 - Martha Jefferson Hospital isn't just sprucing up its operating rooms in the new hospital. The kitchen will also receive a makeover. Officials say it will change your notion of "hospital food."

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Healthwise: High Praise from Patients

Updated: 07/21/2010 - At Martha Jefferson Hospital, they're working to make sure they do right by the patients, and a new state-wide survey ranks Martha Jefferson Hospital third in overall patient satisfaction.

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UVa Volunteers Hit the Road on Mobile Medical Clinic

Updated: 07/22/2010 - University of Virginia volunteer nurses packed supplies into a giant truck Wednesday as they prepared to hit the road and take part in one of the largest mobile medical clinics in Virginia.

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Da Vinci Robot Performs Surgery at UVa

Updated: 07/16/2010 - Surgeons at the University of Virginia Medical Center just received the latest version of the Da Vinci Robot. CBS19's Bianca Spinosa got to join doctors in the operating room for the first procedure with the new medical companion.

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Healthwise: Diagnosing Genetic Diseases

Updated: 07/08/2010 - Couples expecting a baby can only hope that the child will be born healthy, but what's happening in a dark lab at Martha Jefferson Hospital is helping increase those chances. Cheryn Stone introduces us to a procedure that helps prevent life threatening injuries in newborns.

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MJH Uses Space-saving, Radiation-blocking Construction Materials

Updated: 06/21/2010 - Crews working at the site of the new Martha Jefferson Hospital are using special ledite blocks for the new oncology radiation center. The blocks are created with a mix of concrete and heavy metal to keep radiation from getting where it shouldn't, and they also serve as space savers.

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Va. Responds to Motion to Dismiss Health Care Suit

Posted: 06/08/2010 - Virginia on Monday disputed the Obama administration's claim that the state lacks standing to challenge the new federal health care reform law, saying federal officials are wrong in contending that the law is within the scope of the Constitution's Commerce Clause.

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Study: Sleep Patterns Directly Affect Athletes' Performance

Updated: 06/08/2010 - With the University of Virginia's baseball team in the spotlight, many people are talking about baseball right now. A doctor from the Martha Jefferson Sleep Medicine Center released results of a study that say players' performances are directly affected by how well and when they sleep.

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