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Replacing Pills With Pins to Treat Allergies

Updated: 01/21/2012 - With pollen levels and allergy season at a fever pitch, many people are searching for any form of relief. While some try a list of products from the drug store, others just tough it out. However, as CBS19's Bailey Disselkoen discovered, there may be another option.

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What's Going Around - 5/9

Updated: 05/09/2011 - Every week we keep an eye on illnesses and medical trends passing through the community. This week we're focusing on lower back pain. As temperatures warm up outside, more people will be doing yard work and gardening, increasing the chance for a slipped disc.

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What's Going Around - 5/2

Updated: 05/02/2011 - In this week's What's Going Around, CBS19 is checking in with Dr. Theresa Rupp from Buckingham Family Physicians to find out what's going around Central Virginia.

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What's Going Around - 4/11

Posted: 04/11/2011 - From red, achy skin to deciding how much beauty is worth, we're telling you everything you need to know about common illnesses passing through Central Virginia.

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What's Going Around - 4/4

Updated: 04/04/2011 - From strep throat to an important reminder about biking, we're telling you everything you need to know about common illnesses passing through Central Virginia.

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What's Going Around - 3/28

Posted: 03/28/2011 - From Hay Fever to an important reminder about allergies, we're telling you everything you need to know about what's going around in Central Virginia.

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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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