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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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Healthwise: Patients Find Comfort at "Something Special Shop"

Updated: 06/02/2010 - Martha Jefferson Hospital is teaming up with a local shop to help provide cancer patients with the tools they'll need after the cancer is gone. In this week's Healthwise segment, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell tours the "Something Special Shop."

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Healthwise: Stroke Prevention

Updated: 05/27/2010 - The third leading cause of death in the United States is stroke, and May is Stroke Awareness Month. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Cheryn Stone reports strokes are preventable, and acting quickly can be the difference between life and death.

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Healthwise: Changes in Patient Care

Updated: 05/19/2010 - When Health Care Reform takes full effect, it may change how patients are cared for by health care providers. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, CBS19's Cheryn Stone details how Martha Jefferson Hospital is preparing for the tough transition.

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Healthwise: Online Medical Records

Updated: 05/12/2010 - The recently passed Health Care Reform legislation includes a shift from a paper-based to an electronic medical care setting. In this week's Healthwise, CBS19's Cheryn Stone details the high-tech reform happening at Martha Jefferson Hospital.

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Wii Aids in Physical Therapy at Martha Jefferson

Updated: 05/10/2010 - While playing video games sounds like fun to some people, for physical therapists at the Outpatient Care Center at Martha Jefferson Hospital, the Nintendo Wii is having a significant impact on how patients recover.

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Healthwise: Disposing Expired or Unwanted Medicines

Updated: 04/28/2010 - Do you have medication that's expired or unnecessary sitting in your cabinet? In this week's Healthwise, CBS19's Cheryn Stone details how an event at Martha Jefferson Hospital can help you get rid of that cabinet filler, while preserving the environment and saving lives.

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Healthwise: Finding A New Doctor

Updated: 04/21/2010 - Searching for a new doctor can be overwhelming. However, as CBS19's Laura Mammarella discovered, Martha Jefferson Hospital has a call center that can help you alleviate the stress and find a doctor.

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Healthwise: Advance Directive Health Care

Updated: 04/14/2010 - What happens in the hospital when you can no longer make choices about your own health care? It's a grim subject most people would rather not address. However, as Cheryn Stone found out in this week's Healthwise segment, it's never too early to start planning.

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Healthwise: Joint Replacement Classes

Updated: 04/07/2010 - The crippling pain of arthritis can literally stop some people in their tracks. However, joint replacement surgery offers a treatment for the pain. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, Cheryn Stone explains how the hospital prepares patients for life-changing treatment.

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