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Healthwise: Electronic Tracking Board

Updated: 02/19/2010 - We're used to looking at TV monitors and taking direction from automated systems. Now, the thinking behind that technology is in use at Martha Jefferson Hospital. CBS19's Cheryn Stone found out how the system works to help patients and their families.

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Healthwise: Planetree Care

Updated: 02/19/2010 - Through the Planetree program at Martha Jefferson Hospital, staff carry the philosophy of patient-focused care, in which the focus is on the patient, not the diagnosis.

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Healthwise: Emergency Care Nursing Program

Updated: 01/21/2010 - In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, Cheryn Stone found out how a new program at the Charlottesville hospital prepares nurses for the front lines of emergency care.

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Healthwise: Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Katie Trahan

Updated: 01/14/2010 - Many people struggling with weight loss turn to Bariatric Surgery as a solution. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, Cheryn Stone spoke to one woman who is changing the experience for many patients.

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H1N1 Vaccine Clinic This Saturday

Posted: 01/05/2010 - The Thomas Jefferson Health District is sponsoring an H1N1 Flu Vaccine Clinic for the general public at Charlottesville High School on Saturday, January 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Moisturizer, Sunscreen Key to Keeping Skin Soft in the Winter

Posted: 01/04/2010 - When the temperatures drop, skin can get painfully dry. Doctors say the number one way to combat dry winter skin is to moisturize several times a day, especially after bathing. Also, remember sunscreen isn't just for summer.

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Healthwise: Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Updated: 01/03/2010 - Cancer patients in Charlottesville are getting improved treatment thanks to the radio. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, Cheryn Stone introduces a new state-of-the-art procedure that has nothing to do with A-M and F-M.

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Virginia Getting 700,000 More H1N1 Flu Vaccines

Posted: 12/22/2009 - The Virginia State Health Commissioner approved allocation of 700,000 doses of H1N1 vaccine. With this latest release of vaccine from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 3 million doses will have been sent to Virginia.

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Health Care Roundtable in Charlottesville

Updated: 12/18/2009 - One group pushing for health care reform say health care and small business make for a good combination. Small business owners, local leaders, and the group "Organizing for America" held a roundtable at Charlottesville City Hall Friday to discuss the issues at hand.

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House Leaders Pressure Webb, Warner on Health Bill

Posted: 12/17/2009 - The Republican speaker of Virginia's House of Delegates and its chief budget writer are pressuring Democrats senators Mark Warner and Jim Webb to oppose the Senate health reform bill.

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H1N1 Vaccines Available Locally Beginning Monday

Updated: 12/17/2009 - H1N1 vaccines will be available, by appointment only, at the Charlottesville-Albemarle Health Department for CDC priority groups beginning Monday, December 21.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Micro-Pigmentation

Updated: 12/16/2009 - If you love wearing makeup, but you're tired of applying it every day, there's another alternative. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, Stephanie Satchell takes a look at semi-permanent makeup, micro-pigmentation.

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800,000 Doses of Kids' Swine Flu Vaccine Recalled

Updated: 12/15/2009 - Hundreds of thousands of swine flu shots for children have been recalled because tests indicate the vaccine doses lost some strength, government health officials said Tuesday.

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Pet Treats Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

Updated: 12/10/2009 - Certain pet treats have been recalled because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Pet Carousel has recalled all their pig ear and beef hoof pet treats.

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