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.
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.
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.
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.
First Year UVa Darden Business student Justin Key died unexpectedly on Monday, December 14th. According to the Christian University he attended for undergraduate studies, Key died from a bad case of the H1N1 Swine Flu virus.
After months of turmoil, President Barack
Obama is calling Senate Democrats to the White House to say it's
time to come together and pass legislation embracing a wholesale
remodeling of America's health care system.
Because there's a limited supply of the H1N1 vaccine, and it's being targeted to high-risk groups like pregnant women and preschool-age children, these clinics are not being advertised outside of preschools and daycare centers.
The Nintendo Wii is still atop many Christmas lists. The game system is popular with kids but also useful for adults. In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise Cheryn Stone found out how the Wii is helping patients overcome obstacles in the recovery process.
The swine flu claims two more Virginians, including a man from the Thomas Jefferson Health District. That's the health district that includes most of central Virginia including the Charlottesville area.