Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise 

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Cancer Survivorship
Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Cancer Survivorship

June is National Cancer Survivor Month, and Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital has a Cancer Survivorship Clinic to help patients thrive.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Importance of volunteers

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Importance of volunteers

The volunteers at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital are an integral part of the hospital’s day-to-day function.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Colorectal Cancer Testing

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Colorectal Cancer Testing

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and health experts say this is a reminder to get checked, whether it’s a screening test or a colonoscopy.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Static vs. Dynamic Stretching

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Static vs. Dynamic Stretching

Before you exercise, it is important to get in a dynamic warmup, while after you've completed an activity, static stretching helps restore the muscles.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Baby Wall

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Baby Wall

It's a way for parents to welcome their new baby by inscribing their name and birth date outside the Mother-Baby Unit at the hospital.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Staff Resiliency

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Staff Resiliency

Health care professionals tend to put the health of their patients first and can neglect their own health and well-being.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Mammograms and COVID-19 Vaccines or Boosters

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Mammograms and COVID-19 Vaccines or Boosters

Doctors at the Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital say women should wait to get a screening mammogram if they have just gotten a COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Support Groups for Parents

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Support Groups for Parents

Parenting can be an extremely difficult task, but there are area support groups offering help by giving parents a shoulder to lean on.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Tools to Quit Smoking

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Tools to Quit Smoking

Smoking is a tough habit to break, but quitting it can do wonders for a person's health.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Diabetes Awareness Month

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Diabetes Awareness Month

While about 10 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes, more than a quarter of those people are undiagnosed.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Infant Loss Awareness Month

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Infant Loss Awareness Month

Losing a pregnancy or a new baby can be heartbreaking and leave parents feeling lost and confused.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Breast Health Nurse Navigator

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Breast Health Nurse Navigator

A cancer diagnosis can be a scary thing, but Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital offers resources to ensure that patients know they are not alone.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Nursing Professional Development Week

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Nursing Professional Development Week

A Nursing Professional Development Practitioner helps prepare for the current and future roles of nurses and helps nurses stay on top of their game.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Health in Your Hands

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Health in Your Hands

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital has partnered with the Blue Ridge Health District to help expand health care services to all residents.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Sleep Services

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Sleep Services

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital has its Sleep Medicine Center, where patients can get assistance to help them rest.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Using Radiology to Find Rare Artifacts

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Using Radiology to Find Rare Artifacts

Archaeologists from James Monroe's Highland went into radiology with artifacts found in the remains of Monroe's home, which burned in the mid-1800s.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Preventing Sports Injuries

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Preventing Sports Injuries

With the games just around the corner, one doctor offers tips to protect yourself when trying a new sport.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise Report: Peer Mentor Program

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise Report: Peer Mentor Program

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital has partnered with Imerman Angels to implement a program that pairs cancer fighters with survivors.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise Report: Move2Health Equity gives out activity kits to local children

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise Report: Move2Health Equity gives out activity kits to local children

Even though COVID-19 forced public schools to shut doors in the spring, leaders at Move2Health Equity came up with a solution to get kids active this summer. 

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Caring for COVID-19 Patients

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Caring for COVID-19 Patients

Doctors and nurses in the Observation Unit were given the option to be reassigned when the unit was converted to treat COVID-19. They all chose to stay. 

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Staying healthy during the holidays

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Staying healthy during the holidays

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Staying healthy during the holidays

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Community Volunteers

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Community Volunteers

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Community Volunteers

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Breast Implant Illness

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Breast Implant Illness

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Breast Implant Illness

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: New Sentara App

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: New Sentara App

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: New Sentara App

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Passport Nurses

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Passport Nurses

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Passport Nurses

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Dr. Osmond C. Wu

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Dr. Osmond C. Wu

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Dr. Osmond C. Wu