Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise 

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Heart Health
Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Heart Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. It is important to know the symptoms and risk factors so you can live a healthier lifestyle.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Home Infusion

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Home Infusion

Home infusion through Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital offers patients an alternative to getting intravenous therapy in the hospital.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Frameless SRS

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Frameless SRS

Frameless SRS, or stereotactic radiosurgery, is a finely focused form of radiation used to treat brain tumors.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Martha's Market

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Martha's Market

Martha's Market, benefiting women's health and the fight against breast cancer in the community, will be held on Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dairy Market.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Valvular Heart Disease

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Valvular Heart Disease

Valvular heart disease is a condition in which any valve in the heart has damage or is diseased. Valvular heart disease is relatively common - around 2.5% of the population has it - and more than 10% of the population over 80 has it.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: In the Pink's impact

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: In the Pink's impact

The In the Pink Tennis and Pickleball Charity Event aims to raise money for a number of women's health programs at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: In The Pink 2023

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: In The Pink 2023

The 2023 In the Pink Tennis and Pickleball Charity Event is coming up on September 29 and 30th. It'll be held at eight different clubs across central Virginia over the course of two days.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: World Breastfeeding Week

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: World Breastfeeding Week

The week of Aug. 1 is World Breastfeeding Week. The theme this year is 'Making a Difference for Working Parents.'

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Pulmonologists

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Pulmonologists

A pulmonologist is a doctor that specializes in the respiratory system who can help with a wide range of conditions.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Poor Air Quality

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Poor Air Quality

Smoke from Canadian wildfires has caused hazy skies and poor air quality in recent weeks. Poor air quality can have negative health impacts, even for healthy people.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Walking Trails

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Walking Trails

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital has a collection of walking trails, as well as a labyrinth, to allow people to enjoy the great outdoors on its campus.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Frameless SRS

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Frameless SRS

Frameless SRS, or stereotactic radiosurgery, is a finely focused form of radiation used to treat benign or malignant tumors in the brain.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Healthy Vision Month

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month, with its observance serving as a reminder to get your comprehensive eye exam to check for common eye problems, like cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Music Therapy

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Music Therapy

Carol Carr is a volunteer at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital who plays the piano twice a week.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: The Kidney

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: The Kidney

The kidney removes waste and extra water from the blood and helps regulate the chemistry of the blood, as well as hormonal functions.

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

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: In The Pink

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: In The Pink

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: In The Pink

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Ageless Grace

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Ageless Grace

Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Ageless Grace