Sentara Martha Jefferson Healthwise 

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Women's Health Events
Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Women's Health Events

The Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation holds a number of events each year to support women's health, including the upcoming In the Pink Tennis Tournament

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Support for New Parents

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Support for New Parents

Adjusting to life as a new parent can be difficult, but there are support groups and other resources available that can help make the process smoother.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Support groups for new parents

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Support groups for new parents

The peer support groups are led by others who are going through similar experiences, and they are meant to help parents process the new experience of parenthood.

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: Treating Frozen Shoulder

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Treating Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a condition that causes pain and stiffness.

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Free Breast Health Screenings

Sentara Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Free Breast Health Screenings

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital will be hosting its first of four free mammography events this Saturday.

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 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