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The prevalence of nurse practitioners is increasing in medicine, with more and more joining primary care practices. But what exactly does a nurse practitioner do?Full Story
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital is now able to provide reduced amounts of radiation to any woman who comes in for a tomosynthesis, or 3-D mammogram.Full Story
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital recently made each hospital bed up with linens that are infused with copper. The goal of the new linens it to help fight infections at the hospital.Full Story
As we head into summer and the outside activities begin, it becomes increasingly important to pay attention to sunscreen. SPF 30 and above is recommended, and doctors say you also need to make sure you put on enough.Full Story
On April 29, Sentara Martha Jefferson is holding its annual Unwanted Medication Drop Off day. Working in collaboration with the Albemarle County Police Department, the goal is to allow the community to safely dispose of medications they no longer need.Full Story
Our focus this week is on advance care planning and the importance of making your wishes known to your loved ones in there ever came a time where you couldn't make healthcare decisions for yourself.Full Story
Hepatitis C is a virus that can cause an infection that affects the liver. It isn’t a virus that is commonly talked about, however, it can be dangerous.Full Story
Every patient facing a cancer diagnosis at Sentara Martha Jefferson is offered the chance to meet with a social worker to talk about any distress they may be feeling. Social workers listen and assess the situation, then develop a plan of care the patient is comfortable with.Full Story
Our focus this week is on diabetes education and why knowledge is so important if you're diagnosed with the disease.Full Story
Limiting the amount of soda you drink may not seem like a huge deal. However, it can have a great impact on your overall health.Full Story
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday
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