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Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Nitrous Oxide as a Tool during Delivery

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Nitrous Oxide as a Tool during Delivery

Sentara Martha Jefferson recently starting using nitrous oxide – often referred to as laughing gas - as an option for women to assist with pain during labor.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Breast Reconstructive Awareness (BRA) Day

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Breast Reconstructive Awareness (BRA) Day

The 8th annual BRA Day, or breast reconstruction awareness day, is being held on October 16. It’s a day meant to support women who have gone through breast reconstruction, and also raise awareness.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Hand Arthritis

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Hand Arthritis

In this week's Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday we spoke with Dr. Michael Potter, a hand surgeon at Sentara Martha Jefferson Orthopedics, about one of the most common problems he sees: arthritis of the hand.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Improved Technology Helps Doctors Treat Brain Tumors

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Improved Technology Helps Doctors Treat Brain Tumors

Neurosurgeons at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital are now using a mapping tool that allows them better access to tumors of the brain.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: New Aspirin Guidelines for Preventing Heart Issues

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: New Aspirin Guidelines for Preventing Heart Issues

Aspirin is one of the first medications doctors realized helped lower the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients. Because of this, older data suggested that more and more people should take an aspirin a day. Now though, that’s all changing.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Understanding Vitamins and Supplements

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Understanding Vitamins and Supplements

Sentara Martha Jefferson recently starting using nitrous oxide – often referred to as laughing gas - as an option for women to assist with pain during labor.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Provides Self-Care for Staff

Sentara Martha Jefferson Provides Self-Care for Staff

Sentara Martha Jefferson has launched a new initiative offering brief mindfulness and stress reduction sessions, massage, and healing touch to any staff who may need a reset.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Understanding the Recent Allergan Breast Implant Recall

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Understanding the Recent Allergan Breast Implant Recall

The FDA recently recommended that Allergan – a company that sells breast implants – voluntarily recall one of their products due to concerns about breast implant associated illness, including a very rare cancer associated with scar tissue.