UVA House Call: Aimee Strong
UVA House Call: Aimee Strong

Aimee Strong of UVA Medical Center joins us to talk about lung screenings at the Emily Couric Cancer Center.

November 6th, 1:02 PM EST
Binx: SPCA Pet of the Week 11/06/2019
November 6th, 8:07 AM EST
UVA House Call: Dr. Fern Hauck
October 30th, 3:06 PM EDT
Rain: CASPCA Pet of the Week 10/30/2019
Rain: CASPCA Pet of the Week 10/30/2019

Rain is our SPCA Pet of the Week.

Wednesday, October 30th 2019, 9:24 AM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Flu Prevention
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Flu Prevention

It’s the time of year when we start seeing flu appear. However, there are things you can do to protect yourself from the flu.

Friday, October 25th 2019, 11:43 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Nurse Navigator Emily Herndon
UVA House Call: Nurse Navigator Emily Herndon

Nurse Navigator Emily Herndon from the UVA Breast Cancer Center talk about how breast density can affect testing.

Wednesday, October 23rd 2019, 1:51 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Wilbur: CASPCA Pet of the Week 10/23/2019
Wilbur: CASPCA Pet of the Week 10/23/2019

Wilbur is our SPCA Pet of the Week.

Wednesday, October 23rd 2019, 9:07 AM EDT
Rita's Lunch Bag: Recipe Ideas for Reducing Glucose Levels
Rita's Lunch Bag: Recipe Ideas for Reducing Glucose Levels

Registered dietician Rita Smith joined us Tuesday morning to offer up some recipes suggestions for your whole family.

Tuesday, October 22nd 2019, 4:59 AM EDT
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.

Monday, May 6th 2019, 9:16 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Trish Millard
UVA House Call: Dr. Trish Millard

Dr. Trish Millard is from UVA's Cancer Center and talks about her work in the fight against breast cancer.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 2:15 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Fausso: CASPCA Pet of the Week 10/16/2019
Fausso: CASPCA Pet of the Week 10/16/2019

Fausso is our SPCA Pet of the Week.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 9:07 AM EDT
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. 

Friday, October 11th 2019, 12:57 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Joseph Tan
UVA House Call: Dr. Joseph Tan

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and UVA Family Medicine's Dr. Joseph Tan joins to talk about the tough subject.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 2:09 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Parsnip: SPCA Pet of the Week 10/09/2019
Parsnip: SPCA Pet of the Week 10/09/2019

Parsnip is our SPCA Pet of the Week.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 9:11 AM EDT
Thor: SPCA Pet of the Week 10/03/2019
Thor: SPCA Pet of the Week 10/03/2019

Thor is this week's SPCA Pet of the Week.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 8:39 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Rachita Khot
UVA House Call: Dr. Rachita Khot

Dr. Rachita Khot joins us to talk about ultrasounds during Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 1:52 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Hand Arthritis
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Hand Arthritis

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

Friday, September 13th 2019, 12:45 PM EDT
Rita's Lunch Bag: Reducing Fat in Your Diet
Rita's Lunch Bag: Reducing Fat in Your Diet

Registered dietician Rita Smith joined us Tuesday morning to offer up some recipes suggestions for your whole family.

Tuesday, October 1st 2019, 4:45 AM EDT
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.

Friday, September 27th 2019, 12:48 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Arun Krishnaraj
UVA House Call: Dr. Arun Krishnaraj

Dr. Arun Krishnaraj of UVA's Imaging and Radiology Department stops by to talk about the importance of biopsies and MRIs.

Wednesday, September 25th 2019, 2:28 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Moondrop: CASPCA's Featured Pet of the Week 09/25/2019
Moondrop: CASPCA's Featured Pet of the Week 09/25/2019

This week's SPCA Featured Pet of the Week is Moondrop, a 9 month old kitty who is looking for a good home.

Wednesday, September 25th 2019, 9:57 AM EDT
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.

Friday, August 30th 2019, 7:42 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Elina Bank
UVA House Call: Elina Bank

Students are falling into a back-to-school routine, but you can shake that up with some healthy lunch ideas thanks to UVA clinical dietitian Elina Bank.

Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 2:25 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Maya: SPCA Pet of the Week 9/18/2019
Maya: SPCA Pet of the Week 9/18/2019

Maya is this week's SPCA Pet of the Week.

Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 9:12 AM EDT
Rita's Lunch Bag: The Importance of Breakfast
Rita's Lunch Bag: The Importance of Breakfast

Registered dietician Rita Smith joined us Tuesday morning to offer up some recipes suggestions for your whole family.

Tuesday, September 17th 2019, 4:09 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Larry Merkel
UVA House Call: Dr. Larry Merkel

Dr. Larry Merkel talks about suicide prevention month.

Wednesday, September 11th 2019, 2:49 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Gumdrop: SPCA Pet of the Week 9/11/2019
Gumdrop: SPCA Pet of the Week 9/11/2019

Gumdrop is this week's SPCA Pet of the Week.

Wednesday, September 11th 2019, 9:08 AM EDT
Rita's Lunch Bag: Glutton Free Recipes
Rita's Lunch Bag: Glutton Free Recipes

Registered dietician Rita Smith joined us Tuesday morning to offer up some recipes suggestions for your whole family.

Tuesday, September 10th 2019, 4:25 AM EDT
Cindy Lou: SPCA Pet of the Week 09/05/2019
Cindy Lou: SPCA Pet of the Week 09/05/2019

Cindy Lou is this week's SPCA Pet of the Week.

Thursday, September 5th 2019, 8:40 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Robert Goldstein
UVA House Call: Dr. Robert Goldstein

September is pain management awareness month. Dr. Robert Goldstein from UVA's Pain Management Clinic talks about it in this week's House Call.

Wednesday, September 4th 2019, 1:51 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Rita's Lunch Bag: School Lunch Ideas
Rita's Lunch Bag: School Lunch Ideas

Registered dietician Rita Smith joined us Tuesday morning to offer up some recipes suggestions for a healthy lunch.

Tuesday, September 3rd 2019, 4:30 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Shannon Grady on the "Every Woman's Life" program at University of Virginia Medical Center.
UVA House Call: Shannon Grady on the "Every Woman's Life" program at University of Virginia Medical Center.

Shannon Grady on the "Every Woman's Life" program at University of Virginia Medical Center.

Wednesday, August 28th 2019, 2:07 PM EDT
Piglet: SPCA Pet of the Week 08/28/2019
Piglet: SPCA Pet of the Week 08/28/2019

Piglet is this week's Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA Featured Pet of the Week.

Wednesday, August 28th 2019, 9:16 AM EDT
Rita's Lunch Bag: Recipes for the Whole Family
Rita's Lunch Bag: Recipes for the Whole Family

Registered dietician Rita Smith joined us Tuesday morning to offer up some recipes suggestions for your whole family.

Tuesday, August 27th 2019, 4:31 AM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Sentara Martha Jefferson Provides Self-Care for Staff
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Sentara Martha Jefferson Provides Self-Care for Staff

Sentara Martha Jefferson has launched a new initiative to help staff understand the importance of self-care. Brief mindfulness and stress reduction sessions, massage, and healing touch are all being offered to any staff who may need a reset.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 11:32 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Midwife Mary Kwiecinski
UVA House Call: Midwife Mary Kwiecinski

UVA midwife Mary Kwiecinski joins us to talk about how her group lends expectant mothers a hand.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 1:54 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Bitty: SPCA Pet of the Week 08/21/2019
Bitty: SPCA Pet of the Week 08/21/2019

Bitty is this week's Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA Featured Pet of the Week.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 9:08 AM EDT
Rita's Lunch Bag: Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet
Rita's Lunch Bag: Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

Registered dietician Rita Smith joined us Tuesday morning to offer up some recipes suggestions for a plant-based diet

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 8:27 AM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Understanding Vitamins and Supplements
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Understanding Vitamins and Supplements

Our focus this week is on vitamins and supplements and when it may be appropriate for someone to use them.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 8:58 AM EDT
UVA House Call: UVA Clinical Research Coordinator Haydon Pitchford Discusses Stroke Care
UVA House Call: UVA Clinical Research Coordinator Haydon Pitchford Discusses Stroke Care

Haydon Pitchford, a UVA clinical research coordinator and medic with Western Albemarle Rescue Squad, discusses stroke care.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 2:03 PM EDT
Chippy: CASPCA's Featured Pet of the Week 08/14
Chippy: CASPCA's Featured Pet of the Week 08/14

After a few weeks in foster care with NBC29's own Sharon Gregory, Chippy is ready to find his forever home.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 9:20 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Rita's Lunch Bag: Healthy Recipe Suggestions
Rita's Lunch Bag: Healthy Recipe Suggestions

Registered dietician Rita Smith joined us Tuesday morning to offer up some recipes suggestions for keeping your waistline in check.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:22 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Nurse Practitioner Katelyn Hanson on Pulmonary Hypertension
UVA House Call: Nurse Practitioner Katelyn Hanson on Pulmonary Hypertension

Millions of people suffer from it, and many more of us are prone to it. Pulmonary Hypertension is worth knowing about and preventing. UVA Nurse Practitioner Katelyn Hanson shares what it is, what the symptoms are and who’s most at risk.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 2:15 PM EDT
Rita's Lunch Bag: Recipe Ideas to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer
Rita's Lunch Bag: Recipe Ideas to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

Registered dietician Rita Smith joined us Tuesday morning to offer up some recipes suggestions for reducing the risk of breast cancer. 

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 4:53 AM EDT
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. 

Monday, August 5th 2019, 11:09 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Denise Bruen on Living with Multiple Sclerosis
UVA House Call: Denise Bruen on Living with Multiple Sclerosis

NBC29 is joined by Denise Bruen from the UVA Health Neurology Department to discuss their work to help those living with multiple sclerosis.

Wednesday, July 31st 2019, 2:46 PM EDT
Etta: SPCA Pet of the Week 07/31/2019
Etta: SPCA Pet of the Week 07/31/2019

Etta is this week's Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA Featured Pet of the Week.

Wednesday, July 31st 2019, 9:28 AM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Sunsets with Sentara Healthcare
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Sunsets with Sentara Healthcare

Sunsets with Sentara is a community event at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital.  It’s an evening filled with music, food and fellowship.

Thursday, July 25th 2019, 7:19 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Indumathy Varadarajan
UVA House Call: Dr. Indumathy Varadarajan

Dr. Indumathy Varadarajan from the UVA Cancer Center is in to talk about how stem cell transplants work.

Wednesday, July 24th 2019, 2:03 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA House Call: Dr. Nick Paphitis on Receiving Cancer Care Close to Home
UVA House Call: Dr. Nick Paphitis on Receiving Cancer Care Close to Home

Dr. Nick Paphitis from University of Virginia Cancer Center in Fishersville discusses receiving cancer treatment in a facility close to you during UVA House Call on Wednesday, July 17.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 1:52 PM EDT
Mr. Bagel: SPCA Pet of the Week 07/17/2019
Mr. Bagel: SPCA Pet of the Week 07/17/2019

Mr. Bagel is this week's Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA Featured Pet of the Week.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 9:09 AM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Endometriosis – Understanding the Disease and Treatment Options
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Endometriosis – Understanding the Disease and Treatment Options

Endometriosis is a disease where cells, similar to the ones that line the inside of the uterus, actually grow outside of the uterus.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 12:06 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Imre Noth on Interstitial Lung Diseases
UVA House Call: Dr. Imre Noth on Interstitial Lung Diseases

Dr. Imre Noth discusses a group of disorders that affect the lungs during UVA House Call on Wednesday, July 10.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 1:51 PM EDT
Luke Skywhiskers: SPCA Pet of the Week 07/10/2019
Luke Skywhiskers: SPCA Pet of the Week 07/10/2019

Luke is this week's Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA Featured Pet of the Week.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 9:04 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Swanson Discusses Children Hospital Rankings
UVA House Call: Dr. Swanson Discusses Children Hospital Rankings

Dr. John Swanson sits with NBC29s Sharon Gregory to discuss Children's hospital's most recent rankings in U.S. News & World Report.

Monday, July 8th 2019, 9:03 AM EDT
Rita's Lunch Bag: Healthy Meals for the Fourth of July
Rita's Lunch Bag: Healthy Meals for the Fourth of July

Independence Day is Thursday and a lot of people will be celebrating with cookouts and picnics. Registered Dietitian Rita Smith has some tips on how you can plan a healthy meal with some patriotic and colorful foods.

Tuesday, July 2nd 2019, 10:38 AM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Nurses go Back to School at Sentara Martha Jefferson
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Nurses go Back to School at Sentara Martha Jefferson

Nurses at Sentara Martha Jefferson are enrolling in programs to further their education. 

Friday, June 28th 2019, 12:38 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Bill Brady on Drowning, Emergency Procedures
UVA House Call: Dr. Bill Brady on Drowning, Emergency Procedures

Summer means fun on the water but even if you're a great swimmer, drowning can still happen. Dr. Bill Brady discusses how common it is on Wednesday, June 26.

Wednesday, June 26th 2019, 1:57 PM EDT
Rita's Lunch Bag: The Importance of Breakfast
Rita's Lunch Bag: The Importance of Breakfast

Registered dietician Rita Smith joined us Tuesday morning to offer up some healthy breakfast recipes suggestions.

Tuesday, June 25th 2019, 4:45 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Robbin Shifflett on UVA's Circle Back Program
UVA House Call: Dr. Robbin Shifflett on UVA's Circle Back Program

Robbin Shifflett of the University of Virginia Heart and Vascular Center discusses the Circle Back program during UVA House Call on Wednesday, June 19.

Wednesday, June 19th 2019, 2:00 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Chris Holstege on Tick Bites, Diseases
UVA House Call: Dr. Chris Holstege on Tick Bites, Diseases

Dr. Chris Holstege of University of Virginia Emergency Medicine joins UVA House Call on Wednesday, June 12, to discuss tick bites and tick-borne diseases. 

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 1:48 PM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Hip Arthroscopy
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Hip Arthroscopy

Hip arthroscopy is used by doctors to treat a variety of issues. It involves inserting a camera through a small poke hole in the skin to evaluate the hip joint.

Wednesday, March 13th 2019, 6:43 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Dietitian Elizabeth Newton on Healthy Diets for Expecting Mothers
UVA House Call: Dietitian Elizabeth Newton on Healthy Diets for Expecting Mothers

Dietitian Elizabeth Newton from the University of Virginia Nutrition Counseling Center discusses healthy dietary choices expecting mothers can make on UVA House Call on Wednesday, June 5.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 1:50 PM EDT
Rita's Lunch Bag: Importance of Grains in Your Diet
Rita's Lunch Bag: Importance of Grains in Your Diet

Registered dietician Rita Smith joined us Tuesday morning to offer up some recipes suggestions for getting more grains into your diet.

Tuesday, June 4th 2019, 5:17 AM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Tuesday Tours for Tomorrow’s Nurses
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Tuesday Tours for Tomorrow’s Nurses

Sentara Martha Jefferson has launched Tuesday Tours for Tomorrow's Nurses, a new opportunity to give nursing students, current nurses, or just those interested in the nursing field a chance to get an inside look at the profession. 

Friday, May 31st 2019, 12:01 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Darrin Clouse on Vascular Disease
UVA House Call: Dr. Darrin Clouse on Vascular Disease

Dr. Darrin Clouse from the University of Virginia's Heart and Vascular Center joins us for House Call on May 29 to discuss vascular disease.

Wednesday, May 29th 2019, 1:53 PM EDT
Rita's Lunch Bag: Reducing Risk of Stroke
Rita's Lunch Bag: Reducing Risk of Stroke

Registered dietician Rita Smith joined us Tuesday morning to offer up some recipes suggestions for reducing the risk of stroke.

Tuesday, May 28th 2019, 4:55 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Avery Buchholz on Back Pain
UVA House Call: Dr. Avery Buchholz on Back Pain

Dr. Avery Buchholz from the University of Virginia Spine Center discusses back pain for UVA House Call on Wednesday, May 22.

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019, 1:52 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Sherita Chapman-Smith on Stroke Treatment
UVA House Call: Dr. Sherita Chapman-Smith on Stroke Treatment

Dr. Sherita Chapman-Smith discusses stroke treatment and where you go in the event that you do have one for UVA House Call on Wednesday, May 15.

Wednesday, May 15th 2019, 2:16 PM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Importance of Self Care
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Importance of Self Care

Women of all ages often find themselves as primary care givers. Whether it’s for children, parents, or a spouse, the goal is to be able to provide the best care possible. Doctors say part of that is learning to take care of you.

Monday, May 13th 2019, 6:52 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Mark Russel on Skin Protection
UVA House Call: Dr. Mark Russel on Skin Protection

Dr. Mark Russel from UVA Health System joins us for House Call to discuss the importance of sunscreen in preventing skin cancer.

Wednesday, May 8th 2019, 2:00 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Brett Schneider on Strokes
UVA House Call: Brett Schneider on Strokes

The American Stroke Association says having a stroke is the number five cause of death and disability in the United States.

Wednesday, May 1st 2019, 1:48 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Sara Rasmussen on Pediatric Transplants
UVA House Call: Dr. Sara Rasmussen on Pediatric Transplants

April is National Donate Life Month, and Dr. Sara Rasmussen joins us for UVA House Call on April 24 to discuss pediatric transplants and how you can help.

Wednesday, April 24th 2019, 2:06 PM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Diabetes Detection and Management
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Diabetes Detection and Management

Understanding and treating diabetes is important to ensure a patient’s long-term success when it comes to managing the disease.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 11:41 AM EDT
Earth Friendly Initiatives at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
Earth Friendly Initiatives at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital

From big-ticket items, such as a state-of-the-art heating and ventilation system and an on-site retention pond for irrigation needs, to smaller initiatives like automated lights, Sentara Martha Jefferson is focused on reducing usage.

Monday, April 22nd 2019, 11:03 AM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Reza Daugherty on Contrast Ultrasound for Pediatric Patients
UVA House Call: Dr. Reza Daugherty on Contrast Ultrasound for Pediatric Patients

Dr. Reza Daugherty joins us on Wednesday, April 17, to discuss ultrasound contrast for pediatric patients. 

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 2:08 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. James Daniero on Vocal Chord Health
UVA House Call: Dr. James Daniero on Vocal Chord Health

With World Voice Day coming up, Dr. James Daniero from UVA Health System joins us on Wednesday, April 10, to discuss our vocal chords.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 1:47 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Stephanie Davis on Organ Transplants
UVA House Call: Stephanie Davis on Organ Transplants

Stephanie Davis, who works with UVA's Transplant Center, joins us for UVA House Call on Wednesday, April 3.

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 1:53 PM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Foot and Ankle Injuries and Surgery
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Foot and Ankle Injuries and Surgery

Our focus this week is on a new service that is now available. Sentara Martha Jefferson recently expanded its orthopedic offerings, adding foot and ankle surgery to the list of specialties they treat.  

Monday, February 11th 2019, 12:48 PM EST
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Common Thyroid Disorders
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Common Thyroid Disorders

January is thyroid awareness month. There are several common disorders of the thyroid, but each is different.

Friday, January 11th 2019, 11:18 AM EST
UVA House Call: Dr. Nishaki Mehta on Cardiac Ablation
UVA House Call: Dr. Nishaki Mehta on Cardiac Ablation

When your heart's not acting right, the doctor may suggest cardiac ablation. Dr. Nishaki Mehta discusses its two types on Wednesday, March 27.

Wednesday, March 27th 2019, 1:46 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Certified Bariatric Nurse Libby Rexrode on Bariatric Surgery
UVA House Call: Certified Bariatric Nurse Libby Rexrode on Bariatric Surgery

When it comes to losing a lot of weight, lots of people are opting for bariatric surgery.

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 1:51 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Dr. Larry Borish on Immune Deficiencies, New Accreditation
UVA House Call: Dr. Larry Borish on Immune Deficiencies, New Accreditation

University of Virginia Health System is now considered a Center of Excellence for treating people with immune deficiencies. 

Wednesday, March 13th 2019, 1:48 PM EDT
UVA House Call: Ann Rigdon, MSN RN OCN, on Colorectal Cancer Prevention
UVA House Call: Ann Rigdon, MSN RN OCN, on Colorectal Cancer Prevention

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. You may think you're too young to have it, or if it's not in your family history, you don't need to worry. Ann Ridgon from the UVA Cancer Center Joins us to explain why prevention is so important

Wednesday, March 6th 2019, 12:50 PM EST by Chris Markham
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Reducing Preventable Readmissions
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Reducing Preventable Readmissions

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital recently launched a new pilot program aimed at reducing preventable readmissions. 

Monday, February 25th 2019, 9:06 AM EST
UVA House Call: Dr. Brandy Patterson on Heart Month
UVA House Call: Dr. Brandy Patterson on Heart Month

Dr. Brandy Patterson from the UVA Heart and Vascular Center is discussing heart disease in honor of Heart Month on Wednesday, February 20.

Wednesday, February 20th 2019, 12:44 PM EST
UVA House Call: Registered Dietician Katherine Basbaum on Diet Changes, Heart Health
UVA House Call: Registered Dietician Katherine Basbaum on Diet Changes, Heart Health

Katherine Basbaum, a registered dietician for UVA's Heart and Vascular Center, discusses simple changes one can make in their diet to impact heart health.

Wednesday, February 13th 2019, 12:55 PM EST
UVA House Call: Dr. Jamie Borque on Pet Imaging
UVA House Call: Dr. Jamie Borque on Pet Imaging

UVA's Heart and Vascular Center is staying on the cutting edge of technology with some recent advances. Dr. Jamie Borque discusses pet imaging on Wednesday, February 6.

Wednesday, February 6th 2019, 12:45 PM EST
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: The Importance of Education Before Having a Baby
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: The Importance of Education Before Having a Baby

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital offers a variety of classes for people who are preparing to have a baby. The goal is to help educate on what to expect and the classes are open to anyone who is expecting a baby.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 11:41 AM EST
UVA House Call: Dr. Alexandra Kadl on Pulmonary Embolisms
UVA House Call: Dr. Alexandra Kadl on Pulmonary Embolisms

They're sneaky and deadly if you don't get them treated immediately - Dr. Alexandra Kadl from UVA Health System is discussing pulmonary embolisms.

Wednesday, January 30th 2019, 12:48 PM EST
UVA House Call: Dr. Kristen Heinan on Concussions
UVA House Call: Dr. Kristen Heinan on Concussions

Bad winter weather usually includes ice, and that can mean an increased number of wipeouts. Dr. Kristen Heinan discusses concussions on January 23.

Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 12:44 PM EST
UVA House Call: Dr. Susan Modesitt on HPV Vaccinations
UVA House Call: Dr. Susan Modesitt on HPV Vaccinations

Dr. Susan Midesitt from UVA's Cancer Center joins us for House Call to discuss the importance of HPV vaccinations.

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 12:48 PM EST
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Radial Access Technique for Treating Strokes
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Radial Access Technique for Treating Strokes

Over the years, technology has made it easier and easier to allow doctors to access the brain. We’ve moved from open brain surgery, to accessing the brain through the femoral artery in the groin area. And now, doctors at Sentara Martha Jefferson have taken it one step further, and are using the radial artery in the wrist to treat patients suffering from a stroke. 

Saturday, December 1st 2018, 3:55 PM EST
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Treating the Female Athlete
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Treating the Female Athlete

The new Sentara Sports Medicine Center at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital treats athletes of all ages and abilities. However, the physicians at the center note that when taking care of female athletes, there are certain things they make sure to keep an eye out, as women are different than men. 

Friday, December 28th 2018, 10:18 AM EST
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: New ER Processes Improve Wait Times
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: New ER Processes Improve Wait Times

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital has recently made changes in its emergency department in order to get patients in, seen by a doctor, and on their way faster than before.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 4:45 AM EST
UVA House Call: Dr. Robert Wilder on Running and Health
UVA House Call: Dr. Robert Wilder on Running and Health

Most runners will say they want to keep running as they age, but if they're not careful wear and tear could bring all that exercise to an end.

Wednesday, December 19th 2018, 12:48 PM EST
UVA House Call: Dr. Min Park on Stroke Treatment
UVA House Call: Dr. Min Park on Stroke Treatment

Dr. Min Park is discussing stroke treatment at the UVA Medical Center on Wednesday, December 12.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 12:48 PM EST
UVA House Call: Dr. Rebecca Dillingham on AIDS
UVA House Call: Dr. Rebecca Dillingham on AIDS

World AIDS Day happened recently, and Dr. Rebecca Dillingham is discussing the disease and research toward a cure.

Wednesday, December 5th 2018, 12:59 PM EST
UVA House Call: Dr. Luke Wilkins on Varicose Veins
UVA House Call: Dr. Luke Wilkins on Varicose Veins

At the worst, they're painful. At the least, they're unsightly. Dr. Luke Wilkins discusses varicose veins on Wednesday, November 21.

Wednesday, November 21st 2018, 12:50 PM EST
UVA House Call: Dr. Noah Schenkman on Movember
UVA House Call: Dr. Noah Schenkman on Movember

Dr. Noah Schenkman from the University of Virginia's urology department discusses Movember and what it means on Wednesday, November 14.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 12:46 PM EST