Issue 5 Stories
Table of Contents

Sentara Martha Jefferson Magazine, Fall 2017

Feature

Tough to Swallow

Feature

Flying High at 90

Local Woman Not Letting Age—or Heart Issues—Slow Her Down
Feature

At Home at Martha

Family Embraces Sentara Martha Jefferson’s Caring Tradition
Presidents Letter

What It Means to Be a Community Hospital

The Best Medicine

Little-Known Scientific Facts About Holiday Eating

Physicians Perspective

Preventing Addiction and Overdose

Sentara Martha Jefferson Physicians Take Precautions When Prescribing Painkillers
On-Call Advice

What is restless leg syndrome and what can be done about it?

Blue Ridge Region physicians of Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital and Sentara RMH Medical Center answer your health and wellness questions
On-Call Advice

Please explain what diverticulitis is and how it’s treated?

Blue Ridge Region physicians of Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital and Sentara RMH Medical Center answer your health and wellness questions
Improve Health Everyday

Could You Have Hepatitis C Without Knowing It?

Improve Health Everyday

Kids and Caffeine

Improve Health Everyday

Are You Getting Enough Calcium?

Improve Health Everyday

After a Snowstorm, Be Careful With Your Heart

Improve Health Everyday

Men, Should You Get a PSA Test?

Clinical Excellence

Screening for Sleep Apnea

Presurgery Protocol Makes Patient Procedures Safer
Health Matters

Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Prevention and Treatment

La Salud Importa

Úlceras del pie diabético: prevención y tratamiento

Aging Well

Balancing Act

Helping Older Patients Improve Balance, Avoid Falls
Active Living

The Consequences of Concussions

Repeat Head Injuries Can Have Serious Long-Term Effects
Eat Well Live Well

Healthy Holiday Eating

Womens Health

Letting Nature Take Its Course

Facilitating a Natural Birthing Experience in a Comfortable Hospital Setting
Sentara in the Community

Sentara in the Community

Philanthrophy

Gifts From Our Community, Supporting Our Community

Philanthrophy

We Are Thankful for the Community Support That Helps Us Improve Health Every Day!

Philanthrophy

Life on the Board

Philanthrophy

Finding Gratitude in the Journey

Philanthrophy

High-Risk Breast Cancer Program Possible Thanks to Philanthropy