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Screening for cardiovascular disease

August 19, 2015

Understanding your risk for cardiovascular disease is important and can be accomplished with a few simple tests at Martha Jefferson Hospital.


Making breastfeeding work for working moms

August 12, 2015

August is World Breastfeeding Month, and this year the goal is to raise awareness of making breastfeeding work for working women.


Options for achieving a healthy weight

August 03, 2015

Obesity is on the rise across the United States with more people being obese than overweight. However, there are options for working towards a healthy weight.


Discharge binders aimed at helping patients understand

July 29, 2015

A new process is being piloted at Martha Jefferson that aims at making the process of leaving the hospital easier for patients.


What you need to know about outpatient surgery

July 27, 2015

There are some key things you need to know in order to make your experience with outpatient surgery successful.

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