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New Peer Recovery Coaches Making a Difference

Many of us have experienced the pain of substance use disorder, whether we struggle with addiction ourselves or have known someone who has struggled. In recent years, this has become even more urgent because of the dangerously potent opioids that are in our communities.

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Avocado Toast

It’s more than just trendy, it’s nutritious and delicious. Try this super simple snack idea, avocado toast.

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Carroll Hospital Health Chat: Cardiac and Pulmonary Education Day

On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Terry Mapp, R.N., discusses cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and the upcoming Cardiac and Pulmonary Education Day. Join us on Monday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Shauck Auditorium for this free educational event!

 

 

Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!

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Late Night Snacking

Snacking after dinner is one of the most difficult behaviors to change for many people looking improve their eating habits. Except for those who require a bedtime snack for medical reasons, most people eat more than enough calories at their dinner meal to carry them through until breakfast. 

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Carroll Hospital Health Chat: National Healthcare Decisions Day

On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, registered nurses Jennifer Ballas and Joanna Van Eckenhorn discuss advance care planning and National Healthcare Decisions Day.

Two opportunities are available to receive help with completing an advance directive and talk one-on-one with a palliative care professional: Tuesday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, April 18 from 7 to 9:30 a.m. 

 

 

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Corn and Black Bean Salsa

This corn and black bean salsa is even better the second and third day. It’s high in fiber, so it’s filling, but also nutritious.

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Planning for Your End-of-Life Preferences

Regardless of your age or health status, it is important to take the time to learn about health care options and make decisions about the care you want for yourself in advance. Read More

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Carroll Hospital Health Chat: Taste of Carroll

On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Taste of Carroll chair Robbin Nolen and co-chair Ann Bollinger discuss the 20th Annual Taste of Carroll event to benefit Carroll Hospice during a radio interview on WTTR. 

 

 

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Banana Energy Bites

Here is a high fiber, nutrient-packed, no bake bedtime treat made with bananas and oats.

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Medical Misconception: Length of Physical Activity

Each month, we set the facts straight on a health and wellness myth.

This month’s myth: Physical activity is only beneficial in long sessions

With hectic schedules as the norm nowadays, many individuals have trouble carving out a set time to exercise each week. But that doesn’t mean they can’t find time in their day to incorporate bits of meaningful activity that can benefit their overall health.

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