To say the past few months have been challenging would be an understatement. In these months, the coronavirus has impacted our community and our nation. No facet of daily life has gone untouched; our work, schools, places of worship, recreation and more have been affected by the pandemic and the effort to keep our community safe.
On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, gastroenterologist Jeffrey Schwartz, M.D., discusses the importance of not delaying gastrointestinal care.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!
Oysters on the grill are a nutritious and easy appetizer to make. One serving, or 3 ounces, of these tasty little guys provide 567 percent of our daily value of B12, which helps with better brain and cognitive health, especially for older adults. They also provide 128 percent of our daily value of zinc, a mineral to help with immunity, male health and wound healing.
Summer is the time for fresh, in-season tomatoes. One way to spice up your life is to make homemade salsa, which is so much better than the stuff you buy at the grocery store! By roasting the vegetables first, you develop more of a smoky flavor, sure to be a crowd-pleaser. This goes great over tacos, scrambled eggs or with your favorite tortilla chip.
As a dietitian, I would never encourage everyone to go strictly vegan or vegetarian. Many people enjoy meat, and that is okay, but research shows that a reduction in animal protein (beef, pork, lamb and processed meats in particular) can improve health, including a reduction in cardiovascular disease, prevention or better management of diabetes, and reduced risk of cancer.
On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Melissa Murdock, R.N., coordinator at the Tevis Center for Wellness, discusses the online health and wellness programs and support groups offered by the center.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR 1470 AM/102.3 FM!
Making homemade granola isn’t as difficult as it might seem, and making a larger batch can last for weeks in an airtight container. This granola might help with any chocolate cravings you have and would be great over some Greek yogurt to up the protein for breakfast. You could also try it with low fat milk or high protein plant milk with added chia seeds for extra fiber. Enjoy! Read More
After an extensive search, Garrett Hoover became the seventh president of Carroll Hospital on March 30 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. With more than 30 years of healthcare experience, Hoover came to Carroll County from Corning, New York, where he was the president and chief operating officer of Corning Hospital, one of five hospitals that are part of The Guthrie Clinic. He lives in Westminster with his wife, Anna Luisa, and 8-year-old son, Christopher.