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Cruciferous Vegetables

“Cruciferous” may sound like a type of vegetable you don’t want to eat—but you should! They are a group of vegetables that are a rich source of sulfur-containing compounds.

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Cauliflower Fried Rice

A favorite take out dish is chicken fried rice, but the caloric density if rice far exceeds what is recommended for one meal. By making it at home and substituting cauliflower rice, you can dramatically reduce the calories and carbohydrate content!

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Occupational Therapy Month

Following an injury, surgery or illness, people often need assistance from a trained professional to help them improve the physical or cognitive skills needed to perform daily activities, such as eating, dressing, school activities and work.

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Honey Mustard Coleslaw

There are many health benefits of green cabbage and even more in red cabbage. This recipe is a healthier version of a traditional coleslaw. It is packed with nutrients and fiber with a bit of a kick from fresh garlic and Dijon mustard. Like most slaws, make it a day ahead and use as a go-to side any time of year!

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National Health Care Decisions Day

Monday, April 16 has been designated National Health Care Decisions Day.

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup

It’s sometimes difficult to get in all your vegetable requirements each day. This broccoli and cauliflower cheese soup is low in fat compared to its counterparts and provides the nutrition of two in-season cruciferous vegetables. Pair it with a healthy salad with chicken for a complete meal. Read More

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Medical Misconception: Swallowing Chewing Gum

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth.

This month’s misconception: It takes 7 years for the body to digest swallowed chewing gum.

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Citrus Basil Farfalle Salad

Sometimes unusual combinations of ingredients result in a great recipe, and this is one for sure! This salad makes a great side for any grilled or broiled meat or chicken.

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Doctors Day 2018

Congratulations to Mark Goldstein, M.D., named Carroll Hospital’s 2018 Physician of the Year!

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A Life Well Lived: Stories from Carroll Hospice

Throughout his life, Albert Straub combined his love for music and sports. From the time he attended East Stroudsburg College—where he studied to be a physical education teacher—he played Dixieland jazz and swing music on the cornet and trumpet.

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