According to the World Health Organization, chronic disease is ranked as the greatest threat to human health, and it is expected to get worse over the next 30 years in the United States. In 2014, it was estimated that nearly 60% of Americans had at least one chronic condition.
We often take our vision’s health for granted until we experience an eye health issue. But we can take plenty of steps before an eye health issue arises to protect our vision or maintain healthy eyesight.
Do you know the signs of stroke?
May is Stroke Awareness Month, a time to increase awareness about the signs and symptoms of stroke and the need to seek medical treatment as quickly as possible when a stroke occurs.
According to the American Stroke Association, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the United States.
This week is National Women’s Health Week, a time when women are encouraged to focus on themselves by making their health a priority.
The following is a list of five common health issues women may face:
The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans provided by the USDA came out recently. The purpose of these guidelines is to promote health, prevent disease and focus on healthy eating through all stages of life.
Since 1980, it has been recommended to limit added sugars for optimal health, and these new guidelines are no different. Reducing added sugars in the diet can help to manage weight and help to prevent chronic illness.
On the Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Joanna Van Eckenhorn discusses the importance of advance care planning.
If you need assistance in completing an advance directive, appointments are being scheduled for Tuesday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Tevis Center for Wellness. Appointments are required. Please call 410-871-7000 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live each Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/102.3!