A Vital Ally

For nearly 60 years, the Carroll Hospital Auxiliary has been an integral part of Carroll Hospital’s history and its success. This volunteer organization was formed in 1958 —three years before the hospital opened—to raise funds to build a hospital in Carroll County.

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Chicken Breasts With Mushroom Cream Sauce

On the “fancier” side of weeknight cooking, this recipe is a lower-fat version of a typical chicken in cream sauce. 

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Cardiac Rehab: Good for Your Heart Health

After a serious heart event or heart-related diagnosis, such as a heart attack, heart failure or heart surgery, regular exercise and living a heart healthy lifestyle are crucial.

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Chicken with Gorgonzola-Tomato Salsa

Try a new twist on chicken! Too busy? Consider purchasing already prepared salsa, add cheese and top on chicken.

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Medical Misconception: Drink Eight Glasses of Water a Day

Each month, we weigh in on a health and wellness myth and explain the real cause behind the malady.

This month’s misconception: Drink eight glasses of water a day

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Chicken with Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A and a good source of vitamin C. Incorporating vegetables into your meals will help you meet all of your nutrient needs.

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Lunch Shake

Smoothies are an easy way to meet your fruit and vegetable needs for the day. Here’s a nutrient-dense, protein packed shake that can be enjoyed for any meal or snack during the day.

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Inside Carroll Hospital: Vision 2020 Update

In 2013, Carroll Hospital unveiled Vision 2020, a seven-year strategy to create a new model of care: one that focuses not only on delivering exceptional care for the sick, but also on helping community members get healthy and stay well. Now three years into the ambitious plan, we sat down with Helen W. Whitehead, chair of the hospital’s board of directors, to see how Carroll Hospital is transforming that Vision into a reality.

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Roasted Red Pepper and Cannellini Dip

In need of a simple, healthy appetizer for a get-together? Try this tasty roasted red pepper and cannellini bean dip! Pair with veggie sticks or whole-wheat crackers, or use as a condiment for sandwiches.

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A Heart-Healthy Diet

Eating a heart-healthy diet and living a healthy lifestyle are two ways you can help prevent the development of hypertension, high cholesterol or heart disease.

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