Medical Misconception: Midwifery

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

Using a certified nurse midwife for obstetric care is becoming more and more commonplace today, but many myths surround the care they provide. Here are three common myths surrounding midwifery:

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Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin is a fall favorite! It’s loaded with the antioxidant beta-carotene which the body converts to vitamin A for eye health. Current research indicates that diets rich in foods containing beta-carotene may reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancer and protect against heart disease.

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Inside Carroll Hospital: Celebrating Our History

Every year, Associates at Carroll Hospital celebrate the hospital’s anniversary with SPIRIT Week.

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Quick Guacamole

1/5 of an avocado (1 oz. serving) has 50 calories, 4.5 gm fat and nearly 20 vitamins and minerals. Although avocados have more fat than any other fruit, they are heart-healthy mono and polyunsaturated fats that may help reduce cholesterol levels and heart disease risk when consumed in moderation.

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On the Path to Good Health

It’s well established that eating well is important for your overall health. Here are a few ways to make healthy eating fun and interesting:

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Broiled Salmon with Gingery Cucumber Salad

Want to incorporate more fish in your diet? Try this recipe for a tasty yet healthful meal!

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Medical Misconception: Handwashing

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

This month’s misconception: Warm or hot water is the best to use when washing hands

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Strawberry Chia Smoothie

Chia seeds have a mild, nutty flavor and can easily be added to salads, cereal, rice dishes or yogurt. Chia seeds are an excellent fiber source, heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids and a good source of protein.

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Inside Carroll Hospital: Breathing Space

In order to help our employees decompress during their shifts, Carroll Hospital recently opened an Associate support room called “Breathing Space.”
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Cool Cauliflower Salad

Cool cauliflower salad is a healthy, lower calorie alternative to calorie-dense pasta or potato salad.

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