Get Your Flu Shot After October 1

The flu is a contagious illness caused by flu viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs. EVERYONE is at risk for getting the flu!  The best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccine each year. The flu season can last into the spring, so getting your flu shot after October 1 gives you the best protection for the whole season.

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Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade granola bars are a fun snack to make with and for your kids! This recipe is made from fresh ingredients and contains no artificial flavors or preservatives. The recipe can be modified for gluten sensitivity or nut allergies by substituting some of the ingredients.
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Carroll Hospital Health Chat: Postpartum Support Group

On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, OB navigator Kaitlyn Raines discusses the hospital’s postpartum support group during a radio interview on WTTR.

 

 

Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!

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Medical Misconception: Hospice is a Location

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

This month’s myth: Hospice is a location. Read More

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Grilled Salmon and White Bean Arugula Salad

This simple salad offers a refreshing lemon-based dressing, making a quick and healthy meal any night of the week!

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Carroll Hospital Health Chat: Radiofrequency Localization

On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, breast surgeon Dona Hobart, M.D., F.A.C.S., medical director of the Center for Breast Health, discusses a new radiofrequency localization procedure for breast cancer patients during a radio interview on WTTR.

 

 

Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!

 

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New Nutrition Facts Label Update

A lot has changed since the previous U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements for the Nutrition Facts Label for packaged foods were published in 1993, including the serving sizes people consume, obesity rates and the research available linking poor diet and exercise habits to numerous chronic diseases.

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Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Charred Asparagus and Snap Peas

Fire up the grill for some shrimp on the barbie Asian style! These shrimp skewers cook in just minutes and complement the sweetness of the sugar snap peas and crispness of the asparagus for a healthy, high fiber meal.

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Carroll Hospital Health Chat: Sun Safety

On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, community educator Karen Fossett, R.N., discusses sun safety.

 

 

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Small Changes, Big Results

Barb Walsh, community nutrition educator at the Tevis Center for Wellness, says that even making small changes in our food choices can have significant results. Here, she shares some healthy swaps to make in our diets:

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