Vaping is often considered a “safer” alternative to cigarette smoking. But is it really? We’re breaking down some facts in this blog.
Smoking is the single most preventable cause of death, killing 7 million people worldwide each year. Because of that, there has been much excitement and fanfare over what...
Maybe you’ve known someone who was diagnosed with breast cancer after finding a lump. But while a lump in the breast tissue is the most well-known of breast cancer changes, it’s not the only change.
In fact, in many cases, lumps are too small or under...
Apple-Cinnamon Fruit Bars
1 cup chopped nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds or hazelnuts) or old-fashioned rolled oats, divided
¾ cup whole-wheat pastry flour (see Tip)
¾ cup all-purpose flour
½ cup sugar
½ teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
1 large egg
As she was nearing the age of 40, Jenny Davis decided to change her life for the better through weight loss surgery. She was tired of being “trapped” by her current weight.
“My life was just very boring and sedentary,” said Jenny. “My life was ruled by my food, and...
Daniel Cronk, MD
The goal of bariatric surgery is to do something to the stomach to help you lose weight that makes you feel full faster while eating less food. Myth or fact?
This is a great topic to discuss since it is often a source of confusion when it comes...
Each year in October, the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) holds its annual meeting in the greater Nashville area. A portion of the meeting is devoted to a “Leadership Summit" which includes both oral and poster presentations of best practices as well as quality initiatives across the state. Beginning in...
Nursing is a very diverse work force in respect to the age and education of individual nurses. There are second career nurses and nurses who went straight into nursing school out of high school. Many nurses continue to work into their 60’s and 70’s. This diversity creates a unique...
No one is born alone, and in a perfect world no one would ever die alone. Unfortunately, due to a variety of circumstances, periodically a patient will come to the end of his or her life without any family or close friends to be with during the final hours...
It is possible to reach the feeling of satiety without being bogged down by feeling full. Think of satiety as the feeling that the body is satisfied that nutrition goals are met. People tend to mix up the different sensations of fullness and satiety that result from eating.
UNJURY Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls
¾ cup Reduced fat peanut butter
3 scoops, or packets of Chocolate UNJURY (Classic or Splendor)
Measure ¾ cup Reduced fat peanut butter and add to mixing bowl.
Add 3 scoops of chocolate UNJURY, 1 scoop at a time, stirring well after each scoop...
BLT Deviled Eggs
1 dozen large eggs
8 slices bacon (or swap for turkey bacon)
¼ cup Fage Total Greek yogurt-buy a small single serve container
¼ cup Hellmann’s mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon fine sea salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper