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A year into COVID-19: How are you coping?

About a year ago, I wrote an article encouraging you to keep your mental health in mind at the beginning of a pandemic. It’s hard to believe that one year later, most of us are still living our lives radically different. Working in the primary care setting, I’ve had the …READ MORE »

Shin Splints & How to Prevent Them

As the weather gets warmer, you can take your training outside! It is important to take precautions to prevent injuries like shin splints when training. Monica Boyer, GHS Athletic Trainer with the Granville Sports Medicine Program, explains shin splints and how you can avoid them. What are shin splints? Repetitive …READ MORE »

Healthy Recipe: Greek Salad with Quinoa & Chicken

This healthy 5-ingredient salad recipe has everything your diet needs for a satisfyingly complete meal! Prep Time: 10 minutes Yields: 2 servings Ingredients: 4 cups chopped kale 1 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken 1 cup cooked quinoa 1/4 cup sliced jarred roasted red peppers 1/4 cup Greek salad dressing 1 …READ MORE »

Colon Care

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. Below, Albin Abraham, MD, who practices at Granville Gastroenterology Associates provides information on colon care screening. Why? Colon cancers are the third most-common cause of cancers in the US with approximately 145,000 new cases of colorectal cancers diagnosed ever year. The good news is …READ MORE »

ENT Tips for Kids

February is Kids ENT Health Awareness month. Many parents have tried to provide comfort to a baby or toddler with an ear infection as they are quite common – a whopping three-quarters of children will get one by age 3.  What is an ear infection? An ear infection occurs in …READ MORE »

American Heart Month

Did you know that heart disease is a leading cause of death in the US? February is American Heart Month and focusing on your heart health has never been more important. People with poor cardiovascular health are also at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19. Make heart health a …READ MORE »

Heart Healthy Recipe: Chicken Picadillo

This zesty one-pot meal contains several heart-healthy ingredients and is easy to throw together on a busy weeknight – give it a try! Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Yields: 6 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup of chicken and vegetables) Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil 1 large yellow …READ MORE »

New Year, New Baby

Many couples will list starting a family as one of their hopes for the new year. If you have made this decision, congratulations! Dr. Cassandra Hornbuckle, OB/GYN provider at Granville Primary Care & OB/GYN, offers some insight on things that you can do before a pregnancy to keep yourself healthy and …READ MORE »

National CRNA Week Sheds Light on “The Future of Anesthesia Care Today”

Nurse anesthetists across the country will educate the public about advancements in anesthesia patient safety and the role and value of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) in delivering anesthesia care in today’s—and tomorrow’s—U.S. healthcare system during the 22nd annual National CRNA Week observance January 24-30, 2021. The public education theme, …READ MORE »

Granville Health System Vaccinates Thousands Against COVID-19

Granville Health System (GHS) continued to vaccinate older adults against COVID-19 on Saturday and Sunday, January 16 and 17. With thousands of appointments booked, the health system, with the help of dozens of volunteers and staff, administered the COVID-19 vaccine to about one hundred people each hour, resulting in more …READ MORE »