Posts in November, 2016

  • Chicken Noodle Soup

    Ingredients 6 cups of homemade or canned chicken broth 2 large carrots, peeled and sliced 1 large stalk of celery, chopped 1 onion, chopped (1 cup) 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 2 cups cooked chicken, diced (12 ounces) 1 cup canned plum tomatoes (4 ...

  • Martial Arts Can Be Hazardous to Kids

    Perhaps there's a black belt in your child's future. But for safety's sake, kids should only engage in noncontact forms of martial arts, a new American Academy of Pediatrics report says. About 6.5 million U.S. children practice martial ...

  • Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving

    Weight gain is a common problem during the holiday season, but it can be avoided if you have a plan and a bit of self-discipline, a nutrition specialist says. Lack of sleep, an abundance of decadent food and the stress of the holidays are the perfect ...

  • Perfect Form: Squats

    Improper form can hinder your results and increase your risk for injury. We consulted fitness expert and Jupiter Medical Center at the JCC trainer, Vincent Leonard for the skinny on perfecting your squat form. When incorporating this exercise, ...

  • Jupiter Medical Center Partners with Its Physicians to Achieve World-Class Health Care

    Our mission, vision and values are at the core of everything we do, we offer an environment focused on doing what needs to be done, giving our physicians the freedom to focus on their patients above all else. Our physicians are integrally involved in ...

  • Special Foot Care for Diabetes

    It's not high blood sugar, heart disease, or stroke that most often puts people with diabetes in the hospital. It's their feet. Foot wounds are the most common diabetes-related cause for hospitalization. Foot wounds in a person with diabetes ...

  • Jupiter Medical Center Earns 'a' Grade For Patient Safety In Hospital Safety Score

    JUPITER, FLA. (May 5, 2016) – Jupiter Medical Center was one of only two hospitals in Palm Beach and Martin Counties to receive the coveted “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, ranking it among the ...

  • Community Partner Highlight: El Sol

    El Sol was formed as a result of a community effort to transform the problem of an unsafe and contentious open-air day-labor market into a safe and productive resource center in which all people can achieve their highest potential. El Sol is a ...

  • Community Partner Highlight: The Gardens Mall

    The Gardens Mall is located one mile east of I-95 on PGA Blvd. in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The luxurious, 1.4-million-square-foot, super-regional shopping center features more than 150 world-class retail specialty shops and restaurants. It is ...

  • Recipe: All-American Apple Pie

    Ingredients: 2 medium red apples or 4 very small red apples 1/4 cup apple cider 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour 2 tsp. sugar (do not use sugar substitute) 1/4 tsp. apple pie spice 1 rolled refrigerated unbaked piecrust (1/2 of a 15 oz. pkg.) 1 egg, lightly ...

  • Recipe: Beet All Pasta Salad

    Ingredients: 2 cups cooked spiral, whole-wheat pasta 3 cups fresh baby spinach, shredded 1 12-ounce jar whole beets (1-1/2 cups), cut in half 1/4 cup chopped red onion 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts 1 tablespoon real maple syrup 1 tablespoon balsamic ...

  • Recipe: Garlic Cauliflower Mash

    Ingredients 1 medium head cauliflower 1 tablespoon cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon straight chicken base or bullion (may substitute 1/2 teaspoon salt) 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 ...

  • Recipe: Pumpkin-Cranberry Gift Loaves

    Ingredients 1 29-ounce can pure pumpkin (about 1-3/4 cups) 1-1/4 cups sugar 3 eggs or 3/4 cup egg substitute 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1-1/2 teaspoons nutmeg 2-1/4 cups flour 1/2 ...

  • Types of Hearing Tests for Infants and Toddlers

    What are the different types of hearing tests? As part of a hearing evaluation, your child's health care provider will do a complete medical history and physical exam. In addition, there are many different types of hearing tests. Some of them may ...

  • Sports Related Concussions in Young Athletes

    Since 1999, an extensive amount of research and media coverage has been dedicated to sports related concussions. To this day, it is still a hot topic in the media and in medicine. Given the extensive research that has been done, we now have a better ...

  • Cognitive Development in Adolescence

    What is cognitive development? Cognitive development means the growth of a child’s ability to think and reason. This growth happens differently from ages 6 to 12, and ages 12 to 18. Children ages 6 to 12 years old develop the ability to think ...

  • Preschooler Nutrition

    Helpful feeding information for your preschooler Preschool-age children (ages 3 to 5) are still developing their eating habits and need encouragement to eat healthy meals and snacks. These children are eager to learn, especially from other people. ...

  • Diabetes

    What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a disease characterized by high blood sugar, which can be diagnosed with a simple blood test. Diabetes can be controlled through a balance of diet, exercise, blood glucose monitoring and medication. Diabetes affects more ...

  • CT Lung Screening Could Save Your Life

    More people die from lung cancer every year than from breast, colon and prostate cancers combined. In recent years a great deal of research has taken place regarding screening for lung cancer. The good news is that research has proven that CT Lung ...

  • Knee Osteoarthritis

    What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis of the knee occurs when the cartilage between our bones breaks down naturally, making it difficult to avoid as we age. Cartilage is a hard but slippery tissue which serves as a cushion between the bones of ...

  • Your Children Deserve the Very Best

    Jupiter Medical Center has partnered with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to provide world-class pediatric care in northern Palm Beach County. Our Pediatric Services include a 12 bed inpatient unit, pediatric surgery suites, a children’s ...

  • What's in Your Gym Bag? The Best Clothes for Your Workout

    Active wear is all the rage right now, but in the interest of safety and comfort, make wise choices about the fabric of your fitness gear. Choose a fabric that makes sense for your workout. Some things to keep in mind: 100% cotton is very slow to ...

  • Lose the Baby Weight! Post-Natal Workout Tips

    New Moms already have a ton on their plate, and additional stress to lose the baby weight can be overwhelming. It’s important to remember that every mother is different, as is every pregnancy. It is most important to lose weight the healthy ...

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