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Ingredients: 12 eggs, 1/3 cup chopped carrots, 1/3 cup chopped celery, 3 Tbsp chopped red on-ion, 4 tsp light mayo, 2 tsp brown mustard, Salt and pepper to taste and romaine lettuce leaves, optional.
Chop 4 whole eggs and discard the egg yolks from the other 8 eggs. Chop the 8 egg whites. In a large bowl, combine chopped whole eggs and egg whites. Add remaining ingredients except let-tuce leaves and mix well. Serve on a bed of lettuce, if desired. Click here to read more.
MAY IS NATIONAL CELIAC DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH
there is an estimated three million celiacs, with an average of 95% or 2.7 million people being undiagnosed. Celiac disease is described as an autoimmune disorder triggered by the consumption of gluten in where the villi of the small intestine are damaged causing inter-ference with the absorp-tion of nutrients from food.
What are the symptoms of Celiac disease?
Symptoms may vary from person to person but the following is a list of the most common ones:
Bloating or gas, itchy skin rash, diarrhea, constipation, fatigue, tingling/numbness, pale mouth sores, Joint pain, delayed growth (in children), poor weight gain, thin bones, infertility, headaches, depression, irritability and discolored teeth. Or you may be
completely without symptoms. Click here to read more.
WHEN IS IT APPROPIATE FOR A TEAM MEMBER INJURED ON THE JOB TO BE SEEN ON THE ED?
An injured team member may be seen in an ED for a work-related injury if care is needed and it occurs outside of normal business hours or on a weekend, or of course anytime if it is an actual medical emergency. Emergency care consists of services for an injury or sudden illness which requires immediate attention to prevent risk of permanent damage to a person’s health. If an emergency situation should arise, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency facility. Please make certain that the ED registration person is made aware that the visit is to be billed under workers compen-sation.
Kindly note that, if a team member has an ED visit, then it is required that the injury also be evaluated at Occupational Health by the next business day or a soon as reasonably practicable. It must be determined if the team member can be cleared to return to work. Also, they must approve any specialist referrals. They are located at Lucerne Pavilion and are open between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The team member can take the submitted Notice of injury to Occupational Health and be seen without an appointment. Click here to read more.
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