Month: October 2016

Life After Breast Cancer – One Survivor’s Story

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In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center wanted to share one survivor’s story. Ann Foster was an oncology nurse at the hospital when she got diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2013 after her yearly mammogram screening. A life-changing event Foster wants to share with others going through the same …

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Can food help in the fight against breast cancer?

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October is breast cancer awareness month. There are campaigns across the country talking about knowing what symptoms to be on the look out for and how to lower someone’s risk. Food is one weapon being used in the fight against one of the most common cancers in women. Registered dietitian Jody Pannozzo from MyDietitian.com is a big …

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Local Wound Care Center® Aims to Raise Awareness of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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National campaign October 24-28 in cities nationwide Show Low, AZ – October 24, 2016 – The Wound Care Center at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center a member of the Healogics network, is participating in the Healogics National Diabetes Campaign from October 24 to 28.  One of nearly 800 Healogics-managed Centers; Wound Care Center at Summit …

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Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center Offers Around-The-Clock Critical Care

Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center will be providing around-the-clock monitoring of its ICU patients by highly trained intensivist physicians (doctors specially trained in critical care) and critical care specialists, delivering an extra layer of care that enhances patient safety. In addition to our hospital staff, we are partnering with Advanced ICU Care® to provide Board-certified …

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Combating Breast Cancer

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WHEN IT COMES to battling breast cancer, early detection and proactive solutions are key. Thanks to diagnostic technologies and increased education about finding breast cancer in its earliest stages, healthcare providers and patients are teaming up to find breast cancer when the disease is most responsive to treatment. There are approximately 2.8 million breast cancer survivors …

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Fall into Fitness

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COLD WEATHER’S moving in, but that doesn’t mean your workout routine has to suffer. When seasons change, your fitness routine should, too. Learn some smart strategies for exercising this fall. Here are four helpful tips to keep in mind as you set out to exercise this autumn:  Layer it on. You need to be warm to …

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Happy, Healthy Halloween

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SUGAR IS FLOWING and bedtimes are later than usual. Try these tricks for a healthy, spooky holiday. [feature_headline type=”left” level=”h6″ icon=”apple” style=”color: #008238″]Eat a healthy meal first.[/feature_headline] To help cut down on the amount of candy your little one consumes, eat a healthy family meal together prior to trick-or-treating. [feature_headline type=”left” level=”h6″ icon=”arrow-down” style=”color: #008238″]Keep sugar to …

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Keeping kids healthy this Fall

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The kids in the White Mountains of Arizona are getting into the routine of juggling homework, extracurricular activities and going to bed at a decent time since school started in August. These are all important things to keep children healthy, especially with the flu season right around the corner. Rachel Armstrong, certified pediatric nurse practitioner …

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Fight pain with food

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When you suffer from any type of pain, finding relief is a top priority. In fact, there are all kinds of treatments people try from over-the-counter medications, physical therapy and even surgical procedures. What about food? Registered dietitian Jody Pannozzo with MyDietitian.com gave us a few foods we might want to buy on our next …

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