Posts From August, 2017

Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center, TriWest Healthcare Alliance and Show Low VA Clinic Work Together to Meet the Healthcare Needs of Local Veterans

Summit Healthcare and the Show Low VA Clinic headed by Dr. Jeffrey Reres, Medical Director, began negotiations in January of this year to offer local Veterans the opportunity to receive simple x-ray and lab services closer to home. In June, the Pilot Program launched in Show Low, Ariz., and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs has… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 16 2017

Staying Hydrated in the Summer Months | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Staying Hydrated In The Summer Months

FEELING TIRED OR hungry? You might simply be thirsty. Our bodies need water to maintain the right temperature, circulate blood, remove waste, and lubricate our joints. We need a lot of water each day because we’re constantly losing precious body moisture—through breathing, urination, and sweating. HYDRATION INDICATORS Staying hydrated is always important, but during hot summer… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 1 2017

Healthy Bones and Your Young Athlete | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Healthy Bones and Your Young Athlete

GIVING CHILDREN THE space to recover after sports play goes a long way toward protecting their maturing bodies from overuse injuries. Children’s bones are still growing. That means growth plates—the areas of long bones where growth occurs—can complicate injuries that might occur playing sports that involve repetitive arm or leg use, says Jeffrey Reagan, M.D., orthopedic… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 1 2017

Say No to Indoor Tanning

HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS ARE calling for greater restrictions on tanning beds—and for good reason. The American Cancer Society, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Dermatology all agree that tanning beds should be restricted or banned. “We already know that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, tanning beds, and sun lamps is dangerous,” says… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 1 2017

Get Serious About Off-road Safety

AS THE WEATHER warms up, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and dirt bikes come out from hibernating in the garage. While this is an exciting time for many outdoor adventurers and thrill seekers, it can put a major strain on safety. Intuition might tell you that two wheels are more dangerous than four, but researchers at Johns Hopkins… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 1 2017

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