Month: May 2018

Preventing Heart Disease

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Although there are many forms of treatment, prevention is the best alternative.   “WE CAN CERTAINLY treat many heart problems, but it’s always better to avoid the problem to start with,” says Yenhui Huang, M.D., cardiologist at Summit …

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How Much Do You Know About Strokes?

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Strokes are the third leading cause of death in the United States, and the number one cause of people living with long-term, serious disability. May is National American Stroke Month, and we want to share some key information about the condition. Statistics About Strokes Almost 800,000 people experience strokes each year, and almost 150,000 people …

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Dialysis Close to Home

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Thanks to the hard work of a dedicated nurse, inpatient dialysis services are now available to community members receiving care at Summit Healthcare. “THE ADMINISTRATION SUPPORTED me and helped me build this program from the ground up,” says Troy Layden, R.N., Dialysis Program Manager at Summit Healthcare. “It’s great to be part of an organization …

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