Month: November 2018

Smoking Contributes to Bad Cholesterol

Back in the “good old days,” things were acceptable that we wouldn’t even dream of now. You could smoke in restaurants, on airplanes, and pretty much anywhere else. It seems crazy by today’s standards, but that’s how it was. By now, it’s pretty common knowledge that smoking damages our bodies in a myriad of ways. …

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What to Eat—and Avoid—When Taking Antibiotics

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Millions of bacteria populate our intestines, helping regulate digestion, immune health, and overall wellness. Here’s how to protect those “good” bacteria when you get sick. BACTERIA THAT CAUSE illnesses are not the kind of bacteria you want lingering in your body. That’s why doctors prescribe antibiotics to kill them off. Eating specific foods when taking …

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SummitCares.net: Where the Doctor Will See You—Anytime You Want

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A physician can be anywhere you are, thanks to SummitCares.net, Summit Healthcare’s new telehealth service. IT’S 11 P.M. You can’t sleep because your throat is raw and your entire body aches. You think you have the flu and can’t bear the thought of waiting until the morning to see your provider. Fortunately, you don’t have …

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Protecting Your Health this Holiday Season

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When it comes to the holidays, temptation can lie in wait everywhere. Delicious eggnog, our favorite warm-weather foods, rich desserts, and everything we enjoy is just an arm’s length away. Parties and family reunions fill our evenings around this time of year, so there’s no shortage of events and opportunities to eat foods that taste …

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Summit Healthcare on YouTube

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Expand your knowledge about medical topics, community health events, and much more when you tune in to our YouTube channel, Summit HealthCARES. CELEBRATE PATIENT HEALTHCARE SUCCESSES, meet our providers and staff, gain health and safety insight from doctors, healthcare providers, and registered nurses, and take a virtual tour of our facilities. Discover more than 75 videos …

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Time for Your Flu Shot!

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Summit Healthcare’s primary care providers want to make sure residents of the White Mountain Community are ready for the 2018–2019 flu season. “GETTING IMMUNIZED CAN help protect you from the flu, but it does more than that,” says William Thomack, Director of Occupational Health at Summit Healthcare. “This vaccine safeguards your coworkers, family, and friends …

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