Month: May 2019

A Plan to Take on Navajo County’s Biggest Health Concerns

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The Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) helps Summit Healthcare and our partners tackle serious health problems in our area. Did you know that Navajo County’s suicide rate in 2016 was more than double the national average? Or that the death rate associated with alcohol was almost four times the state average for Arizona? Thanks to the …

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Chronic Wounds: Get Relief That Lasts

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Wounds that don’t show significant improvement in seven days may be chronic—and they need attention from an expert. “The most common misconceptions I hear from patients are, ‘I can take care of my wound at home,’ and ‘It’ll heal on its own,’” says Jeromy Cronin, Director of Wound Care and Hyperbaric at Summit Healthcare. “Effective …

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IV Therapy

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Sometimes, there are occasions when normal medication, or how it is delivered isn’t ideal. When oral medications don’t do the job, or a medication can’t be metabolised, IV therapy can fill the void. Keep reading to learn about IV therapy, and what we can use it for. What can be impacted by IV therapy? Infusion …

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Which Sunscreens are Safer?


Did you know that you should be wearing sunscreen to prevent sunburn, skin cancer, and signs of premature aging every day? Or so that’s what some people say. Others say that some sunscreens actually cause allergies and lead to more serious issues, like cancer. But, ow do you know who to believe? We recommend that …

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