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21st Annual Women’s Health Conference: Get Inspired to Get Fit on May 4!

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Summit Healthcare’s annual Women’s Health Conference will take place Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Hon-Dah Resort Casino & Conference Center. Bring your friends and sisters and shop local vendors throughout the event. 10 a.m.: Doors Open 11 a.m.: 15-minute Health Segments Noon: Lunch 1 p.m.: Hear Featured Speaker Kimmie Thorne, Personal Trainer Kimmie …

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Heart Health, Simplified

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Your heart health depends on everything from your age to family history to what you eat. Managing these varied risk factors may seem overwhelming, but it’s actually much easier than you think. “WHEN IT COMES to family history, you can’t disown your genes,” says George Y. Paik, M.D., FACC, general and interventional cardiologist at Summit Healthcare. …

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The Benefits of Early Joint Replacement

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Getting a total joint replacement at a younger age can help you stay active and enjoy a better quality of life. YOU MAY BELIEVE that total joint replacement is something you shouldn’t think about until you are 60 or 70 years old. However, having the procedure in your 40s or 50s might give you more …

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New Family Practice Providers at Summit Healthcare

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Join us in welcoming these four new providers to the White Mountain community. SUMMIT HEALTHCARE’S family medicine professionals treat patients of all ages and provide preventive care as well as treatment for acute illnesses. Summit Healthcare Family Medicine–Lakeside Matthew Waite, D.O., chose to specialize in family medicine so he can advocate for better quality of …

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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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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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Pacemakers vs. Defibrillators

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Has your doctor recommended one of these? Here’s a breakdown of how they differ. IF YOU’VE BEEN diagnosed with a life-threatening arrhythmia, your cardiologist may recommend an implantable device such as a pacemaker or implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). What’s the difference? Both treat arrhythmia. A pacemaker uses electric pulses to keep your heart’s rhythm normal. An …

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Celebrating the Dedication of Summit Healthcare’s Volunteers

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Volunteers lend their time, skills, and warmth to help visitors and staff across all departments at Summit Healthcare. “I AM ONLY one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.” Jill Stansberry, the Director of …

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