By now, most women understand the importance of getting a mammogram. But what is a 3D mammogram, and when should you think about upgrading to one? By Holly Rhoton R.T.(M)(B.D.) During a 3D mammogram, a machine uses low-dose X-ray to take a number of images. Those images are then reconstructed to give doctors and radiologists a three-dimensional… Read More »
If you experience chronic migraines, an unexpected treatment may bring relief. Migraines are the third most prevalent illness in the world: More than 90% of migraine sufferers are unable to function normally during a migraine, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. For people with chronic migraines—defined as at least 15 migraines a month—the results can… Read More »
Educating children about how to protect themselves against predatory adults may not be enough. Teens commit roughly one-third of sexual abuse offenses, according to research conducted at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and boys ages 12 to 15 are often implicated in the abuse. Additionally: 69% of the incidents occur in someone’s… Read More »
Summit Healthcare has made it possible for you to seek help with mental health issues in the same office where you have your annual wellness exam. We’ve all experienced stress related to relationships, work, finances, caregiving, and a variety of other situations in our lives. For those times when stress becomes overwhelming, Summit Healthcare’s five… Read More »
Have you been trying to be good all winter, but now you’re faced with summer parties and barbeques? How can you eat well and try to stay healthy with all of the potato chips, beer, and fried foods sitting right under your nose? Well, unfortunately, there’s not a magic wand we can use to magic… Read More »
Summit Healthcare’s new weight management program can help you reach your goals. Almost 40% of U.S. adults are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and everywhere you look, another program promises the secret to slimming down. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to weight loss,” says Deepa Hague, FNP, Weight Management Specialist… Read More »
Online and digital games can become more than idle pastimes. Here’s how to know if you or a loved one may be addicted.
Summit Healthcare’s diagnostic imaging services provide clear direction for patient care in new, innovative ways.
Pain in your feet or ankles can change how you walk—and leave your back hurting, too. THE FEET AND ankles are the body’s shock absorbers. With every step you take, they absorb and distribute the force exerted by the ground. A variety of conditions, including arthritis, plantar fasciitis, fallen arches, and bunions, can cause pain… Read More »
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… Read More »