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Do You Have a Cold, the Flu, or Something More? | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Do You Have a Cold, the Flu, or Something More?

IF YOU’RE FEELING under the weather, you may be tempted to write it off as just a cold or the flu. But flu-like symptoms can also signal serious health problems, such as a heart attack. Sometimes the familiar warning signs of a cold or the flu—chills, dizziness, loss of appetite, and muscle aches—may indicate critical… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 31 2018

Talk to a Nurse, 24/7 | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Talk to a Nurse, 24/7

Summit Healthcare’s Nurse Advice Line—844.811.7358—lets you talk to a nurse at any time, day or night. EXPERIENCED NURSES ARE available to answer questions and offer treatment options and advice based on your individual health questions and symptoms, such as: sudden rash fever and body aches headaches twisted ankle stomach pain A registered nurse can help… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 31 2018

The Importance of Sleeping Soundly | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

The Importance of Sleeping Soundly

Make sure your children are getting enough sleep with these wellness tips from Summit Healthcare pediatricians. FROM THE MOMENT your baby arrives in the world, his or her body craves rest. “Sleep is critical for healthy development of a child, and a consistent schedule is important for parents as well,” says Daniel Brewer, D.O., pediatrician… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 5 2018

Cancer Care for Our Community | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Cancer Care for Our Community

Summit Healthcare provides caring cancer treatment and preventive cancer screenings right here in your community. WHAT HAPPENS AFTER DIAGNOSIS? Hearing that you have been diagnosed with breast cancer can feel overwhelming at first. Instead of researching every possible scenario, it may prove most helpful to know your next actionable steps. Get to know your cancer.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 29 2017

How to Keep Your Kids Healthy in Winter | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

How to Keep Your Kids Healthy in Winter

Cold weather means flu season and kids spending more time indoors. Learn how to keep your children healthier through flu vaccination and more exercise. THE VALUE OF VACCINATION The flu runs rampant during the fall and winter months, causing a wide variety of symptoms, including cough, fever, headache, and sore throat. In severe circumstances, the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2017

Pancreatic Cancer: Looking for Hope | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Pancreatic Cancer: Looking for Hope

Difficulty in detecting pancreatic cancer makes effective treatment challenging, but not impossible. LOCATED BEHIND YOUR stomach, the pancreas is responsible for producing insulin, which regulates blood sugar and breaks down food so the body can process the nutrients. Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal forms of cancer: The National Cancer Institute estimates there… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 2 2017

Understanding Your Baby's Cry | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Understanding Your Baby’s Cry

All babies cry, but not all crying has the same cause. ONE OF THE first things a baby does when he enters the world is cry. At birth, crying is a way for your baby to announce his arrival and express his displeasure at how much colder and less comfortable the outside world is. From that moment,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 2 2017

Your Guide to Mammograms and Breast Awareness | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Your Guide to Mammograms and Breast Awareness

Knowing your body and having regular screening mammograms can help you detect breast cancer early. Stay informed about the benefits of mammograms as well as the warning signs of breast cancer with this guide.   For more information or to set up your next screening mammogram, visit summithealthcare.net/womens-imaging.

  • Posted on: Sep 29 2017

Men, Don't Skip Out on Checking In | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Men, Don’t Skip Out on Checking In

Reluctance to schedule routine checkups can prevent early intervention for a number of diseases that become more challenging to treat as they progress.   ESTABLISHING A RELATIONSHIP with a primary care physician while you’re healthy can allow for simpler, less invasive, and more effective treatments. Many diseases, such as cancer and heart disease, can be treated much… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 1 2017

Too Young to Have a Stroke? | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Too Young to Have a Stroke?

While very few young adults suffer strokes, the rate of stroke has been rising among young men and women.   ABOUT 795,000 PEOPLE have a stroke each year in the United States, a number influenced by numerous factors, including age, gender and health habits. Women are more likely to have a stroke than men—55,000 more women than men… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 1 2017

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