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 »
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 »
Your sunglasses are more than just an accessory. There’s good reason to invest in a quality pair of sunglasses. Prolonged ultraviolet (UV) ray exposure causes roughly 20% of cataracts, and it may lead to macular degeneration, a type of retinal damage and the No. 1 cause of blindness in the United States, according to the National… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… 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.
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… Read More »
Knowing some do’s and don’ts can help keep your health on the right track. CHANGING HABITS CAN be difficult, particularly if you have developed diabetes later in life, but it isn’t impossible. Here are a few ways to manage Type 2 diabetes and reduce your risk of complications: 1. DO get out and move. Exercising daily… Read More »