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Heart Health, Simplified | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Heart Health, Simplified

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.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 31 2019

The Benefits of Early Joint Replacement | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

The Benefits of Early Joint Replacement

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 »

  • Posted on: Jan 31 2019

New Family Practice Providers at Summit Healthcare | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

New Family Practice Providers at Summit Healthcare

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… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 31 2018

| Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Overcoming Breast Cancer: One Woman’s Story

When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Patti Bird found the solutions she needed at Summit Healthcare. PATTI WAS INSTALLING a windshield in a car with her fiancé, Brad Anderson, when she first felt pain. “I was climbing on a trunk and hit my chest, which really hurt,” Patti says. “I thought that maybe I… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 31 2018

What to Eat—and Avoid—When Taking Antibiotics | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

What to Eat—and Avoid—When Taking Antibiotics

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… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2018

SummitCares.net: Where the Doctor Will See You—Anytime You Want | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

SummitCares.net: Where the Doctor Will See You—Anytime You Want

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… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2018

Summit Healthcare on YouTube | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Summit Healthcare on YouTube

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… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 13 2018

Time for Your Flu Shot! | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Time for Your Flu Shot!

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… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 13 2018

Grief vs. Depression | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Grief vs. Depression

Losing a loved one, getting diagnosed with a chronic illness, or retiring and feeling a lack of purpose are all stressful life events that can make older adults grieve or feel sad. LOSING A LOVED ONE, getting diagnosed with a chronic illness, or retiring and feeling a lack of purpose are all stressful life events… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 28 2018

Pacemakers vs. Defibrillators | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Pacemakers vs. Defibrillators

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… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 28 2018

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