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2D vs. 3D Mammogramms

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 »

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2019

Where Did That Bruise Come From?

Unexpected bruises can be alarming, but most of the time, they are a common part of aging. A shiner after a serious bump or knock is expected when you are young. However, older adults may notice that bruises seem to appear out of the blue. What gives? Bruises occur when small blood vessels called capillaries break… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2019

Overcome Migraine Pain | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Overcome Migraine Pain

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 »

  • Posted on: Sep 9 2019

Summit Healthcare Foundation: Making High-Quality Care Possible | Show Low, AZ

Summit Healthcare Foundation: Making High-Quality Care Possible

Thanks to generous donations from the community, the Summit Healthcare Foundation helps northeastern Arizonans access the advanced medical services they need. Evidence of how much our friends and neighbors value the services Summit Healthcare provides is visible across our campus. Over the years, thanks to our supporters’ gifts, the Summit Healthcare Foundation has funded a variety of… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 9 2019

Talking to Teens About Sexual Assault | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Talking to Teens About Sexual Assault

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 »

  • Posted on: Aug 2 2019

Primary Care: A Place to Address Physical and Mental Health | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Primary Care: A Place to Address Physical and Mental Health

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 »

  • Posted on: Aug 2 2019

Achieve Lasting Weight Loss with Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Achieve Lasting Weight Loss with Summit Healthcare

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 »

  • Posted on: Jun 28 2019

Why You Need Good Sunglasses (and How to Find Them) | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Why You Need Good Sunglasses (and How to Find Them)

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 »

  • Posted on: Jun 28 2019

A Plan to Take on Navajo County’s Biggest Health Concerns | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

A Plan to Take on Navajo County’s Biggest Health Concerns

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 »

  • Posted on: May 31 2019

Chronic Wounds: Get Relief That Lasts | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Chronic Wounds: Get Relief That Lasts

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 »

  • Posted on: May 31 2019

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