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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

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

5 Steps to Stop SIDS | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

5 Steps to Stop SIDS

The leading cause of death among babies 1 month to 1 year old is sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as crib death. WHILE IT IS not known exactly what causes sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), following these steps can reduce the risk. 1. Back is best. When it comes to sleep, the safest position… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 2 2017

Staying Hydrated in the Summer Months | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Staying Hydrated In The Summer Months

FEELING TIRED OR hungry? You might simply be thirsty. Our bodies need water to maintain the right temperature, circulate blood, remove waste, and lubricate our joints. We need a lot of water each day because we’re constantly losing precious body moisture—through breathing, urination, and sweating. HYDRATION INDICATORS Staying hydrated is always important, but during hot summer… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 1 2017

Healthy Bones and Your Young Athlete | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Healthy Bones and Your Young Athlete

GIVING CHILDREN THE space to recover after sports play goes a long way toward protecting their maturing bodies from overuse injuries. Children’s bones are still growing. That means growth plates—the areas of long bones where growth occurs—can complicate injuries that might occur playing sports that involve repetitive arm or leg use, says Jeffrey Reagan, M.D., orthopedic… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 1 2017

Say No to Indoor Tanning

HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS ARE calling for greater restrictions on tanning beds—and for good reason. The American Cancer Society, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Dermatology all agree that tanning beds should be restricted or banned. “We already know that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, tanning beds, and sun lamps is dangerous,” says… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 1 2017

Get Serious About Off-road Safety

AS THE WEATHER warms up, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and dirt bikes come out from hibernating in the garage. While this is an exciting time for many outdoor adventurers and thrill seekers, it can put a major strain on safety. Intuition might tell you that two wheels are more dangerous than four, but researchers at Johns Hopkins… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 1 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

Moms-To-Be, Take Care of Your Skin | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Moms-to-Be: Take Care of Your Skin

As summer approaches, women who are pregnant may become especially uncomfortable, experiencing itching and heat rash. Read on to learn a few tricks to soothe your skin.   ONE OUT OF FIVE WOMEN experiences a skin change or problem during pregnancy, according to the American Pregnancy Association. Pregnancy during the summer months may distress your skin… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 1 2017

A Winter Worry Land | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

A Winter Worry Land

WINTER HEALTH WORRIES? Summit Healthcare can help you stay safe. When you’re surrounded by electric heaters, heated blankets, and all-wheel drive vehicles, it may seem like we’ve conquered hazardous winter conditions. Not so fast. In just a span of four years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 6,600 U.S. residents died from… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 4 2017

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