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Your Monthly Self-Check for Breast Cancer

Though you may be getting your regular mammograms as you should, did you know that you should still be performing monthly breast exams? Doctors recommend that you check yourself for lumps or other irregularities once a month, partly so you know what “normal” is for you (some of us have lumpy breasts, go figure). Checking… Read More »


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 »


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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 »


Treating Skin Cancer

Even though we’re in the darkest time of the year, it’s still important to practice skin safety when you’re outside. The sun can cause signs of premature aging and, unfortunately, skin cancer as well. If you spend a lot of time outside, then it’s important to have regular skin checks to make sure you don’t… Read More »


Is Birth Control Linked to Breast Cancer?

If you’re like us, you’re very careful about what goes into your body. Our health is so much more than sleeping well, exercising, and eating well. While exercising can keep us feeling fit even when we get old, there’s so much more to overall health. When it comes to medications, for example, many of us… Read More »


Smoking Contributes to Bad Cholesterol

Back in the “good old days,” things were acceptable that we wouldn’t even dream of now. You could smoke in restaurants, on airplanes, and pretty much anywhere else. It seems crazy by today’s standards, but that’s how it was. By now, it’s pretty common knowledge that smoking damages our bodies in a myriad of ways.… Read More »


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 »



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Protecting Your Health this Holiday Season

When it comes to the holidays, temptation can lie in wait everywhere. Delicious eggnog, our favorite warm-weather foods, rich desserts, and everything we enjoy is just an arm’s length away. Parties and family reunions fill our evenings around this time of year, so there’s no shortage of events and opportunities to eat foods that taste… Read More »


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 »


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