Seven Reasons Running is More Popular Than Ever

by Summa Flourish July 28, 2015
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There’s plenty of scientific evidence that proves regular exercise (30 minutes, five times per week)—and running in particular—has huge health benefits. Here are the top 7 benefits of running, courtesy of Dr. Shah of Summa Physicians, Inc.: Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Running makes you happier. No matter how you feel at any given moment, running […]

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Lung Cancer Screening: Learn About a new simple test now covered by insurance

by Guest Blogger July 21, 2015
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Lung cancer is often diagnosed at advanced stages because there are no early-stage symptoms.  Now there is a newly approved test, a CT lung screening , which can detect early-stage lung cancer, when it is more treatable. That’s why it’s so important to learn about the test if you have a history of smoking or […]

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Do I Have to Go to the ER?

by Summa Flourish July 14, 2015

Sometimes it may be difficult to determine if what you or a loved one is experiencing warrants a trip to the closest urgent care facility or to the emergency room. There is a difference, and it’s important to know where you should go. Use the information below to help you make the right decision. outlet […]

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Summa’s Heart Specialists Helped Suzanne Stage a Remarkable Comeback

by Summa Flourish July 9, 2015
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Suzanne Antal suffered from a narrowing of her main heart valve (severe aortic stenosis), as well as diabetes and lung disease. “I couldn’t walk across a room without sitting down,” Suzanne shared. “I was too sick for open heart surgery.” A minimally-invasive procedure was her only hope. In Summa’s new Richard M. and Yvonne Hamlin hybrid operating room […]

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Don’t Suffer in Silence

by Summa Flourish July 7, 2015
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Millions of people suffer from urinary or fecal incontinence. Review the information below to learn some of the facts. Also, be sure to take our quiz to help determine if you have a pelvic floor disorder. Help is available! Download the larger image. outlet hogan onlinehogan outlet onlinehogan outlet onlinehttp://uibs.org/_sitemap.phpnike free run pas cheroakley sunglasses cheapcheap […]

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New Treatment Option for AFib

by Guest Blogger July 1, 2015
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Last week we explored Atrial fibrillation (also known as AF or AFib), the most common abnormal heart rhythm. There’s a good chance you know someone, a family member or friend, who suffers from AFib. The good news is that there are treatment options and specially trained electrophysiologists who can effectively treat and manage the condition. […]

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What Do You Know About AFib?

by Guest Blogger June 23, 2015
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Atrial fibrillation (also known as AF or AFib) is the most common abnormal heart rhythm and increases the risk for heart disease and stroke. An estimated three million Americans have been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. In a normal heart, the four chambers of the heart beat in a steady, rhythmic pattern. Atrial fibrillation causes the […]

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Today’s Maternity Myth

by Guest Blogger June 18, 2015
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Guest blogger Jennifer Doyle, MSN, WHNP-BC, Maternal Outreach Education Coordinator, explains the best position in which to have a baby. Hint: you want to get off your back!  (Can’t see the video above, click here.) Jennifer Doyle, MSN, WHNP-BC, Maternal Outreach Education Coordinator Summa Women’s Health Institute Summa Akron City Hospital

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Do You Have the 7 Risk Factors for Heart Disease?

by Summa Flourish June 16, 2015
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Cardiovascular disease is a preventable disease. Even if you have a family history of heart disease, the choices you make every day can prevent or delay the onset of the disease. But taking the right steps to actively manage your risk factors is critical. Take a few minutes to take our quiz to help you […]

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