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Torn Meniscus: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Discover the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for a torn meniscus. Learn how this common knee injury occurs, how it affects daily life, and how to restore mobility and alleviate...

What is Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease?

One viral infection that often affects children under 5 years old is hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) or coxsackie. Summit Health pediatrician Erica Gennaro, MD, says parents often have many questions about...

Healthy vs. Unhealthy Weight Loss

Losing weight is not an easy task. There are no healthy, quick fixes. In a world filled with crash diets and meal replacement shakes it can be hard to know...

Outpatient Joint Replacement: A Patient Story

For 10 years, Angela Vaughn suffered from severe arthritis pain in her knees. As a Track & Field coach and science teacher, she needed to be on her feet and...

Memory Loss: What’s Normal and What Isn’t?

As we age, we struggle to remember faces, names and memories. Learn what is and isn't normal in terms of memory loss symptoms with Summit Health neurologists David Blady, MD, and...

Four Things to Know About Disc Replacement Surgery

Most people experience neck or back pain at some point in their lives. For some, the discomfort is temporary. But for others, the pain persists, making everyday activities difficult.

Appendicitis: Teresa’s Story

Teresa’s day started with an early morning call to her primary care physician, Soma Mandal, MD. She’d been dealing with an unusual stomachache for two days and wanted to get...

What is Thyroid Disease? Q&A with an Endocrinologist

Thyroid diseases occur when your thyroid over- or underproduces these hormones. Debra Margulies, MD, an endocrinologist at Summit Health, answers questions about thyroid diseases called hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. She explains...

How Team-Based Care Benefits You

Did you know that Summit Health offers team-based care? You may be wondering what that means, and how it can help you. Team-based care means our care providers help you...

Blood Clots: Are You at Risk?

Blood clots are essential to the body's ability to heal. However, blood clots can be a problem when they form inappropriately. Learn more about blood clot risk factors, and blood...