September 20, 2021

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate Cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. It is very treatable and curable. The key is finding it early so that you can get curative treatment. We would like to encourage all men age 50 -75 to get an annual PSA ( Prostate Specific Antigen) […]

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August 31, 2021

Letter from Summit Medical Group Board Chairman Concerning COVID-19

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We are sharing the letter below with permission from Dr. Nick Thornton, Chairman of the Board of Summit Medical Group, because it contains important information and compelling facts.  We want to encourage our patients and their loved ones who are eligible to seriously consider getting vaccinated if you haven’t already.  If you have questions about […]

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June 8, 2021

Blood Donation

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated Monday June 14, 2021, as world blood donor day.  In the East Tennessee Region our regional blood supplier is MEDIC. Medic services 22 counties in East Tennessee and almost 1.5 million people. Blood donation is a selfless act that truly can save someone’s life. At MEDIC there are […]

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May 20, 2021

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month.  With the beautiful weather we are having, everyone is excited to get out and enjoy the sunshine and warmer temperatures.  Be sure to take steps to protect yourself and loved ones from the sun’s damaging rays.  Get the facts about skin cancer, and learn how to protect your skin […]

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March 18, 2021

National Nutrition Month

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Every year The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sets March aside as National Nutrition Month.  This year celebrates how to personalize YOUR plate.  Everyone has different goals, health concerns and tastes. Every week this month focus on a different area of healthy eating and lifestyle. Week one: Eat a variety of nutritious foods every day.  […]

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January 28, 2021

Dr. Christopher White on Thyroid Disorders – WBIR TV10

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October 5, 2020

Dr. Hall Discusses the Importance of Flu Shots on WBIR- TV 10

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April 16, 2020

National Walking Day

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April 1 was national walking day!  While it has been quite rainy lately, and we are all trying to self-quarantine due to risk of exposure to COVID-19, walking is a very important part of both physical and mental health.  Here at IMA, we try to encourage our patients to be healthy, and this is equally […]

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April 9, 2020

Recommendations from the CDC on Caring for Yourself and Others During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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At IMA/Summit we are very concerned about your well-being. During the COVID-19 pandemic we have changed our office procedures to minimize the risk of exposure to our patients and our staff.  Your health is our number one priority.   We see routine non acutely ill patients (physicals, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease) in the […]

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March 16, 2020

COVID-19 FAQ

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What is COVID-19? Coronaviruses were identified in 1950s and generally cause symptoms similar to most viral illness including the cold and flu (cough, fever, and/or body aches). This is very similar to most viral illnesses including flu and the common cold. COVID-19 is a new coronavirus. Because this virus is new, testing has been limited; […]

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