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December 26, 2023

Dr. Brandon Morris Discusses Medication Safety on WATE Living East Tennessee

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June 20, 2023

Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

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June is Migraine and Headache awareness month. It is no wonder that we need a whole month for awareness. It is thought that 12% of adults suffer from migraines. While many with migraines do not have life altering symptoms, there is certainly at best a temporary limitation that comes with even infrequent migraines. Why do […]

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February 28, 2023

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

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March is colorectal cancer awareness month. According to the World Health Organization, colon cancer is the third most common cancer in males and the second most common cancer in females.  There are over 150,000 new cases of colon cancer every year. Colon cancer risk increases after age 40. Risk factors for colon cancer include:  genetics […]

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February 7, 2023

American Heart Month

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February is designated American Heart Month to raise awareness of heart disease. Why it is important to protect your heart? Your heart beats over 100,000 times per day. Your heart pumps about 1.5 gallons of blood every minute. Over the course of a day, that adds up to over 2,000 gallons. The adult heart is […]

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November 1, 2022

Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss is a common disorder that has a significant impact on quality of life.  Its prevalence increases with age, with the vast majority occurring in older adults.  Age related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is a common cause.  Hearing loss is associated with higher rates of depression and dementia, resulting in decreased quality of life.  […]

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October 3, 2022

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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As this year passes by quickly, it is hard to believe it is already October.  As many of you may be aware, October is breast cancer awareness month.  Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women, but it is very diagnosable and treatable.  Over the years, there has been significant improvement in […]

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July 19, 2022

The Latest on Covid-19 Pandemic in the US as of July 1, 2022

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2022 has been a significant year for Covid illness thus far.  2021 proved deadly with spread of the delta variant of Covid.  At the start of last winter, new mutations of the virus became more prevalent and were given the name Omicron.  December 2021 and January 2022 had high numbers of cases.  Fortunately, severity of […]

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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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January 28, 2021

Dr. Christopher White on Thyroid Disorders – WBIR TV10

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