Being an Educated Healthcare Consumer

In retail purchases, you have a choice in where you spend your money; this is also true with healthcare decisions. Having several healthcare options to choose from is great, but sometimes comparing those options can be confusing and intimidating. That’s why, if you plan to call around to compare pricing, you should arm yourself by…

Enjoying the Thanksgiving Feast with GERD

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For many, this is a day set aside for dining with family and enjoying comfort foods and traditions. But for those who suffer from GERD, gastroesopahgeal reflux disease, and heartburn, this holiday meal could be fraught with fear and pain. No, we’re not referring to the love/hate relationship between…

Dr. Daniel White on Meniscal Transplant

NFL running back, Adrian Peterson, was in the news recently after suffering an injury to his meniscus, requiring surgery and sidelining him for the season. But this type of injury isn’t exclusive to professional football players. The meniscus is a rubbery, C-shaped disc that provides cushion in your knee joint. For a young active person,…

The Most important Back-to-School Activity

Children of all ages benefit from moderate-intensity activity. This can include endurance and cardio to strengthen the heart and lungs, flexibility found through bending, reaching and stretching and strength to build strong muscles and bones. Learning and regularly practicing these basic skills and movements prepares the body for growth and the development of critical agility,…

Keeping Healthy through the Summer Vacation

You’ve waited all year for the upcoming family vacation. With the kids out of school, it’s officially time to look forward to some together time with your loved ones. Whether you’re planning a staycation to discover activities in your hometown or have plans for a road trip or plane ride, the vacation is guaranteed to…

Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

It’s that time of year again. The days are growing longer, the sun is brighter and your friends and family members are emerging from their winter hibernation. While summer is a wonderful time, it is also one of the most dangerous to your skin. For this reason, it is extremely important to be mindful when…

Radio Interview With Dennis Jack

As Summit Medical Center prepares for its First Anniversary Health Summit Open House, CEO Dennis Jack spoke with K2 Radio host Brian Scott about the hospital’s first year in business, and what to expect at the open house. You can join the celebration at Summit Medical Center, 6350 East Second Street, Casper, on Saturday, May…