Yearly Archives: 2017

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E. Coli Outbreak 6March

E. Coli Outbreak

Four cases of E. Coli have been reported in Arizona so far. This is part of an ongoing, multi-state investigation that has confirmed over 12 cases of the illness and has been linked to I.M. Healthy Soynut Butter and soynut Butter products. Our disease detectives are working on the state and local level to rapidly identify the source of this …

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Colon Cancer in Younger Generations 6March

Colon Cancer in Younger Generations

There is new, shocking evidence that suggests, that ” while the rates of colorectal cancer are dropping overall, they are rising among Gen Xers and millennials (azhha).” More than a decade ago, scientists noticed an odd quirk in the data: While overall rates of colorectal cancer have been falling dramatically since the mid-1980s, there’s been a steady uptick of this …

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Pink Ribbon Angels Receive $23k In Donations 4March

Pink Ribbon Angels Receive $23k In Donations

WICKENBURG, AZ (March 4, 2017) – The Pink Ribbon Angels are pleased to announce receipt of a $23,000 donation from the Wickenburg Breast Cancer Network, Inc., as the net result of their October 2016 Wickenburg Walk to Boot Breast Cancer in downtown Wickenburg. A $3,000 portion of the donation has been earmarked toward the purchase of additional diagnostic equipment for …

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Important: New Recall Announced 1March

Important: New Recall Announced

U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA): Lakeview Cheese and Bashas’ Family of Stores Issue Voluntary Cheese Recall Out of an abundance of caution and  with an emphasis on customers’ wellness and safety, Lakeview Cheese and Bashas’ Family of Stores are proactively recalling various types of Colby cheese due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. It’s important to note that …

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Thinning Hair? We Can Help. 22February

Thinning Hair? We Can Help.

Written by: Roger Rose, RPh, Director of Pharmacy Services Did you know that there are various types of baldness, and the treatments differ? About half the men and women show some degree of balding by the age 40. Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is the most common form of hair loss. In men, AGA is known as male-pattern baldness and hair is …

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Boost Your Vitamin D 20February

Boost Your Vitamin D

Help to kick your cold or flu this winter with an extra dose of Vitamin D. Found in the sunshine, this vitamin is essential to protecting your bones and now studies have found it can prevent respiratory infections as well. “The researchers found that people who took daily or weekly vitamin D supplements were less likely to report acute respiratory infections, …

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Ginger Health Benefits 15February

Ginger Health Benefits

Are you a fan of ginger? You’re in luck according to a recent study, findings show several benefits to incorporating ginger into your diet. According to Fox News Health ginger can: Ease arthritis pain Soothe sore muscles Banishes stomach bloat Eases period pain Combats migraines Ease stomach bloat Ginger can be made into tea, into a salve or even a syrup …

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Alert: Warning of Possible Telephone Scams 14February

Alert: Warning of Possible Telephone Scams

Arizona Department of Health Services has issued a warning of possible telephone scams. On Monday morning, February 13, 2017, the Arizona Department of Health Services began to receive an unusually large volume of calls indicating a telephone scam was in play. The agency’s phone provider has confirmed the department is the victim of a telephone scam.  The department reports people …

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How Marriage Can Affect Your Health 9February

How Marriage Can Affect Your Health

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, this new study released is perfectly appropriate. The University of Arizona has discovered an interesting correlation between marriage and health. “Earlier studies on marriage and divorce have shown that marriage is usually associated with a longer lifespan and fewer health problems, while divorce is associated with higher mortality,” said the study’s lead author, Dr. Randa …

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Fighting Memory Loss 6February

Fighting Memory Loss

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that mental activities may protect against mild cognitive impairment. In their latest study, Mayo Clinic researchers have found that engaging in mentally stimulating activities, even late in life, may protect against new-onset mild cognitive impairment, which is the intermediate stage between normal cognitive aging and dementia. The study found that cognitively normal people 70 …

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Primary Care

Community Hospital Clinics are located in Wickenburg, Wittmann, and Congress. We sincerely follow our mission to provide quality health and wellness services where the patient, family, and community come first.

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Emergency Care

Our 8 bed Emergency Room department is fully staffed with emergency physicians, nurses, and ER specialists. Your wait time is typically measured in minutes not hours as in the larger metropolitan hospitals.

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Surgical Services

Wickenburg Community Hospital provides a wide variety of surgical care and treatment. We serve a vibrant and active community who favors quality health care close to home.

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