Category: Informative

Category: Informative

Dangerous Trend in Opioid Overdoses 1June

Dangerous Trend in Opioid Overdoses

2016 report shows opioid death rate as the highest in ten years The Arizona Department of Health Services today released its latest data on opioid overdoses in Arizona showing the highest number of deaths in ten years. In 2016, 790 Arizonans died from opioid overdoses. The trend shows a startling increase of 74 percent over the past four years.   …

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New Study Links Wine and Breast Cancer 25May

New Study Links Wine and Breast Cancer

You might want to re-think that  glass of wine or beer. A new study has found a link between alcohol and breast cancer. Medicalnewstoday.com reports: In 2012, 1.7 million cases of breast cancer were diagnosed across the globe, which makes up 25 percent of all cancer diagnoses in women [….] A new report conducted by the American Institute for Cancer Research …

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2016 Hospital Volunteer Appreciation 23May

2016 Hospital Volunteer Appreciation

On April 28 more than 70 Wickenburg Community Hospital volunteers and their guests were honored at the Wickenburg Ranch Event Center. As hospital services have grown, so has the volunteer program. “We have enjoyed tremendous growth in the past couple years, adding eight new positions in the last year alone,” Volunteer and Training Manager Gogi Gay said. “It is because …

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If you are Lactose Intolerent, you should read this: 17May

If you are Lactose Intolerent, you should read this:

A new study has found those that have a lactose intolerance suffer from decreased Vitamin D levels. Vitamin D is known as the ‘Sunshine Vitamin’ and can help you boost your mood, lose weight, and help fight disease.  According to an article on healthline.com: Few foods contain vitamin D naturally. Because of this, some foods are fortified. This means that …

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Diabetes and the Future 9May

Diabetes and the Future

Do you suffer from diabetes? It can be challenging and, yes, even frustrating. Luckily science, medicine and even technology are making advances that make day to day activity much more manageable. Did you know there are even apps that can help your specific needs? Apps like MySugr and GluOracle are listed as some of the top for 2017. Shopping lists, …

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New Hope for Those with Gluten Intolerance 8May

New Hope for Those with Gluten Intolerance

Do you suffer from belly pain, bloating after eating  wheat? According to medical news.com Gluten intolerance is a wheat-related disorder. Symptoms, including belly pain and bloating, occur after eating foods that contain gluten, such as, wheat, barley, and rye. This intolerance can be painful and keeps many from enjoying food they love. However, help may be on the horizon. A …

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New Recall announced 26April

New Recall announced

  Frito-Lay today announced it is voluntarily recalling select Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning

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Whooping Cough and What You Need to Know 17April

Whooping Cough and What You Need to Know

There have been confirmed cases of whooping cough in Arizona. This respiratory infection begins in the nose and throat then can take a very serious turn. So what do you need to know? According to WebMD, watch for these symptoms: At first, whooping cough has the same symptoms as the average cold: Mild coughing Sneezing Runny nose Low fever (below …

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Pool of Dreams Announces Contest Winner 10April

Pool of Dreams Announces Contest Winner

The citizens committee for the Pool of Dreams is pleased to announce local resident George Deavor as the winner of a full year’s membership at the Wickenburg Community Hospital Fitness Center.  Deavor along with many other community members participated in a contest to see who could come closest in guessing the amount of money in the water bottle.  For several …

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This week is Patient Access Week 3April

This week is Patient Access Week

It is a week dedicated to honoring our Patient Access Department for all their continued hard work and dedication to making positive experiences for our patients.  Why is Patient Access so important? The Patient Access Department has always been an integral piece of how hospitals work, because the department touches every patient who comes through the hospital’s doors. This team is …

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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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