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Surgery Center Marks Two Years 10August

Surgery Center Marks Two Years

Two years have passed since the ribbon was officially cut on the Wickenburg Community Hospital Diagnostic and Surgical Center. Orthopedic surgeon Mitch Wagner, MD, who has been there from the start, said he is pleased with the number of patients the center has been able to serve and the rural atmosphere at WCH. Wagner is an orthopedic surgeon with an …

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WCH Breast Center Performing Stereotactic Breast Biopsies 20December

WCH Breast Center Performing Stereotactic Breast Biopsies

Administration is pleased to announce that Wickenburg Community Hospital has expanded the Breast Center with the addition of its first Stereotactic Breast Biopsy System.  The biopsy system by Hologic Inc. is an amazing addition that will complement the nationally recognized Breast Center of Excellence.  With Digital Mammography, Breast Ultrasounds and now, Breast Biopsies, WCH will be providing a full range …

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How Dogs Can Help Save Your Life 22November

How Dogs Can Help Save Your Life

Ask people who own dogs what makes them so special and you’ll hear words like friendship (man’s best friend after all), companionship, loyalty and unconditional love. There’s another word you may be be hearing a lot more following the results of a recent study on our relationship with dogs……lifesaver! From CNN.com: The benefits that come with owning a dog are …

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World Mental Health Day 11October

World Mental Health Day

Raising awareness and generating engagement around innovative efforts in support of mental health. That was the overarching objective of World Mental Health Day yesterday. Fortune.com found some sobering statistics regarding how deeply mental health issues are affecting Americans. 1 in 5 (or 8 million) adults experience mental illness in a given year. 1 in 25 (or 10 million) adults experience a serious mental illness. …

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Improve You Health With Just 21 Minutes Per Day 6September

Improve You Health With Just 21 Minutes Per Day

Reduce your time sitting by just 21 minutes per day. According to a new report, that’s all it takes to improve your health. From Newsmax.com: Decreasing the time you sit on the couch just 21 minutes a day can improve your health, say Finnish researchers who set out to discover if reducing sedentary time would harvest any health benefits during one …

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Fleas Bring Plague To Arizona 14August

Fleas Bring Plague To Arizona

Fleas carrying Plague are taking a nasty bite out of two Arizona communities. Officials in Navajo and Coconino counties are warning people to take precautions to reduce their risk of exposure to this disease. From AzCentral.com: Officials in a second part of Arizona have confirmed that fleas in the area tested positive for plague, an infectious disease infamous for killing millions of …

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Federal Grant To Help With Prevention Of Opioid Overdoses 4August

Federal Grant To Help With Prevention Of Opioid Overdoses

  PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Health Services has received a $505,104 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will be used to enhance efforts to address the opioid epidemic in Arizona. The new funding is a supplement to the $3.6 million CDC Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention for States Grant awarded to ADHS in September …

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How Physical Exercise Prevents Dementia 31July

How Physical Exercise Prevents Dementia

Numerous studies have shown that physical exercise seems beneficial in the prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age. Now researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt have explored in one of the first studies worldwide how exercise affects brain metabolism. In order to further advance current state of knowledge on the positive influence of physical activity on the brain, gerontologists and sports …

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Maricopa County Reports its First West Nile Death of Season 22July

Maricopa County Reports its First West Nile Death of Season

Maricopa County Reports its First West Nile Death of Season, Community Urged to ‘Fight the Bite’ PHOENIX (July 21, 2017) – The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is reminding the community to prevent mosquito bites with 19 human cases of West Nile virus infection reported this season, including one death. The individual who died was an older adult who …

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Arizona Ranks 46th In A National Survey Of Child Well-Being 28June

Arizona Ranks 46th In A National Survey Of Child Well-Being

Much Work To Do To reach our goal of one day making Arizona the healthiest state in the nation, we will need to improve our state’s health numbers in a lot of areas. A new report that looked at the best states to raise kids shows just how much work still needs to be done. Arizona ranked 46th in a national survey on …

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