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What are the costliest diseases 1January

What are the costliest diseases

Healthcare costs can add up. Do you know the top diseases that are the costliest? According to Forbes Magazine: Researchers looked at the conditions and diseases over an 18-year period through 2013 that are driving U.S. health spending, which accounts for 17% of the U.S. economy. “The top 10 or 20 things aren’t always things that people are thinking of,” Joseph …

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Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Loss 18May

Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Loss

Recently researchers showed that artificial sweeteners may cause certain gut bacteria to induce glucose intolerance and metabolic disease, both significant markers for obesity and diabetes.  Researchers have long wondered why non-caloric artificial sweeteners do not seem to assist weight loss.  Eran Elinav, PhD., Rehovot, Israel, showed that artificial sweeteners have a direct effect on the body’s ability to utilize glucose.  …

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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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