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Love the ‘Good Bacteria’ 31January

Love the ‘Good Bacteria’

Written by: Roger Rose, RPh, Director of Pharmacy Services, Wickenburg Community Hospital Probiotics are “good” bacteria used to help maintain a healthy gut, which in turn helps strengthen the immune system. When the gut flora becomes disrupted or wiped out, through such things as antibiotic use and chronic stress, pathogenic bacteria have the opportunity to settle. This can lead to a cascade …

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How to: Reduce Upper Respiratory Infections in Children 30November

How to: Reduce Upper Respiratory Infections in Children

Written by: Roger Rose, RPh, Director of Pharmacy Services Clinical trials indicate that supplementation with probiotics and vitamin C may reduce upper respiratory infections in children. A new study included 57 children three to six years of age attending a preschool facility. Researchers found that children who received daily supplementation of 50 mg vitamin C plus probiotics containing 12 million …

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“Miracle Mouthwashes” & More 4May

“Miracle Mouthwashes” & More

Compounding dental mouthwashes or rinses may offer numerous advantages over commercially available preparations.  It is more desirable to compound mouthwashes using pharmaceutical grade bulk powders as a source of active ingredients (antibiotics, anesthetics, etc.) versus the common practice of combining available liquids, due to concerns of palatability, flavors (different products have different flavors, which may not be compatible), limit or …

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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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