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Demand Spurs Hospital Growth

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) announced last week it will undertake a major expansion to bring comprehensive health care services to the area.  Plans include a 10,500 sq. ft. surgical and diagnostic center, a new medical office building, an expanded physical therapy department and a possible new fitness facility. The U.S.[…]

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My Answer for Leg Pain

I had a lot of leg pain, muscle cramping, and jumpy legs after working all day.  I would get up in the middle of the night to sit in a tub of water to get the pain under control.  Within 24 hours of my procedure, I had very little pain[…]

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Vitamin D May Help to Prevent Progression of Prostate Cancer

According to Roger Rose, RPh, “Vitamin D deficiency may increase the odds that some men who already are at high risk for prostate cancer will have an aggressive form of the disease,” according to a study published in Clinical Cancer Research.  African American men typically have lower levels of vitamin D[…]

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ER Nurse Can’t Think of Anything She’d Rather Do

An emergency room is the pulse of any hospital, where situations happen fast and staff must be prepared to go from one patient to several critically wounded in a matter of minutes. Wickenburg Hospital’s emergency room (ER) Nursing Supervisor Tammy Olk has the character to deal with each situation as[…]

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