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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[…]

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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. 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.[…]

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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 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[…]

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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 Officials in a second part of Arizona have confirmed that fleas in the area tested positive[…]

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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[…]

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