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FNS Photo by Kathleen J. Bryan A male patient undergoes a CAT scan for possible kidney stones Saturday at the McKenzie County Hospital’s emergency room in Watford City.

Emergency treatment: Oilfield work, traffic pushing more people to Watford City ER

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WATFORD CITY — Dr. Donita Diamond came to western North Dakota from Detroit to get away from crime and kids showing up in her clinic with bullet wounds.


But after five months in the trenches of the McKenzie County Clinic and the hospital’s emergency room in Watford City, she said she doesn’t feel any safer.

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