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  MedWatch: CCMH Chaplains design bereavement education program

The death of a loved one is never easy, and for some, the grieving process takes a lot longer. Now, Comanche County Memorial Hospital has a new program to help you in your healing journey.

  MedWatch: Not too late for flu shot

  MedWatch: Coronary Artery Disease

  Patients Right to Pharmacy Choice Act" passed after a vote on the Oklahoma House Floor

  Have bad breath? You could be making it worse. Here’s how.

GRAPHIC: FDA warns against using ‘vampire plasma’ to reverse aging

Scientists discover how to make immune cells better at killing cancer

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Spain is the world’s healthiest country – the U.S. did not make the top 20

  MedWatch: Heart bypass surgery is most common heart surgery

  MedWatch: Congestive Heart Failure

  MedWatch: Doctor’s warn about Deep Vein Thrombosis

  MedWatch: Peripheral Arterial Disease

  MedWatch: Local physician has concerns over opioid prescribing restrictions

  MedWatch: Group uses dogs as form of therapy for patients

One local non-profit is using dogs as a form of therapy to provide comfort and companionship to patients who might need a bit of puppy love.

  MedWatch: Organ donor families honor loved ones with quilt

Oklahoma has one of the highest number of registered organ donors in the country. However, there's still about 700 people in the state, and 114,000 in the country waiting for their second chance at life.

  MedWatch: Donor breast milk available through OK Mother’s Milk Bank

A Mother's own milk is always preferred, however when this is not available, donor milk may be the best option.

Santa honors boy’s Christmas wish by bringing $1,200 for cancer research

After an 8-year-old asked Santa to borrow money for kids with cancer, word spread quickly among family friends and colleagues, and the boy found $1,200 under the tree Christmas morning.

Blood pressure medication recalled due to ‘unexpected impurity’

Doctors baffled after 11-year-old girl’s brain tumor disappears

Most drug overdoses involve fentanyl, CDC finds

  MedWatch: Holiday Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony

  MedWatch: Circle of Caring Program

  MedWatch: The dangers of Juuling

  Local doctor remembered after deadly crash on Wednesday

Some patients are mourning the loss of their Lawton doctor after she died in a car crash during her commute to work from Oklahoma City.

  MedWatch: The Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout happens on the third Thursday of every November.

FDA recalls blood pressure medication due to possible risk of cancer

The FDA advises consumers to continue using the medication until their pharmacist provides a replacement or their doctor provides an alternative treatment option.

  MedWatch: Palliative Care at CCMH

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care month. However, hospice and palliative care are NOT one and the same.

  MedWatch: National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness month, and the medical community wants to use this time to help eliminate the stigma surrounding diabetes by educating people.

  MedWatch: NICU reunion

MedWatch: NICU reunion

  MedWatch: Jim Thorpe Inpatient Rehab Center Reunion Courage Award recipient

The Annual Jim Thorpe Inpatient Rehab Reunion is held every year to celebrate the success of their rehab patients. Each year a courage award is given to the patient who has shown the most strength and perseverance. That patient this year was Gloria Dille.

  MedWatch: Jim Thorpe Inpatient Rehab Center utilizes Easy Street

The Jim Thorpe Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at CCMH is helping patients recover using what they call the "Easy Street."

  MedWatch: Fastest testing for breast cancer

October is breast cancer awareness month and Comanche County Memorial Hospital is the only hospital to offer the fastest testing for breast cancer in southwest Oklahoma.

  MEDWATCH: Mother and daughter train for Spirit of Survival

Whether you're running the Spirit of Survival to be healthy or to honor someone you know who has cancer, the proceeds all go to the same place--The Cancer Centers of SWOK.

GRAPHIC: ‘Black, hairy tongue’: Yes, this really happens

A report in the New England Journal of Medicine said a 55-year-old woman developed the tongue condition as a side-effect to treatment of a wound infection she developed after sustaining severe leg injuries in an auto accident.

  MEDWATCH: Cancer Centers of SWOK provide free patient transportation service

The Cancer Centers of SWOK serve patients from Altus, Lawton and Duncan. For patients who can't drive themselves to treatment, there's another way to get there. It's through the free transportation service the centers provide.

Okla AG Mike Hunter sends letter to OSDH advising them to amend marijuana rules

In a letter sent on Wednesday, the attorney general said the role of the board in limiting the forms of marijuana products is limited to "to food and safety standards that are in line with food preparation guidelines, not prohibiting the sale of smokable, vapable, edible or other forms of marijuana."

Flu deaths rise to 228 in Oklahoma

The number of deaths in the state has reached 228, with over 4,300 people being hospitalized for the flu since September 1, 2017.

  MEDWATCH: How to prevent heart disease

According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year, that's 1 in every 4 deaths.

  Medwatch - Aspirin: Friend of Foe?

February is heart month, and doctor's at Comanche County Memorial Hospital wants you to know just how to keep your heart healthy.

Body of drowning victim recovered in eastern Oklahoma lake

The body of a California man has been recovered after he apparently drowned in an eastern Oklahoma lake.

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