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Diabetes and the Link to Heart Attack and Stroke

But disease may be controlled with proper medical oversight and a healthier lifestyle   November may be designated as Diabetes Awareness Month, but most people already know a friend or [...]

By | November 15th, 2012|

Making Halloween Trick-or-Treating Safer for All Ages

With some planning and common sense, Halloween can be fun – and safe – for children of all ages! For sheer fun, Halloween has developed into one of the most [...]

By | October 22nd, 2012|

A Culture of Commitment: Southwestern Medical Center Celebrates 105th Birthday

Going back to the future back to its basic mission while having a vision for the future are keys to Southwestern Medical Center's current growth on its 105th anniversary today [...]

By | October 18th, 2012|

Local woman represents young face of Parkinson’s disease

A faint tremor in 38-year-old Teri Andrade’s right arm four years ago eventually led to a diagnosis of young-onset Parkinson’s disease, medication and then deep brain stimulation surgery two years [...]

By | September 14th, 2012|

Big loser tells locals to ‘lose their quit,’ find their ‘why’

Danny Cahill wants everyone to “lose their quit” and start making healthy choices.    Cahill, a Broken Arrow native, was the winner of season eight of television show “The Biggest [...]

By | September 14th, 2012|

2 much txting hurts :(

Dr. Wayne Johnson leaned back in his leather office chair, picked up his iPhone and talked out a text. That’s right — he talked, not typed. Using a voice command [...]

By | August 20th, 2012|

‘Biggest Loser’ to share his experiences

Danny Cahill has spent much of his life fighting weight issues and now he wants to share his success story with Southwest Oklahoma.    The winner of the eighth season [...]

By | August 19th, 2012|

SWMC gets unique machine to help patients

LAWTON, Okla_New technology that makes nuclear medicine scanning quicker is now available in Southwest Oklahoma. It's called the Discovery NM630 and it's at Southwestern Medical Center. The high tech machine [...]

By | August 16th, 2012|

New technology means safer scans in Lawton

Less time on the table and lower doses of radiation are both benefits patients will find with a new nuclear imaging camera recently installed at Southwestern Medical Center.    The [...]

By | August 13th, 2012|

Time for kids to get their back to school vaccinations

LAWTON, Okla_Now that August is here, it means school will start in just a couple of weeks. Along with getting backpacks and school supplies ready there are a few more [...]

By | August 10th, 2012|