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SWMC psychiatrist talks about substance abuse by adolescents

Substance abuse by adolescents can have lifelong consequences including masking mental illness, said psychiatrist Dr. Sinisa Trbovic. Many abused substances, including some prescription drugs stolen from another person, can “suppress [...]

By | June 20th, 2012|

Wound care vital for diabetes patients

It affects nearly 26-million Americans each year. In fact, 7-million aren't even aware they may have it. We're talking about diabetes. Tomorrow is "American Diabetes Alert Day," and nationwide, diabetes [...]

By | March 29th, 2012|

Meet Scott Leckie

Southwestern Medical Center has a new program director of its Center for Wound Care. Scott Leckie took over the position in February. He comes to Lawton from southern [...]

By | March 29th, 2012|

Wound care is key to maintaining health for diabetics

Wound care is a dangerous fact of life for diabetics. Even the most minor of cuts can lead to the loss of a limb if not treated quickly [...]

By | March 29th, 2012|

Christa Dulin shares her story for National Colon Cancer Awareness Month

It's the second-most common cancer among men and women in the United States, but it is also the *only* preventable one. March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month and now, [...]

By | March 21st, 2012|

Southwestern Medical Center will host an Emergency Preparedness fair presented by OU College of Nursing senior students

The Emergency Preparedness fair is scheduled for Saturday, March 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at SWMC’s Centennial Conference room. This is an educational event that is free and [...]

By | February 28th, 2012|

Dreaded allergy season gets off to early start

BY MEGAN BRISTOWSTAFF WRITER MBRISTOW@LAWTON-CONSTITUTION.COM   With this season’s mild winter, Oklahoma residents have commonly been experiencing an earlier onset of those dreaded allergy symptoms. Southwestern Medical Center’s Otolaryngologist, Dr. [...]

By | February 27th, 2012|

If you want to avoid double-dosing, Brown Bag it

Prescription meds, vitamins and over-the-counter supplements can be bad combination BY KW HILLISSTAFF WRITER KWHILLIS@LAWTON-CONSTITUTION.COM   Every day, people play Russian roulette with their prescription drugs, herbal and over-the-counter or [...]

By | February 27th, 2012|

Southwestern Scorcher

Make plans to be part of the Southwestern Scorcher! This annual event is a 5K and 1Mile charity run sponsored by SWMC. The course is USATF Sanctioned and Certified and [...]

By | February 10th, 2012|

Lawton March for Babies 2012 kick-off

Lawton March for Babies 2012 kick-off is slated for Feb. 24 at Southwestern Medical Center’s Centennial room 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  SWMC is a proud sponsor of this year’s March for Babies [...]

By | February 10th, 2012|