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Do You Know the Warning Signs of a Heart Attack?

How do you survive a heart attack?  Fast action is your best weapon. Clot-busting drugs and other artery-opening treatments can stop a heart attack in its tracks. Given soon after [...]

By | February 1st, 2013|

Free heart report a hit at health expo despite low turnout

By | January 17th, 2013|

High number of Oklahomans hospitalized for flu

Oklahomans must do better at protecting themselves against the flu. That's what local health workers say in response to the shocking number of people who have already been admitted to [...]

By | January 8th, 2013|

The first Southwestern Medical Center baby born in 2013!

By | January 7th, 2013|

Southwestern’s Chief Quality Officer Dinah Lazarte: Life been mission of healing for three decades

Dinah Lazarte’s life has been a mission of healing for more than three decades. Lazarte is the chief quality officer at Southwestern Medical Center, a position she never expected to [...]

By | December 19th, 2012|

Oklahoma health ranking is up, but still low

By | December 14th, 2012|

Hand Washing Save Lives! It may sound simple, but many still neglect to do it…

To some people recognizing a “National Hand Washing Awareness Week” this week may seem somewhat silly considering the fact that, well, it’s so simple.  Yet for an activity deemed so [...]

By | December 12th, 2012|

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|