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Not too late for flu shot

Not too late for flu shot

  Go get your flu vaccine. Doctor’s can’t say it enough. Flu season is from September to May, and doctors say it’s not too late for the flu shot. According to the Oklahoma State Department of health, so far this season, Oklahoma has had over 1700 cases of the flu, and...

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Heart valve disease

Heart valve disease

  Heart valve disease is when one or more of the valves in your heart doesn’t work properly. Sometimes it can requires surgery to repair or replace it. Your heart has four valves that keep blood flowing in the correct direction. Each valve opens and closes once during...

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Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive Heart Failure

  Heart failure happens when the heart cannot pump enough blood and oxygen to support the needs of your body. It’s a serious condition, but it’s not necessarily a death sentence. More than a half a million people are diagnosed with congestive heart failure each year....

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Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease

  Coronary Artery Disease is the blockage of the arteries to the heart, that decreases the blood flow. It’s a disease that can be deadly, but Doctors say it’s preventable. Oklahoma is 2nd in the nation when it comes to people with coronary artery disease....

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Doctor’s warn about Deep Vein Thrombosis

Doctor’s warn about Deep Vein Thrombosis

  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Deep Vein Thrombosis is a serious condition that is often under-diagnosed. However, Doctor’s say it’s preventable. Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a medical condition that occurs when a blood clot forms...

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