March is Nutrition awareness month, and for diabetic people, nutrition can play a big part in quality of life. Childhood obesity has more than tripled the past 30 years in the united states. Because of this trend more children than ever before are at an...read more
During the evening broadcast, MedWatch reporter Makenzie Burk informs you about new advances in medications, tests and procedures to diagnose and treat all types of illnesses. She also gives you suggestions from the nation’s leading health experts about how to avoid or manage common injuries and illnesses.
MedWatch airs about the middle of the evening news broadcasts
Monday – Saturday, 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. and Sunday, 5:30 and 10:00 p.m.
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...read more
According to the American Heart Association, peripheral arterial disease is a potentially life-threatening condition that can be managed or even reversed with proper care. Doctor’s say it’s important to know the signs and symptoms. Peripheral arterial disease...read more
To help fight the ongoing opioid epidemic, the Oklahoma Legislature passed Senate Bill 1446 to help regulate prescribing practices. However, one local physician says the bill comes with a lot of challenges. Senate Bill 1446 went into effect in November of 2018,...read more
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. Paws with Love Therapy Dogs is a volunteer organization that provides comfort and companionship with therapy dogs to...read more
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. Melissa Alvillar’s father Brett Rankin, donated a kidney...read more
The holidays can be one of the most special times of the year, but it can also bring challenges when dealing with the loss of a loved one. Comanche County Memorial Hospital’s Home Health & Hospice program is hosting a ceremony to help the community during these...read more
The Comanche County Memorial Hospital Foundation Circle of Caring Program was established to shine a spotlight on exceptional caregivers who may otherwise go unnoticed. When a gift of thanks is made in honor of any hospital employee, they get a lapel pin to show that...read more