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...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 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 or...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, to...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 help...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 to...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
If you don’t know what juuling is, your kids probably do. Its an e-cigarette that’s exploding in popularity. A Juul is a form of e-cigarette. It comes in all different flavors and looks similar to a USB drive. It came out just a few years ago, but it already accounts...read more