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‘Quit Week’ hopes to convince smokers to quit

January 18 is the start of “Quit Week” in Oklahoma. It’s a campaign that encourages Oklahomans across the state to quit using tobacco, for good. “We’re addicted. You know, those of us that have used tobacco, we’re addicted, and it’s hard to quit,” Sandy Foster, the...

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‘Quit Week’ hopes to convince smokers to quit

‘Quit Week’ hopes to convince smokers to quit

January 18 is the start of “Quit Week” in Oklahoma. It’s a campaign that encourages Oklahomans across the state to quit using tobacco, for good. “We’re addicted. You know, those of us that have used tobacco, we’re addicted, and it’s hard to quit,” Sandy Foster, the...

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‘Quit Week’ hopes to convince smokers to quit

CCMH doctor discusses pain management tips

People who have chronic pain can visit a pain management doctor to see what’s causing it and come up with ways to treat it. Sameh Hanna, a pain management physician at Comanche County Memorial Hospital, says he treats people with neck, back, and joint problems. He...

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‘Quit Week’ hopes to convince smokers to quit

CCMH nurses take home 7 of 16 Nurse of the Year awards

Seven of the 2022 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year winners are from Comanche County Memorial Hospital. They each won in their respective categories. Melissa Alvillar, the chief nursing officer at CCMH, is one of the winners. “I think that should be telling our...

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‘Quit Week’ hopes to convince smokers to quit

The Great American Smokeout is this week

Smoking isn’t something people plan on getting addicted to, but it happens. The CDC reports 30.8 million adults currently smoke cigarettes. There are different things to help people kick the habit, including the Great American Smokeout, which is happening this...

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‘Quit Week’ hopes to convince smokers to quit

Students learn about CCMH’s surgical robot

Learning is easier when you can get hands-on experience or you can see what you’re learning about, and that’s just what Surgical Technology students at Great Plains Technology Center got at Comanche County Memorial Hospital recently. Students got to learn how the...

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‘Quit Week’ hopes to convince smokers to quit

23 nurses named March of Dimes finalist

Comanche County Memorial Hospital has 23 nurses as March of Dimes finalists in 12 different categories this year. Melissa Alvillar, the Chief Nursing Officer at CCMH, said this is the most they’ve ever had, and it’s the most from one hospital. The nurse of the year...

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