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What to do if you have a heart attack

Myocardial infarction, also known as a heart attack, is a medical emergency that can occur when a blood clot blocks blood flow to the heart. Without blood, tissue loses oxygen and can eventually die. “One in three Americans die from heart problems and coronary...

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What to do if you have a heart attack

What to do if you have a heart attack

Myocardial infarction, also known as a heart attack, is a medical emergency that can occur when a blood clot blocks blood flow to the heart. Without blood, tissue loses oxygen and can eventually die. “One in three Americans die from heart problems and coronary...

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What to do if you have a heart attack

Living with peripheral artery disease

Peripheral Arterial Disease or PAD is a dangerous and sometimes even life-threatening condition where arteries experience a reduction in blood flow. The disease affects more than 3 million people in the U.S. every year, and cardiologists like Dr. Eugen Ivan at the...

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What to do if you have a heart attack

Avoiding Abdominal Aneurysms

In the U.S., around 200,000 people are annually diagnosed with abdominal aneurysms, better known as the silent killer. An aneurysm is a blood-filled inflation of a blood vessel caused by the weakening of the vessel’s wall. Aneurysms develop because of the general wear...

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What to do if you have a heart attack

Detox service at CCMH

According to the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health, Oklahoma has some of the highest substance abuse rates in the country. Here in Lawton, Comanche County Memorial Hospital has found a way to combat it by implementing a new detox program. “Detox is a way for...

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What to do if you have a heart attack

Living with hormonal imbalances

Endocrinologists, like Dr. Vaqar Ahmad at Lawton Community Health Care Center Southcare, are healthcare providers who treat conditions related to your hormones. These specialists can diagnose conditions like diabetes, metabolic conditions, endocrine cancers and...

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What to do if you have a heart attack

Understanding cancer & detecting it early

According to the American Cancer Society, one in three women and one in two men will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. But, according to a new study, younger adults have received a rise in diagnosis. Research conducted by The National Cancer Institute,...

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