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13 years. That’s how long Pastor Debbie Pratt has been cancer-free. But the road to recovery wasn’t easy, In 2010, Pratt found out she had throat cancer after finding a lump on her throat during a trip to Israel. “I didn’t have a sore throat. I didn’t have any other...

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Faith helps pastor recover from throat cancer.

Faith helps pastor recover from throat cancer.

13 years. That’s how long Pastor Debbie Pratt has been cancer-free. But the road to recovery wasn’t easy, In 2010, Pratt found out she had throat cancer after finding a lump on her throat during a trip to Israel. “I didn’t have a sore throat. I didn’t have any other...

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Faith helps pastor recover from throat cancer.

Open Streets returns to Lawton April 20th

Lawton’s Open Streets event is back, and it’s happening April 20th! This bi-annual event started in June of 2017 and had to take a break due to the covid pandemic, but this month it’s encouraging you to get out, get active, and engage with the community in an effort...

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Faith helps pastor recover from throat cancer.

Fixing joint pain through OMT

Typically, when you need to release stress in your joints, you go to a chiropractor, but have you ever heard or thought about going to an osteopath physician or DO? Osteopaths or DOs are doctors who practice osteopathic manipulative treatment, better known as OMT, and...

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Faith helps pastor recover from throat cancer.

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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Faith helps pastor recover from throat cancer.

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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Faith helps pastor recover from throat cancer.

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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Faith helps pastor recover from throat cancer.

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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