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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Living with hormonal imbalances

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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Living with hormonal imbalances

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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Living with hormonal imbalances

The TeamBirth initiative at CCMH

Comanche County Memorial Hospital’s Women’s and Children’s Department recently announced “TeamBirth”, a new initiative to enhance the birthing experience and improve outcomes for people giving birth and their babies. They have named their team “The Dream Team” because...

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Living with hormonal imbalances

Preventing athletic injuries with Grady Brewer

Throughout Grady Brewer’s over decade-long career, he has competed in over 50 fights, while earning 16 KO’s under his belt. Brewer also won half a million dollars from the ESPN Reality Show “The Contender,” spending that money on his gym “Bad Boys Boxing & Fitness,”...

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Living with hormonal imbalances

Lapiplasty and how to get rid of bunions

It’s been long believed that Bunions are created by wearing “too-tight” of shoes, but did you know it’s actually a bump that’s created by a bone at the base of your big toe? Bunions happen when some of the bones in the front part of your foot move out of place,...

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Living with hormonal imbalances

First patient in global breast cancer trial

The Cancer Centers of Southwest Oklahoma is the first to enroll a patient in a phase 3 clinical trial that targets breast cancer. ARV 71 is a new oral pill created by Pfizer to combat breast cancer, and the oral medication works by blocking estrogen receptors in a...

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