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Tips to Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July

06/26/2017
It’s time for Fourth of July celebrations – a time with family, friends, fireworks, a backyard barbecue, and maybe a trip to the lake. However, this American holiday is also one of the most dangerous. Read More

Kickapoo Casino Hosts All-American Blood Drive–July 3

06/23/2017
Kickapoo Casino Hosts All-American Blood Drive–July 3
To keep the blood supply strong through the July 4th weekend, Oklahoma Blood Institute is urging Harrah residents to make donation a priority. An All-American blood drive sponsored by Kickapoo Casino will occur on the Bloodmobile at – 25230 E. Hwy 62, Harrah, Monday, July 3, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Two tickets to an Oklahoma City Dodgers baseball game will be awarded to each person who gives. Read More

The Oklahoma State Department of Health Offers Workshops to Become a Tai Chi Instructor

06/23/2017
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) will be hosting “Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance” instructor training workshops across Oklahoma. Read More

National HIV Testing Day is June 27

06/22/2017
National HIV Testing Day is Tuesday, June 27, and OSDH encourages everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 to get tested at least once in their life as part of their routine health care. People with certain risk factors should get tested more often. Read More

Donate Blood & Get a Free Pass for Two to Oklahoma City Zoo

06/22/2017
Donate Blood & Get a Free Pass for Two to Oklahoma City Zoo
Donors who give blood with Oklahoma Blood Institute will not only help save the lives of local patients, but they’ll get a free pass for two to the Oklahoma City Zoo,* and a t-shirt featuring the zoo’s majestic bison. Read More

OMRF receives new grants to study blood clotting, ovarian cancer

06/22/2017
OMRF receives new grants to study blood clotting, ovarian cancer
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has received a pair of grants totaling nearly $2.1 million from the National Institutes of Health. The projects will focus on mechanisms that underlie proper blood coagulation and ovarian cancer. Read More

Tropical Storm Cindy: Oklahoma Blood Institute Assists With Blood Need

06/22/2017
As Tropical Storm Cindy threatens millions of people throughout the Gulf Coast, Oklahoma Blood Institute is answering a call for additional life-saving blood from centers that service the areas threatened by this powerful storm. Read More

Donate Blood & Get a Free Pass for Two to Oklahoma City Zoo

06/20/2017
Donate Blood & Get a Free Pass for Two to Oklahoma City Zoo
Donors who give blood with Oklahoma Blood Institute will not only help save the lives of local patients, but they’ll get a free pass for two to the Oklahoma City Zoo,* and a t-shirt featuring the zoo’s majestic bison. Read More

OCAST provides funding for 51 projects

06/20/2017
OCAST, the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology this week awarded $5,417,965 for 41 research and development projects that include innovations in energy, aerospace, agriculture, weather, health and other critical industries. “The quality of applications we received this year demonstrate that Oklahoma’s research and development capacity continues to grow,” stated Dan Luton, director of programs for OCAST. Read More

Children’s Hospital Foundation Pediatric Neonatology Expert Retires from Children’s Hospital

06/14/2017
Children’s Hospital Foundation Pediatric Neonatology Expert Retires from Children’s Hospital
Dr. Marilyn Escobedo Says Goodbye after 16 years in Oklahoma Read More

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