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Prevent Child Abuse Specialty License Plates Available Now

09/30/2014
Proceeds Benefit Child Abuse Prevention Programs Read More

September is National Preparedness Month

09/30/2014
Tips to Help Care for Animals Read More

Governor Fallin, Kevin Durant Kick Off Governor’s Get Fit Challenge to Fight Childhood Obesity

09/29/2014
Governor Fallin, Kevin Durant Kick Off Governor’s Get Fit Challenge to Fight Childhood Obesity
NBA MVP Joins Governor’s Challenge Encouraging Kids to be More Active Read More

September is National Preparedness Month

09/25/2014
Tips to Help Business Owners Prepare for Disasters Read More

Presbyterian Health Foundation Grants $2 million to 35 Medical Research Projects

09/25/2014
OKLAHOMA CITY – Presbyterian Health Foundation (PHF) announced today that 35 scientific research grants totaling $2 million were approved by the PHF Board of Directors for funding. A total of $ 1.35 million will be awarded to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and $650,000 will be awarded to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. These grants will support scientific research and medical education, basic components of PHF’s mission. Read More

Dr. Claflin Plans Retirement

09/22/2014
Dr. Claflin Plans Retirement
He is hanging up that white jacket in December after spending most of his life as an allergist with the Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic. James “Jim” Claflin, M.D., has decided that it is time to enjoy the simpler things in life with his wife, Marcee, in Edmond. Read More

Ragweed Allergy Kicks off the Fall Season

09/22/2014
If you have been sniffling, dealing with sneezing and congestion this fall, you might have an allergy to ragweed. With the wet summer, ragweed is proliferating, and sending large amounts of pollen into the air. Symptoms can include a runny or stuffy nose and an itchy throat. Read More

Grant renewals bring $14.2 million to OMRF programs

09/22/2014
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has received notice of the renewals of five National Institutes of Health research grants totaling $14.2 million. The awards range from three to five years in length and will allow OMRF scientists to continue important research on cancer, lupus and heart disease, as well as training programs for junior-level scientists. Read More

Bass Pro Hosts Bedlam Blood Drive - September 28

09/22/2014
Bass Pro Hosts Bedlam Blood Drive - September 28
Blood donors can show their community and school spirit by donating with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) Sunday, September 28. A blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. will occur at Bass Pro Shop in Bricktown. Read More

OU Internal Medicine Resident Receives National Research Award

09/22/2014
A medical resident at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is one of only 10 nationwide selected for a prestigious research award. Read More

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