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iHeart Radio Gives Blood Donors Chance to Win $2,000 Holiday Gift Card - Dec. 14

12/08/2015
Just in time for Christmas, one lucky blood donor will win a $2,000 gift card, courtesy of Bank of Oklahoma. It will happen at the iHeart Radio Holiday Blood Drive with Oklahoma Blood Institute, Monday, Dec. 14. Donors are welcome from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 50 Penn Place, near the south entrance. All donors will have the joy of knowing they saved lives during this holiday season. Read More

Chance to Win Cruise Inspires Blood Donors December 17

12/07/2015
Chance to Win Cruise Inspires Blood Donors December 17
The chance to win a seven-day Caribbean cruise awaits Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) donors at AllianceHealth Midwest, in Classrooms A & B, Thursday, Dec. 17. The holiday blood drive will occur from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Read More

Chance to Win Cruise Inspires Blood Donors December 19

12/07/2015
The chance to win a seven-day Caribbean cruise awaits Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) donors at North Park Mall, near the Santa Scene at the north entrance, Saturday, Dec. 19. The holiday blood drive will occur from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read More

OMRF discoveries could lead to better treatment for lymphedema

12/07/2015
The human lymphatic system is a network of vessels and lymph nodes that spans the entire body. Lymphatic vessels absorb tissue fluids and return them to the bloodstream. Defects in lymphatic vessels can cause lymphedema, a disease characterized by dramatic and painful swelling in the limbs that can lead to infection. Read More

OU Researcher Recognized For Scientific Contributions To Urology And Cancer

12/03/2015
OU Researcher Recognized For Scientific Contributions To Urology And Cancer
University of Oklahoma researcher Robert Hurst, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Read More

Dr. Jason Sanders Named OUHSC Provost

12/02/2015
Dr. Jason Sanders Named OUHSC Provost
Dr. Jason Sanders was named senior vice president and provost for the University of Oklahoma’s Health Sciences Center campus Tuesday. He had served in that role on an interim basis since June. Read More

OMRF research sheds new light on effects of aging in knee joints

12/01/2015
Research from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has identified new culprits that may be responsible for the development of arthritis. Read More

Assuring Safety in a Power Outage

11/30/2015
The recent ice storms in the state have left a significant number of Oklahomans without power for hours and even days. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reminds those affected by a power outage to be mindful of safe practices to prevent illness and injury. Read More

Research Brings New View of Difficult Urinary Disorder

11/25/2015
Research Brings New View of Difficult Urinary Disorder
OU and OMRF researchers say findings may point to better diagnosis and treatment Read More

Oklahoma Preschoolers: Starving for Nutrition

11/24/2015
Oklahoma Preschoolers: Starving for Nutrition
Is it possible for your child to be fed plenty of food and still be under-nourished at his or her child care center? Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center say the answer is “yes.” Read More

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