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September is National Preparedness Month

09/16/2014
Tips for Persons With Disabilities and Access and Functional Needs Read More

Grant renewals bring $14.2 million to OMRF programs

09/15/2014
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

Terry Taylor named President of Oklahoma Health Center Foundation

09/12/2014
Terry Taylor named President of Oklahoma Health Center Foundation
The Oklahoma Health Center Foundation Board of Directors announces that Terry W. Taylor has been named President. Taylor joined the Foundation in 2008 as the Chief Operating Officer and Planning Director. Read More

Oklahoma’s Infant Mortality Rate Continues to Decline

09/12/2014
Statewide Efforts Show Promising Results Read More

September is National Preparedness Month

09/11/2014
Tips to Help a Family Reunite After a Disaster Read More

Pack a Safe School Lunch and Reduce the Risk of Illness

09/11/2014
Pack a Safe School Lunch and Reduce the Risk of Illness
Packing a healthy school lunch is just one of the many things on the minds of parents as the new school year begins. During the morning rush, the safety of that packed lunch can easily be overlooked. Public health officials at the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) want to remind parents that it’s important to practice food safety when preparing a lunch to send to school. Read More

September is National Preparedness Month

09/03/2014
Tips to Help Children During a Disaster Read More

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day Announced

09/02/2014
The Center on Child Abuse and Neglect at OU Children’s Physicians is joining the cause to increase awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol while pregnant. In recognition of International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Day, Governor Mary Fallin has proclaimed September 9, 2014, as Oklahoma Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Day. Read More

For OMRF researcher, ice bucket challenge is a real splash

09/02/2014
While people everywhere are pouring icy water on their heads to raise awareness of ALS, an Oklahoma scientist is working hard to find new treatments for the deadly neurological disease Read More

Super vitamin: The body’s “D”-fender

08/25/2014
Imagine a treatment that could strengthen bones, bolster the immune system, and lower the risk of diseases ranging from heart disease to cancer to Alzheimer’s. Read More

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