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Everyone Can Help Support a Mother’s Breastfeeding Goal for Life!

07/17/2014
World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7, 2014 Read More

Innovative researchers join Oklahoma cancer team at OMRF and OU

07/16/2014
When David Jones, Ph.D., joined the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation last summer to lead its cancer research efforts, his aim was to expand the program by recruiting successful scientists from other institutions to Oklahoma City. With the addition of Alana Welm, Ph.D., and Bryan Welm, Ph.D., OMRF has taken a big first step toward achieving this goal. Read More

Click for Babies Project Seeks Local Knitters

07/16/2014
Frustration with a crying infant is the number one trigger for the shaking and abuse of infants. The result of this action can be abusive head trauma – the most common and dangerous form of abuse in children under age 1. Approximately 80 percent of all infants who are shaken will suffer significant brain injuries and nearly 30 percent will die as a result of those injuries. Read More

Surgeon Joins Practice

07/15/2014
Surgeon Joins Practice
Daniel C. Lee, M.D., has established his surgical practice with OU Physicians. He was also named an associate professor of surgery at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Read More

OMRF scientist earns new grant to help prevent birth defects

07/15/2014
In some kinds of disease, the only cure is prevention. A new grant from the March of Dimes will help Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Roberto Pezza, Ph.D., understand the origin and search for ways to prevent diseases including Down and Klinefelter syndromes. Read More

Oklahoma City Helps Boost Summer Blood Supply – July 16 & 19

07/10/2014
Oklahoma City Helps Boost Summer Blood Supply – July 16 & 19
Blood donors this summer will not only save lives when they donate with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI), they’ll also get two tickets to the Oklahoma City Zoo and “Feel Cool” T-shirts. Read More

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Oklahoma

07/10/2014
West Nile Virus Confirmed in Oklahoma
State Health Officials Urge Mosquito Bite Precautions Read More

OU College of Pharmacy Receives National Award for Community Service

07/10/2014
OU College of Pharmacy Receives National Award for Community Service
The University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy has been honored nationally for its work to address unmet community needs. Read More

Plan to Obtain Back-to-School Birth Certificates Now

07/02/2014
The Oklahoma State Department of Health urges parents to avoid the last-minute scramble and long lines and get their children’s birth certificates now, rather than early to mid-August, which is typically the busiest time to obtain birth records as parents prepare to get their children back to school. Read More

Telemedicine Aids Early Detection of Eye Disease in Premature Infants

06/27/2014
A new study shows telemedicine provides an effective strategy to screen babies born prematurely for a potentially blinding disease. Read More

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