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OHEC to Discuss the Impacts of Housing and Legal Partnerships

06/11/2015
The Oklahoma Health Equity Campaign (OHEC) will meet Thursday, June 25 to discuss housing and how it impacts health outcomes. There will also be discussion about the role of accessible legal services in health improvement. The public is welcome to attend the meeting being held at 2 p.m. at the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), 1000 N.E. 10th St., Oklahoma City in Room 806. Read More

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Oklahoma

06/08/2015
The first cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in Oklahoma have been confirmed in Okfuskee and McIntosh counties. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) encourages residents to take precautions to reduce the risk of contracting WNV, a mosquito-borne illness. WNV is spread through the bite of the Culex mosquito, which feeds on infected birds and transmits the virus when biting humans, horses, and some other mammals. Read More

OMRF welcomes 60th class of Fleming Scholars

06/08/2015
OMRF welcomes 60th class of Fleming Scholars
For many college students, summer means lounging by the pool, hanging out with friends or playing video games. But for a dozen Oklahoma science students, the summer of 2015 will be a lot more work than play. And that’s exactly how they want it. Read More

OU Physicians Fertility Clinic Moves

06/08/2015
OU Physicians Reproductive Endocrinology Clinic has moved to a new location on the Oklahoma Health Center campus at 840 Research Parkway, Suite 200. This location, which more than doubles the space and exam rooms of the previous space, is a quarter mile west of the clinic’s former location on Lincoln Blvd. Read More

State Board of Health Meets Tuesday

06/08/2015
The Oklahoma State Board of Health will meet Tuesday, June 9, at 10 a.m. at the Muskogee County Health Department, 530 S. 34th St., Muskogee, OK. Read More

OMRF scientist takes his research on the road

06/08/2015
OMRF scientist takes his research on the road
When Dr. David Jones packed his bags for this year’s OK Freewheel event, he included supplies that you might expect for someone going on a week-long bicycle ride: water bottles, helmet and extra tire tubes for those inevitable flats. Read More

Essential Guidelines for Fireworks Safety

06/08/2015
Thousands of Americans, many of them children, are injured each year in incidents associated with fireworks, according to the National Council of Fireworks Safety. Most of these injuries occur during the Fourth of July holiday and include serious burns, loss of fingers, and blindness. Read More

Scientists identify origins of process that is key to diabetes

06/01/2015
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientists have pinpointed a cell that begins the process of scarring in fatty tissue. The findings cast new light on a biological process that occurs with obesity and can lead to diabetes. Read More

Cancer Survivor's Ceremony

06/01/2015
June 5 Stephenson Cancer Center Read More

OU research points to way to help prevent cancer’s return

05/29/2015
When bad guys want to elude capture, they may hole up and lie low. Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center believe it may be much the same with cancer after traditional treatment. Now, they’ve uncovered a way to target dormant cancer cells where they hide. Read More

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