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Bread dread: Do you really need to avoid gluten?

04/26/2017
Gluten-free. Those two little words have taken over entire sections in grocery stores, spread over pages in menus and dominated an increasing number of diet plans. Read More

Kingfisher to host seventh steer wrestling benefit for OMRF

04/24/2017
The seventh annual Cross Family Benefit for the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation will be held on May 7 in Kingfisher. Cowboys from across the country will saddle up to raise money for cancer research and also to honor the life of Floyd Cross. Read More

Dr. Sanjay Bidichandani Named Master Teacher Award Winner

04/21/2017
Dr. Sanjay Bidichandani Named Master Teacher Award Winner
Dr. Sanjay Bidichandani was recognized by his students through the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine at an awards dinner held on April 19 at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. Bidichandani who is currently serving as Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of Pediatric Genetics, Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, was honored with the 2017 Stanton L. Young Master Teacher Award. Read More

Brookings Institution and Project for Public Spaces release strategy for Oklahoma City Innovation District

04/18/2017
Today, a new report outlining a growth strategy for Oklahoma City’s emerging innovation district, an area encompassing the Oklahoma Health Center and Automobile Alley, was released by the Brookings Institution and Project for Public Spaces’ Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Initiative on Innovation and Placemaking. Read More

Oklahoma Health Center Foundation Board Votes to Assume Management of the OKC Innovation District

04/18/2017
The Oklahoma Health Center Foundation Board (OHCF) of Directors voted on April 13, 2017 to restructure and assume responsibility for the development and oversight of the new OKC innovation district (OKCid). Read More

Volunteers Being Sought for Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps

04/17/2017
Disasters can strike anywhere at any time. Whether it’s a natural disaster such as a tornado, or a man-made terrorist attack, there is a need for volunteers to respond to all hazards, as well as to provide public health support throughout the year. It is for that reason that the Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps (OKMRC) was established. Read More

Spring to Save Lives with Oklahoma Blood Institute this April

04/17/2017
Spring to Save Lives with Oklahoma Blood Institute this April
The weather is changing, and Oklahoma Blood Institute is urging donors to take advantage of the mild season to give blood and save the lives of their fellow Oklahomans. Join First Baptist Church Harrah for a blood drive with Oklahoma Blood Institute from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, Apr. 26, Room B16. Healthy adults*, age 16 and older, can give blood.
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2017 Child Abuse Prevention Award Winners Announced

04/17/2017
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) earlier this week recognized five outstanding child abuse prevention leaders and efforts at the State Capitol. The OSDH was honored to present the awards for demonstrated significant and outstanding work in preventing child maltreatment. In addition, two national organizations recognized separate state efforts to reduce abusive head trauma in young children and improve mother and child well-being. Read More

Hearing Screenings Scheduled In May At No Cost To Participants

04/17/2017
In recognition of Better Speech and Hearing Month, OU Physicians Audiology and OU Physicians Oklahoma Ear Institute are offering hearing screenings and hearing aid evaluations at no cost to participants during the month of May. Read More

Spring to Save Lives with Oklahoma Blood Institute this April

04/17/2017
Spring to Save Lives with Oklahoma Blood Institute this April
The weather is changing, and Oklahoma Blood Institute is urging donors to take advantage of the mild season to give blood and save the lives of their fellow Oklahomans. Join First Baptist Church-Choctaw for a blood drive with Oklahoma Blood Institute from 4 p.m to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Apr. 19, Upper room. Healthy adults*, age 16 and older, can give blood.

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