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Blood Donors Sought To Save Lives - March 7

02/25/2015
Blood donors with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) at Bass Pro Shop can give the priceless gift of life to patients in our area without spending a dime. A blood drive will occur Saturday, Mar 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bloodmobile. Read More

Communities Build a Blue Ribbon Tree for Kids to Help Prevent Child Abuse

02/25/2015
The Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Action Committee invites every community to take action for children by participating in their seventh annual “Build a Blue Ribbon Tree for Kids” campaign. The blue ribbon is the international sign for child abuse prevention and serves as a constant reminder that all of us have a responsibility in helping to protect children. Communities are invited to participate by displaying blue ribbon trees during April. Read More

OMRF scientist honored by American Heart Association

02/25/2015
OMRF scientist honored by American Heart Association
The American Heart Association has presented Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Hong Chen, Ph.D., with its Established Investigator Award. Read More

Award Nominations Sought for Excellence in Child Abuse Prevention

02/18/2015
The Family Support and Prevention Service at the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is accepting nominations for awards to recognize persons and organizations for their demonstrated outstanding commitment and dedication to child abuse prevention in Oklahoma. Nominations are due by close of business on Wednesday, March 18. Read More

Embassy Suites Opens Newest Property in Oklahoma City

02/17/2015
The hotel’s on-site restaurant, E.S. Founders, will be led by
Executive Chef Andrew Black
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OSDH Encourages Vaccinating for Measles

02/17/2015
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is urging all Oklahomans to ensure that household members and loved ones are vaccinated against measles. Read More

OU Children’s Physicians Hosts Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

02/16/2015
OU Children’s Physicians will host a Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration, including a Green Eggs & Ham Breakfast, Monday, March 2, to benefit its Reach Out & Read program. Read More

State Board of Health Meets Tuesday

02/10/2015
The Oklahoma State Board of Health will meet Tuesday, February, at 11 a.m. in Room 1102 of the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Central Office at 1001 NE 10th Street in Oklahoma City. Read More

Valentine’s Day delight: chocolate’s “dark” health secrets

02/10/2015
Valentine’s Day delight: chocolate’s “dark” health secrets
Every year, heart-shaped boxes of candy fly off store shelves as people gear up for Valentine’s Day. Large or small, their contents have come to symbolize love and affection for that special someone. Read More

Polish exchange program brings young scientists to OMRF

02/05/2015
Polish exchange program brings young scientists to OMRF
Agnieshka Agasing had never heard of Kevin Durant, Toby Keith or chicken-fried steak a few short months ago. Read More

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