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Women South Asks Bedlam Fans to ‘Prove It’ - Oct. 30

10/19/2015
Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) and Women of the South implore all healthy Oklahoma City-area residents to show their Bedlam spirit and save lives. Anyone at least 16 years old* who donates Friday, Oct. 30, can select from shirts that read, “Bleed Orange?” or “Bleed Crimson?” The rhetorical questions are answered with the encouragement to ‘Prove It!’ through blood donation. Read More

OUHSC College of Nursing Asks Bedlam Fans to ‘Prove It’ - Oct. 26

10/19/2015
Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) and OUHSC College of Nursing implore all healthy Oklahoma City-area residents to show their Bedlam spirit and save lives. Anyone at least 16 years old* who donates Monday, Oct. 26, can select from shirts that read, “Bleed Orange?” or “Bleed Crimson?” The rhetorical questions are answered with the encouragement to ‘Prove It!’ through blood donation. Read More

Bedlam Fans to ‘Prove It’ at Blood Drives - Oct. 27 & 28

10/19/2015
Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) implores all healthy area residents to show their Bedlam spirit and save lives. Anyone at least 16 years old* who gives at upcoming blood drives can select from shirts that read, “Bleed Orange?” or “Bleed Crimson?” The rhetorical questions are answered with the encouragement to ‘Prove It!’ through blood donation. Donors at these blood drives will also be entered to win a free pair of tickets to the 2015 Bedlam football game in Stillwater**: Read More

University of Central Oklahoma Has Blood Drives November 3 & 4

10/19/2015
University of Central Oklahoma and Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) are partnering for 2 blood drives. Each donor will receive a blood donor T-shirt in recognition of the selfless act of giving. One blood donation can save as many as three lives. Yet, it typically takes only an hour to give blood. This brief act of community service can make a major, life-saving difference. Read More

Estate-planning seminars scheduled for Oklahoma City, Tulsa

10/19/2015
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation will host its 11th annual estate-planning seminars for attorneys, CPAs and financial planners on Nov. 3 in Oklahoma City and Nov. 4 in Tulsa. Read More

OMRF accepting applications for 2016 Fleming Scholar Program

10/19/2015
Does a summer full of scientific experiments and hands-on lab work sound right up your alley? If so, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation’s Fleming Scholar Program might be right for you or someone you know. Read More

OSDH Announces First Confirmed Cases of Flu in Oklahoma for the 2015-2016 Season

10/19/2015
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is reporting three laboratory-confirmed cases of flu in Oklahoma, all of which were influenza A H3. Two of the confirmed cases were from Tulsa County, including one hospitalization, and one case was from Oklahoma County. According to the OSDH Sentinel Influenza Surveillance System, the percentage of influenza-like illness among outpatients indicates that influenza activity is elevated in Tulsa County. Read More

Deadline Approaching to Apply for Certified Healthy Oklahoma Programs

10/19/2015
November 1 is the deadline to apply for Certified Healthy Oklahoma’s seven categories of certification.
The Certified Healthy Oklahoma Program is a free, voluntary statewide certification. The certification showcases businesses, campuses, communities, congregations, early childhood programs, restaurants, and schools that are committed to supporting healthy choices through environmental and policy change. Read More

Study links diet soda to increased junk food consumption

10/06/2015
Study links diet soda to increased junk food consumption
We’ve all heard orders like this: “I’ll have a double cheeseburger, large fries and an ice cream cone. And a diet soda.” Read More

Quail Springs Mall Asks Bedlam Fans to ‘Prove It’ - Oct. 17

10/05/2015
Quail Springs Mall Asks Bedlam Fans to  ‘Prove It’ - Oct. 17
Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) and Quail Springs Mall implore all healthy Oklahoma City-area residents to show their Bedlam spirit and save lives. Anyone at least 16 years old* who donates Saturday, Oct. 17, can select from shirts that read, “Bleed Orange?” or “Bleed Crimson?” The rhetorical questions are answered with the encouragement to ‘Prove It!’ through blood donation. Read More

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