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#BloodDonorChallenge Issued to Save More Lives this February Feb. 19 - 24

02/09/2017
#BloodDonorChallenge Issued to Save More Lives this February  Feb. 19 - 24
As flu season and winter weather impact the blood supply, Oklahoma Blood Institute urges Oklahomans to join the “Blood Donor Challenge” to make sure area patients have the blood they need. Read More

Cold or flu? Early signs can help determine how soon to see your doctor

02/03/2017
Scratchy throat. Watery eyes. Stuffy nose. Throbbing headache. Read More

Targeting a Thief – the Silent Thief of Sight

02/03/2017
Dean McGee Eye Institute brings cutting-edge glaucoma treatment to Oklahoma patients Read More

The Indian Country Child Trauma Center At The University Of Oklahoma

02/03/2017
Role-Play Simulation Prepares Tribal Law Enforcement Professionals to Lead More Effective Real-Life Interactions with Tribal Youth
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OU Community Challenged to Take Part in Bedlam Blood Battle February 13-17, 2017

02/03/2017
Students, faculty, staff members and the rest of Sooner Nation are urged to beat the ‘Pokes and save lives in the spring semester’s Bedlam Blood Battle. The winning university grabs bragging rights and the coveted Bedlam Blood Battle trophy. Read More

#BloodDonorChallenge Issued to Save More Lives this February

02/03/2017
As flu season and winter weather impact the blood supply, Oklahoma Blood Institute urges Oklahomans to join the “Blood Donor Challenge” to make sure area patients have the blood they need. Read More

OMRF researchers find that a biological "good guy" has a darkside

01/27/2017
The Rheumatology Research Foundation has named Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Darise Farris, Ph.D, as a recipient of its Research Foundation Innovative Research Award. Read More

Communities Build a Blue Ribbon Tree for Kids to Raise Awareness About Child Abuse Prevention

01/27/2017
The Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Action Committee invites every community to take action for children by participating in their ninth 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

Oklahoma Earns March of Dimes Apgar Award for Prematurity Campaign

01/25/2017
Oklahoma lowered its preterm birth rate by at least 8 percent since 2010, giving more babies a healthy start in life and earning it the March of Dimes Virginia Apgar Prematurity Campaign Leadership Award. The state’s preterm birth rate dropped to 10.3 percent in 2015, down from 11.2 percent in 2010. Read More

Grant Program Helps Increase Quality of Care for Nursing Homes Across the State

01/23/2017
The care and quality of life for nursing home residents in Oklahoma are improving thanks to projects funded through the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s (OSDH) Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) Fund. Read More

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