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Children’s Hospital Foundation/Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Honors Partners Making Miracles at Luncheon

12/02/2016
Children’s Hospital Foundation/Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Honors Partners Making Miracles at Luncheon
National and local partners of Children’s Hospital Foundation (CHF) and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) were thanked at a luncheon in their honor on October 27 at the Embassy Suites-Downtown/Medical Center. Welcomed by Jan Dunham, director of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, she congratulated each person and business for their fund raising efforts. Read More

Trivia Bowl Raises $38,000 for Children’s Hospital Foundation

12/02/2016
Trivia Bowl Raises $38,000 for Children’s Hospital Foundation
More than 400 young professionals gathered for an evening of food, fun and beverages during a trivia bowl held at The Criterion in Bricktown on Nov. 17. The Children’s Hospital Foundation Innovative Board (iBoard) planned the event. Participants enjoyed five rounds of game play with 10 questions asked per round. Serving as game show host was local comedian, Spencer Hicks.

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OMRF biorepository receives national accreditation

12/02/2016
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to the biorepository at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. OMRF’s biorepository is one of fewer than 50 such facilities to receive this distinction. Read More

OSDH Encourages Preparedness for Winter Weather

12/02/2016
As cooler temperatures make their way into the state, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) encourages the public to begin preparation for the upcoming winter weather season. Proper planning can reduce the risk of injury and illness while also ensuring a family is prepared for a major winter weather event. Read More

‘Tis Better to Give This Holiday Season! December 1, 2016 – January 6, 2017

11/30/2016
‘Tis Better to Give This Holiday Season! December 1, 2016 – January 6, 2017
‘Tis better to give this holiday season! Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) needs generous donors to share the priceless gift of blood during key winter months. It’s a time when many of us are busy, but OBI is asking donors to take just an hour to make sure the blood supply for area hospitals stays at levels necessary for life-saving procedures. Read More

New Device Saves Woman and Her Unborn Baby

11/28/2016
New Device Saves Woman and Her Unborn Baby
Pregnant with her second child, a quick trip to a nearby store was halted by a massive headache that soon left one Miami, Oklahoma, woman unconscious. Keylie Baldwin, 29, had suffered an aneurysm or bleeding on the brain; and the race was on to save her life and that of her unborn child. Read More

Researchers offer tips for healthier holidays

11/28/2016
The holiday season might be the most wonderful time of the year, but for many it’s also the unhealthiest. Read More

‘Tis Better to Give This Holiday Season! December 1, 2016 – January 6, 2017

11/23/2016
‘Tis Better to Give This Holiday Season! December 1, 2016 – January 6, 2017
‘Tis better to give this holiday season! Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) needs generous donors to share the priceless gift of blood during key winter months. It’s a time when many of us are busy, but OBI encourages donors to take just an hour to make sure the blood supply for area hospitals stays at levels necessary for live-saving procedures. Read More

Keep Foodborne Illness Off the Holiday Menu

11/22/2016
The holiday season brings friends, family and lots of good food. From cooking the turkey to homemade pies, it is easy to forget safe food handling practices during the hustle and bustle. Every year, approximately 48 million people become ill with a foodborne illness. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reminds everyone to practice food safety when preparing holiday foods. Read More

For a healthy holiday, add some color to your Thanksgiving dinner

11/22/2016
Thanksgiving foods are known for being many things: mouth-watering, calorie-laden, even nap-inducing. But two things the annual fall feast is not known for being are healthy and diverse. Read More

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