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Stairmaster: OMRF staffer climbs to top of growing sport

05/11/2015
Stairmaster: OMRF staffer climbs to top of growing sport
Brad Pazoureck almost never takes an elevator.
The 41-year-old systems administrator at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has good reason to avoid mechanized lifts: “Every flight of stairs I climb is training.”
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State Board of Health Meets Tuesday

05/11/2015
The Oklahoma State Board of Health will meet Tuesday, May 12, at 11 a.m. in Room 1102 of the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Central Office. Read More

Purple Heart Recipient Finds Reward In Blood Donation

05/06/2015
Purple Heart Recipient Finds Reward In Blood Donation
After nearly giving his life for his country, Staff Sergeant Chas Schroeder, 33, says donating blood with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is something else he just has to do. With Armed Forces Day recognitions Wednesday, May 13, blood donation by Schroeder and many other in the military provides yet another reason to admire these heroes. Read More

Oklahoma Women Encouraged to Make Their Health a Priority

05/04/2015
The Oklahoma State Department of Health joins the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health in taking steps to empower women to make healthy choices. National Women’s Health Week kicks off on Mother’s Day, May 10 and runs through May 16. Women are urged to focus on their well being by taking actions that promote health. Read More

Oklahoma Treatment Court Programs Honored For Achievements

05/01/2015
A highly successful alternative-to-incarceration program that has put millions of dollars back into the state economy was in the spotlight recently at the state capitol. Read More

Public Health Nurses Week Celebrates Quality Care and Ethics

05/01/2015
National Nurses Week is May 6-12. Read More

STOPPING A SILENT KILLER

04/30/2015
STOPPING A SILENT KILLER
New recommendations aim to prevent ovarian cancer Read More

Free Children’s Car Seat Check This Saturday

04/29/2015
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) will sponsor a free “Car Seat Check Event” Saturday, May 2, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the agency’s office located at 1000 NE 10th Street in Oklahoma City. Read More

Safe Driving is Encouraged During Prom and Graduation Season

04/29/2015
Spring has sprung, and prom and graduation season is underway. With each passing year prom preparations become more elaborate. The “promposals,” the dresses, the tuxes and the music of 10 years ago are nothing like what we see today. Despite all the changes that have taken place in the world of proms, pomp and circumstance, the problem of underage drinking remains. Read More

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