Got the Flu? What’s a Parent to Do?

Physicians with OU Medicine say certain symptoms point to need to see the doctor soon Read More

Francis Tuttle Bruce Gray Center sponsored by CADD Club Hosts Winter Blood Drive Feb 5

Francis Tuttle Bruce Gray Center sponsored by CADD Club is ‘sharing the love’ by saving lives through blood donation with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI). All healthy adults, 16 and older*, are encouraged to donate blood from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb 5. (Seminar Center) Read More

Specialized Infectious Disease Unit Ready to Activate at OU Medical Center

The new Oklahoma Biocontainment Care Unit designed to isolate and care for pediatric and adult patients in the state who test positive for dangerous infectious diseases like Ebola is now ready to be activated, if needed. Read More

What you need to know about the 2015 flu outbreak

Flu season always takes a toll, making millions sick and claiming thousands of lives in the U.S. each year. Read More

Flu Dangers Exist for those with Asthma

As the death rates for influenza cases rise in Oklahoma, the allergists at the Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic encourage those who have asthma to get a flu shot. Read More

New OMRF findings yield answers for bolstering immune response

A pair of Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientists has made new findings related to blood vessel function and inflammation, key factors in infections as well as a host of conditions from cancer to kidney and autoimmune disease. Read More

Brrrrr-ing on the cold: OMRF houses Oklahoma’s own North Pole

Oh, the weather outside is frightful. But compared to the ultra-cold freezer facility at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, those freezing temperatures seem positively delightful. Read More

National Birth Defects Prevention Month Seeks to Raise Awareness

The month of January is Birth Defects Prevention Month and The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is joining the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN) to increase awareness of birth defects, the leading cause of infant mortality in the United States. OSDH is actively focusing on raising awareness among healthcare professionals and the general public about the occurrence of birth defects in the United States and the steps that can be taken to prevent them. Read More

State Board of Health Meets Tuesday

The Oklahoma State Board of Health will meet Tuesday, January 13, 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

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