Cedar Fever Strikes in Winter

You might think you are getting a cold but what you may have is cedar fever. In the southern parts of the United States, cedar fever irritates allergy sufferers normally from December through February. To read the entire article, click here.

Holiday Blood Donors Have Chance to Win Cruise Jan 3

Bass Pro Shop and Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) are hosting a blood drive Saturday, Jan 3, to help area patients hospitalized this holiday week. Donors will be entered to win a seven-day Caribbean cruise for two, courtesy of Cruises, Inc.  A gift card for round-trip ground travel to the port of Galveston will also be provided.  An additional bonus will be a drawing for a $150 Bass Pro gift card.  To read the entire article, click here.

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December 2014

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Oklahoma City Opens Second Ronald McDonald House® 

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Oklahoma City dedicated its second Ronald McDonald House®  in Oklahoma City on Dec. 17 with a donor recognition event and ribbon-cutting ceremony. The second House is located at The Children's Hospital inside Garrison Tower. To read the entire article, click here.

Healthy last-minute gift ideas that won’t break the bank

Still looking for gifts for a few on your list? The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has some affordable and healthful last-minute gift ideas to help your loved ones get a jumpstart on a happier, healthier 2015. To read the entire article, click here. 

Pay to Play – A New Approach in Diabetes Prevention

It’s not unusual to pay a teenager in your neighborhood to mow your yard, but would you ever consider paying one to go to the gym?  That’s exactly what researchers at Harold Hamm Diabetes Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center are doing, but for reasons you might not expect. To read the entire article, click here.

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