OSDH Provides Tips to Avoid Injury and Illness During a Power Outage

The recent storms in the state have left a significant number of Oklahomans without power. Currently, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reports more than 50 storm-related injuries, including nine due to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, and reminds those affected by a power outage to be mindful of safe practices to prevent illness and injury. To read the entire article, click here.

Chance to Win Cruise Inspires Blood Donors Dec. 31

The chance to win a seven-day Caribbean cruise awaits Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) donors at Quail Springs Mall, in the Lower Level near JC Penny’s, Thursday, Dec 31. The holiday blood drive will occur from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Donors at this drive will be allowed 2 entries into the Caribbean Cruise drawing for two courtesy of Fundraisingcruises.org To read the entire article, click here.

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December 2015

Morris Family Shares A Lesson in Giving at Children’s Hospital Foundation

Lou and Jim Morris recently realized they needed to do more than simply tell their young grandchildren the value of charity, instead they showed them. With that in mind, the Morris Family gave $100,000 to Children’s Hospital Foundation to benefit pediatric genetics research and 30 iPads to be used by patients throughout the hospital in the name of their two grandchildren, Ford and Hannah Brown. To read the entire article, click here.

OMRF researchers show how diabetes affects the heart

New research from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has revealed how diabetes impacts a critical cellular switch in the heart. To read the entire article, click here.

OSDH Provides Tips for Winter Driving Safety

The upcoming holiday season means Oklahomans may often be traveling during potentially dangerous winter weather conditions. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) encourages the public to begin preparation for the upcoming holiday travel season. Proper planning can reduce the risk of injury and illness while also ensuring a family is prepared for a major winter weather event. To read the entire article, click here.

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