Oklahoma Watch-Out Forum Jan. 26 – Is Budget Crisis a Threat to Public Health?

Oklahoma Watch-Out: Budget Crisis – A Threat to Oklahomans’ Health?” will feature Nico Gomez, Health Care Authority CEO, and Terri White, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services commissioner. Oklahoma Watch Executive Editor David Fritze will moderate the event. To read the entire article, click here.

Left to right COO Gordon Heiselbetz, Dr. Greg Metz, Dr. Shahan Stutes, Dr Dean Atkinson, Dr. Richard Hatch, Dr. Patricia Overhulser and Dr. Warren Filley. Not pictured Dr. Laura Chong and Dr. Bret Haymore.Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic Breaks Ground on New Building

Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic officials broke ground Friday, January 22 for a new medical practice office building. Members of the Norman Chamber staff, ambassadors and other business people were also on hand for the ceremony. This new building will be located at 3580 R.C. Luttrell Drive off the Healthplex Parkway in Medical Park West. To read the entire article, click here.

When it hurts: Choosing the right pain reliever

Choosing a pain reliever can almost be enough to give you a headache. But making the best choice doesn’t have to be complicated. To read the entire article, click here.

 

January 2016

Researchers discover 10 new lupus genes in Asian population study

An international coalition of researchers led by Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Swapan Nath, Ph.D., has identified 10 new genes associated with the autoimmune disease lupus. The findings were published in the Jan. 25 issue of Nature Genetics. To read the entire article, click here.

Targeting Infections of the Brain and Nervous System

Researchers believe millions of children and adults across the globe may be impacted by infections that lead to neurological, cognitive, behavioral and mental health problems as well as death.  Yet, without advances in diagnosis, we may never know the full impact of these diseases. To read the entire article, click here.

 

Blood Donor Challenges Scheduled in Local area Churches Feb. 7

Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) invites all area residents to take the Blood Donor Challenge.  Blood given with OBI will save the lives of patients in local hospitals such as all metro-Oklahoma City area medical facilities. To read the entire article, click here.

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