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Oklahoma State University study shows blueberries lower risk of hypertension
Adding blueberries to one’s diet can help decrease certain cardiovascular risk factors such as high blood pressure, according to a study recently published by a group of Oklahoma researchers.
Stillwater YMCA trimming name, hosting Saturday open house
“We have not changed anything about who we are,” membership director Josh Wiggins said.
Oklahoma State alum bikes across the country for cause
"It's affected my family greatly and I see the devastating effect," Scott Poindexter says of obesity.
Child's death sparks reminder: Don't leave kids in cars this summer
No one should ever be left in a closed, parked car, according to the State Department of Health. A Lincoln County woman was charged Thursday with second-degree manslaughter after a child left in her care died in a hot car.
Payne County residents sound off on health care bill
Congress passed a landmark health care bill late Sunday, and Payne County residents’ opinions of the historic vote seem to line up with their party affiliations.
Payne County named one of healthiest counties in Oklahoma
Payne County has been ranked as one of the healthiest counties in Oklahoma.
A new report said Woods County has the healthiest residents in Oklahoma and Latimer County has those with the poorest health.
The report released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranks the overall health of the counties in all 50 states.
It ranks Woods, Beaver, Payne, Cleveland and Texas counties as Oklahoma’s healthiest.
Rodeo Medicine Referral System aids rodeo athletes
The new Rodeo Medicine Referral System provides rodeo athletes with a unique medical resource, a list of medical providers in the United States and Canada that specialize in common injuries by rodeo athletes.
Annual check ups key to beating cervical cancer
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and annual gynecological check-ups and education are key in beating cervical cancer.
Got that flu shot yet?
Health officials say 40 people have died in Oklahoma from H1N1 - the swine flu. The health department, some pharmacies and physicians are offering flu shots now.
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