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Oklahomans to ‘brave the shave’ at St. Baldrick’s OKC event to fight childhood cancer

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Report OKLAHOMA CITY – St. Baldrick’s OKC will hold its 2017 annual fundraiser in support of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation on Sunday, April 23. The event will be in the Western Avenue Corridor at NW 42nd and Western, adjacent to VZD’s Restaurant and Bar and Becks Garage. Registration will begin at noon, with […]

Project ECHO launched to improve health access in rural Oklahoma

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences will host the OSU-CHS Rural Health Leadership Summit at the OSU Oklahoma City campus, 900 N. Portland, on April 12. Government officials, tribal leaders, health care administrators, physicians, and educators will gather to explore ways to improve healthcare delivery and […]

Inaugural Voices of Recovery Luncheon set for April 6

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The Recovery Center (TRC) will host its first ever Voices of Recovery Luncheon on Thursday, April 6. The event will take place at the Will Rogers Theatre Special Event Venue, 4322 North Western Avenue in Oklahoma City from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. TRC specializes in […]

HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at the state Capitol set for April 10

The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund (OACF) and the Oklahoma HIV and AIDS Advocacy Coalition will “HIV/AIDS Awareness Day” at the Oklahoma State Capitol on April 10.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund (OACF) and the Oklahoma HIV and AIDS Advocacy Coalition will host “HIV/AIDS Awareness Day” from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 10, at the Oklahoma State Capitol fourth floor rotunda. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about legislation […]

‘Furry person’ Wrinkles the pug needs your help (really money!)

Wrinkles, a blind and diabetic pug rescued by Homeward Bound Pug Rescue and Adoption of Oklahoma, is seen after emergency gallbladder surgery was performed at Neel Veterinary Hospital. Photo by Darla Shelden

Contribute to Homeward Bound Pug Rescue of Oklahoma’s “gofundme” page! Patrick B. McGuigan March 5, 2017, UPDATED: March 23, 2017 Wrinkles surgery and Go Fund Me Page www.gofundme.com/wrinkles-needs-u-s Oklahoma City – I have written previously about the life and death of Ivy Jane Shelden, the lovely black pug who was companion, for more than a […]

COMMENTARY – Health, life expectancy and Oklahoma

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By Sen. Ervin Yen OKLAHOMA CITY – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a new study about U.S. life expectancy, and it was not good news. People born in 2015 are expected to live an average lifespan of 78 years and nine and a half months —that’s a month less than those […]

Turtle Rock Farm plans retreats in 2017 for living “In Times Like These.”

Ann Denney (left) and Pat Hoerth run Turtle Rock Farm. a Center for sustainability, spirituality and healing ;located in north central Oklahoma.  Photo provided.

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Located in north central Oklahoma, Turtle Rock Farm, a Center for sustainability, spirituality and healing, will kick off the 2017 variety of retreats, themed ‘In Times Like These,” this month. “We invite you to Turtle Rock Farm in 2017 to retreat in the hermitage or farmhouse on the prairie, […]

Healthy holiday gifts for furry friends and family members

Consider a healthy holiday gift for your pet this year says Elisabeth Giedt, director of Continuing Education, Extension and Community Engagement at the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences at Oklahoma State University,  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel During the busy holiday shopping season while searching for those perfect presents for those on your list, many people plan to have a gift or two under the tree for their four-legged friends and family members. Pet owners don’t need to spend a bundle on gifts for their pets, according […]

Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund announces World AIDS Day art exhibit

In honor of World AIDS Day on Thursday, December 1, the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund (OACF) will host an art exhibition on that date to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter In honor of World AIDS Day on Thursday, December 1, the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund (OACF) will host an art exhibition on that date to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS. The event will take place from 4-6 p.m. at 1219 Creative located at 1219 N. Classen Blvd in […]

Planned Parenthood opens its first dedicated abortion clinic in Oklahoma

Planned Parenthood Great Plains has announced the opening of their first dedicated abortion facility in the state of Oklahoma in the history of the organization.  Google Maps Photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Today Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) announced the opening of their new health facility that offers a full range of sexual and reproductive health services to patients in Oklahoma.. PPGP’s new health center, located in northwest Oklahoma City, is Planned Parenthood’s first dedicated abortion provider in the state of […]

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