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Diversity Center of Oklahoma to host 5th Annual Gender Diverse & LGBTQ Symposium

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Diversity Center of Oklahoma (DCO) will host its 5th Annual Gender & 2S-LGBTQ Symposium addressing best practices for “Total Wellness for Diverse Communities.”  The event will be held Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18, at the OU Heath Science Center (OUHSC) College of […]

I2U Culinary Solutions creates new wellness concept for metro hospitals

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Co-founders Jonathan Stranger, Brent Wilson and Dr. Steven Sands, have embarked on a new health and wellness venture working with hospitals and their patients in the metro area. Located at 7908 N. Western Avenue, i2U Culinary Solutions combines the professional talents of a local chef, a […]

UNA-OKC’s International Women’s Day focuses on health issues

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, March 10, the United Nations Association, Oklahoma City Chapter (UNA-OKC) will host its annual International Women’s Day program. This year it will focus on the “State of Women’s Public Health in Oklahoma.” The event will take place from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Raindrop Turkish House, […]

State could lose $115 million in Medicaid funds for teaching hospitals

Paul Monies, Oklahoma Watch Updated to reflect the governor’s executive order for a special session Oklahoma’s two largest safety-net hospitals could lose $115 million a year because the state spent Medicaid dollars on training doctors for well over a decade apparently without approval, Oklahoma Watch has learned. The University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University’s […]

Where were the Watchdogs in the Health Department Crisis?

Paul Monies, Oklahoma Watch  Dec. 10, Updated Dec. 12 – The cash crisis at the Oklahoma State Department of Health, which was years in the making, raises questions about which agencies and state officials could have caught the agency’s reported financial mismanagement. At first glance, state government appears to have the powers and expertise to […]

Patients must battle more than cancer for their lives

By Susan Logan I was told I had a tumor in my breast when I went in for my annual mammogram. I never expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer, but a 3D mammogram showed a tumor and a later biopsy revealed that it was first stage breast cancer and I would need to pursue […]

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