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Celebrating 25 years of healthcare, Manos Juntas Free Clinic opens new location

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Manos Juntas Free Clinic, located in Oklahoma City, recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.  The Clinic is currently in the process of opening a new combined office and clinic near south Western and I-240. Founded in 1995, the concept of Fundación Manos Juntas (Joined […]

Diversity Center brings organizations together to aid LGBTQ community

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City’s first nonprofit agency to provide Gender Diverse/LGBTQ health services opened its doors on Feb. 12.  About 60 people attended an open house event at the Diversity Center of Oklahoma’s new location at 2242 N.W. 39th Street. Visitors toured the facility, enjoyed refreshments, and heard comments from […]

Opinion: People who love to say no

By Steve Fair OKLAHOMA CITY  – Last Friday (March 24), Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, (R-Wisconsin), pulled the Affordable Health Care ‘repeal and replace’ bill before it came to a vote on the floor. President Trump said the outcome of the bill was uncertain, but that ‘it was a very very tight margin.” One […]

OPINION: Protecting the health of Oklahomans

by Rep. Mike Ritze and Sen. Ervin Yen Some areas of Oklahoma, particularly rural communities, have a critical shortage of doctors. That gap has increasingly been addressed with the use of nurse practitioners. While registered nurses follow a doctor’s orders directing how a patient is to be cared for, nurse practitioners actually examine patients, make […]

As allies send nuanced messages, will OK Gov. Mary Fallin stick to her guns on Medicaid expansion?

By Patrick B. McGuigan Associate Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Gov. Fallin has consistently expressed opposition to Medicaid expansion as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act. However, a close ally said she has “not closed the door” on an expansion along lines envisioned by state advisors in the Leavitt Group, a consulting firm that has […]

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