Oklahoma and the Flu

General Health
September 30, 2016Post a Comment
Sneezing, sniffling and coughing — weather changes often bring an influx of ailments, but how do you know when it’s more serious than a common cold? Influenza results in more than 200,000 hospitalizations and 36,000 deaths in the United States annually, and infects up to 20 percent of the population every year. Spread primarily through […]

Massage Benefits Go Beyond Relaxation

CancerGeneral HealthMental Health
types of massage
September 28, 2016Post a Comment
Here's a quick primer on different types of therapeutic massage and some of the benefits they offer.

BOSU Balls and Balance, a Perfect Match

General Health
Seniors attend BOSU Balance class at Integris YMCA Healthy Living Center
September 26, 2016Post a Comment
The seemingly humble BOSU ball is one of the most versatile and useful pieces of workout equipment around.

Cell Phones Distract Drivers, Even With Hands-Free Devices

General Health
Woman wearing a bluetooth headset while driving
September 23, 2016Post a Comment
Most drivers know even quick distractions can be disastrous. But what might surprise many is that even hands-free devices can be just as distracting.

Keeping Your Child Safe in the Car

General Health
baby in a car seat
September 19, 2016Post a Comment
Three out of four car seats are used incorrectly. It's National Child Passenger Safety Week, so we’re reviewing Oklahoma's laws for child passengers.

How Pneumonia Can Get Complicated

General Health
Young male patient lying in bed wearing an oxygen mask
September 16, 2016Post a Comment
Pneumonia complications can be life-threatening, so it's important to know the signs and do what you can to prevent this illness.

Black Bean Brownies in the News!

Heart HealthNutrition/Weight Loss/Recipes
black bean brownies
September 15, 2016Post a Comment
But we still think our black bean brownies taste the best.

The Organ Responsible for Eighty Percent of the Body’s Fat Loss

FitnessGeneral HealthNutrition/Weight Loss/Recipes
lungs breathe out fat
September 14, 2016Post a Comment
Fat doesn’t simply turn into muscle or energy or heat, and it doesn’t just get excreted. Did you know you can lose weight merely by breathing?

What is PCOS?

General HealthWomen's Health
Woman looking into sunset
September 12, 2016Post a Comment
Ten to 20 percent of women have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. But because PCOS manifests itself differently in every woman, you may be unfamiliar with it.

The Unsung Heroes of the NICU Helping the Tiniest Babies Thrive

General HealthHealth Across OklahomaWomen's Health
Ezekiel Bills
September 9, 20161 Comment
The NICU might seem like a tranquil place. But behind the hushed atmosphere is a complex supply chain operation with life-and-death stakes at its core every single day.

Why Your Child Needs More Sleep Than You Think

General HealthStages of Life
Girl sleeping in her bed
September 8, 2016Post a Comment
Whether they're infants or teenagers, children need more sleep than adults. Does your child meet the new sleep guidelines?

Your Breastfeeding Questions, Answered.

General HealthWomen's Health
September 7, 20161 Comment
In honor of National Breastfeeding Month, an INTEGRIS OB/GYN tells you what you need to know.
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