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Female Bleeding: When Should You See a Doctor?

Most of the time your period will come and go without causing much fuss. But what about those times when your cycle gets thrown out of whack and you have abnormal bleeding? Should you be concerned? When period changes happen – such as a heavier or lighter flow or timing abnormalities – it can be hard to decide if you need to call your doctor or if what you’re experiencing is in the range of normal.

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Preparing for Emergencies: Extreme Winter Weather

As an Oklahoman, it is wise to be prepared for seasonal storms and emergency situations that can happen at a moment’s notice. This is part one of a new INTEGRIS blog series on how to prepare for emergency situations.

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25 Things Every Woman Over 50 Should Know

By the time you reach the half-century mark, you have seen and done a lot, but there are also plenty of things you might not know. Here are 25 excellent pieces of information, curated just for you.

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Which Type of Milk is Healthiest?

Whole, non-fat, reduced, skimmed, almond, soy, rice — the grocery store milk aisle keeps expanding. We've come far from the days of simply choosing plain or chocolate! The many options can seem overwhelming when all you want is something to pour over your morning cereal or put in your coffee. So, what’s the skinny on milk?

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Everything You Want to Know About Losing 100 Pounds... But Were Afraid to Ask

Are you struggling with motivation for your New Year's resolution? If so, here is an update on Sarah Johnston's weight loss journey to inspire you. Sarah is an INTEGRIS employee who has lost more than 100 pounds!

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Teenage E-Cigarette Use On the Rise in Oklahoma

Are your kids smoking and you might not even know?

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Santa Visits Kids at INTEGRIS

The big man himself made a special trip to INTEGRIS Children’s at Baptist Medical Center to spread some holiday cheer to the kiddos being treated there.

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Keto, Whole30 and Paleo: An INTEGRIS Dietitian Gives His Real Opinion

When a diet focuses on eating whole foods, it’s easy to assume that it's healthy, but might there still be problems lurking in today's most popular trends? We’ve looked at three of the biggest diets out there – Keto, Whole30 and Paleo – and asked Brent Wilson, who is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at INTEGRIS, for his real opinion on each of them.

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The Top 18 Blog Posts of 2018

To wrap up the year, we’ve compiled the 18 most popular On Your Health blog posts of 2018. From hot flashes and nut butter to firework injuries and colonoscopy stories, our readers wanted information on the latest health trends and we were more than happy to oblige!

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A Summary of Changes to Alcohol Laws in Oklahoma

In the fall of 2018, Oklahoma’s laws concerning alcohol officially changed for the first time in decades. Whether or not you supported the state question, now that stronger wine and beer are more readily available for purchase, we think it’s important to educate you on the changes that may affect how you consume them.

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