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A Radiation Oncologist Answers Treatment Questions About Prostate Cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. To help bring prostate cancer to the forefront as a serious health issue for Oklahomans, common treatment questions are answered by an INTEGRIS radiation oncologist.

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Organic Feminine Hygiene Products: Are They Worth It?

As women continue to make the decision to “go green,” organic tampons and sanitary pads are becoming increasingly popular. But there’s speculation as to whether they’re better for your health than traditional options. Is the higher price tag typically associated with organic tampons and pads worth it?

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Aging with Agility Through Functional Fitness

Did you know 60 is the new 40? We’ve all got to take care of ourselves so we can live healthier as well as longer. Adding something called “functional fitness” into your exercise mix yields unique healthy aging benefits.

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Eat a Little Healthier at the 2018 Oklahoma State Fair

As football jerseys appear and pumpkin spice scents fill the stores, it seems like every other commercial is for the Oklahoma State Fair. If you’re planning on attending this year, use this guide to eat a little healthier.

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Ovarian Cancer: The Silent Killer

If caught early, ovarian cancer has a high rate of survival. However, the insidious nature of this cancer means that it often remains undetected until it has progressed rapidly. Fortunately, there are ways to educate yourself on ovarian cancer and learn how to recognize the signs of this disease.

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Know Your Birth Control Options Part 3: Permanent Contraception

A variety of factors will likely determine the right kind of birth control for you. Common considerations include effectiveness, cost, existing health issues, cycle length and severity, lifestyle habits and even acne concerns. In this blog post, we're examining permanent contraception.

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Know Your Birth Control Methods Part 2: Hormonal Contraception

A variety of factors will likely determine the right kind of birth control for you. Common considerations include effectiveness, cost, existing health issues, cycle length and severity, lifestyle habits and even acne concerns. In this blog post, we're examining hormonal contraception.

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Know Your Birth Control Options Part 1: Barrier Methods

A variety of factors will likely determine the right kind of birth control for you. Common considerations include effectiveness, cost, existing health issues, cycle length and severity, lifestyle habits and even acne concerns. How do you choose the best option? This blog explains barrier methods.

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Oklahoma Liver Transplant Survivor Wins Gold

INTEGRIS liver transplant recipient Karen Hoyt spent 300 days on the transplant waiting list. Since her transplant, she went on to compete in the 30th World Transplant Games and won gold!

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The Drug Overdose Crisis in Oklahoma

One Oklahoman dies every day from an opioid overdose. Today marks International Overdose Awareness Day, dedicated to remembering those who lost their battle with addiction and acknowledging the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have died or had a permanent injury as a result of an overdose. Most importantly, this day spreads the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable.

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