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How to Protect Your Mental Health During COVID-19

The trick with good mental health is in many ways the same as the trick with good physical health. Consistency is important, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and good habits are key. In many cases, good mental health is a habit, which can be maintained and improved upon.


How to Support Local Restaurants During COVID-19 Restrictions

Many restaurants in Oklahoma City are offering takeout and/or curbside delivery. In fact, most eateries have slashed their prices for takeout to help encourage people to buy meals. We’ve compiled a list of ways you can find restaurants which are still cooking up delicious meals and deals.


INTEGRIS Health Leaders Give Update on COVID-19 in Oklahoma City

INTEGRIS Health leadership held a press conference this week on the INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center campus to provide the latest and most accurate info on COVID-19 to the citizens of Oklahoma City.


Traveling with Your CPAP Machine

If you’re planning a spring and summer vacation or traveling for business, getting quality sleep away from home is important. To get your best sleep while on vacation, review these tips for traveling with a CPAP.


How to Wash Your Hands to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

Washing your hands is one of the simplest ways to avoid getting sick and prevent the spread of disease to others. Here's how to do it right.


Do You Need a Prenatal Screening?

Pregnancy is a time of great hope and anticipation, but it can also be a time of anxiety as some women worry their baby may have health problems. For mothers who want details about their baby’s health or potential for health problems, prenatal screenings are an option.


Aging With Purpose Through Volunteering

As the saying goes, “Aging isn’t for wimps.” The changes people experience as they grow older can be traumatic for some. However, a growing amount of research shows that feeling useful makes the transition to the golden years much easier for many people. As we celebrate National Senior Independence Month, there's scientific proof that volunteering keeps your brain and body strong.


Shedding Light on Binge Eating

Binge eating is the most common eating disorder in the U.S., according to the National Institute of Mental Health. To mark Eating Disorders Awareness Week, here are common symptoms and signs.



Is Wine Good for Your Heart?

Is wine healthy? Many wine drinkers have heard that red wine, in particular, can provide heart-health benefits. Dr. Terrie Gibson, an interventional cardiologist with INTEGRIS, explores the idea that a little red wine may be good for the heart.


Creative Ways to Perform Random Acts of Kindness

Happy Random Acts of Kindness Day! Can you actually improve your health and the world around you through simple acts of kindness? According to some pretty impressive research, you can!

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