On Your Health

Check back to the INTEGRIS On Your Health blog for the latest health and wellness news for all Oklahomans.

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What is Radon? How Is It Linked to Lung Cancer?

Radon exposure is the top cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers. The EPA estimates radon causes more than 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year, the number two contributor behind smoking.

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Thoughts on How to Support Someone Experiencing Pregnancy or Infant Loss

To mark Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, here are experts' thoughts on how to support those experiencing this type of grief.

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When Is a Virtual Doctor's Visit a Good Choice?

With telemedicine innovations like INTEGRIS Virtual Visit, patients can access health care straight from their homes with only the internet and a screen!

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Kids and Germs: The Myths and The Truth

Don’t rely on old wives’ tales to keep your kids healthy this flu season! With an estimated four billion sick days taken in the U.S. each year, following medically sound practices to prevent the spread of germs goes a long way toward helping your child have fewer missed school days, fewer infections, fewer trips to the doctor and lower medical costs.

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Tips to Have a Safe Halloween

While accidents can happen, creating a safe environment and doing a little advance planning can significantly reduce the chances of your Halloween festivities having a mishap.

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Mental Health and Brain Development in Teens

Today’s teens are exposed to millions of images and messages – often negative, confusing or conflicting – from their peers, from television, the internet and especially on social media, where truth can be misleading. When you couple typical teen issues with more serious concerns like family problems, substance abuse or depression, it’s no surprise mental health issues are so common in adolescents today.

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INTEGRIS Joins the CDC in Recommending Oklahomans Cease Use of E-cigarettes and Vapes

The first four cases of serious lung injury related to e-cigarettes have been confirmed in Oklahoma. Nationwide, 26 people have died so far. While the investigation is ongoing, the CDC recommends that people refrain from using e-cigarette products.

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Fabulous Family Fun This Fall

Now that it’s finally October, the new season comes with many fun events, including Halloween! Read on to enrich your family’s fall plans with these local offerings in OKC and the surrounding areas.

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Anosmia Stinks: When You Lose Your Sense of Smell

Being able to smell a rose is something most people take for granted. Losing your sense of smell impacts not only your ability to detect odors, but also many other areas of your life. For instance, your sense of smell is directly related to your ability to taste. How many people suffer from a smell or taste disorder, and is there any treatment?

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