On Your Health

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


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.


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.


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.


Raising Awareness for Heart Disease in Women

February is American Heart Month, an event to remind Americans to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved. Because women sometimes have misleading symptoms, it’s especially important for them to be aware.


How Seniors Can Keep Independence As Long As Possible

As we get older, most of us wish to remain independent for as long as we can. Many adult children struggle with finding the right balance between keeping their elderly loved ones safe with the care they need while also helping them preserve their independence. The good news is that both are possible with some planning and modifications.


What Are Advanced Practice Providers? What Kind of Care Do They Provide?

Advanced practice providers are not doctors, but they have advanced degrees and are qualified to take on some of the roles traditionally assumed by doctors. They can often provide the medical care a patient needs more quickly and at a lower cost.


How to Run Like an Athlete

There are many health benefits when you run regularly. Studies have shown that running can lower your risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and some cancers. We are sharing 5 tips to help you run like a pro.

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