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What to Ask Your Doctor Before Starting a Long-Term Pain Medication

People with chronic pain face a serious decision when considering a long-term pain medication plan.

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An Update From the INTEGRIS Employee Who Lost More Than 100 Pounds

Are you struggling with motivation for your New Year's resolution? Here's a weight loss story to inspire you.

Sarah Johnston

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Mouthwatering Instant Pot Recipes

With a chill in the air, what sounds more enticing than a house full of delicious aromas and gathering around for a hearty meal? Cooking winter favorites, like pot roast and chili, can turn into quite a time commitment. But that all changes with an instant pot!

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An Interview with Dr. Murali Krishna about Arcadia Trails Center for Addiction Recovery

Dr. Murali Krishna explains the need for a new paradigm in the treatment of addiction and mental illness in Oklahoma, and describes the phases of recovery at Arcadia Trails.

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Oklahoma City Breast Cancer Survivor Sarah McLean Shares Her Story

Sarah's determination to help others through the healing process led her to start a local non-profit called Project31 that offers a variety of monthly support groups and services to embrace, equip, and empower those affected by breast cancer.

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Fall Allergies in Oklahoma: What You Need to Know

It’s that time of year again. The air is crisp, the leaves are changing colors and football is in full swing. It’s time for cozy sweaters, pumpkin-flavored everything and nasal spray. That’s right: fall allergies are upon us. Learn more about ways you can counteract symptoms.

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The Importance of Foam Rolling

Your post-workout routine should always include stretches, but foam rolling is an important step, too. Learn more about the benefits of foam rolling on the INTEGRIS blog.

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How to Start a Running Program

Some love running; some hate it. But one thing is for sure: if you’ve never been a runner, getting started is the hardest part. We’re answering all your running questions to help you get on the right track — pun intended.

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When Pregnancy and Depression Collide

Between 14 and 23 percent of pregnant women experience clinical depression during pregnancy. Learn how to recognize the symptoms of antepartum depression and what treatment options are available to you throughout your pregnancy.

Courtney Seacat, M.D.

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What You May Not Know about OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is one of the most misunderstood disorders in the U.S. Even though it affects one out of every 100 adults, most of what is commonly known about OCD is based on stereotypes and misconceptions. In reality, OCD is much more than a desire for things to be neat, clean and organized.

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