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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 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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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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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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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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How to Help Someone Recovering from Alcohol and Drug Addiction

When you love someone who is recovering from addiction, it can be challenging to be a support system while remembering to take care of yourself. It’s important to understand your limitations throughout the recovery process and be aware of the most beneficial ways you can help your loved one.

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Sepsis: Recognizing the Early Signs Can Save Your Life

Since September is Sepsis Awareness Month, now is a good time to learn the facts.

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The Running Man of Commerce, Oklahoma

Charles Duboise wore the same running shoes for more than a decade, an amazing and odd dedication to footwear that led to an appearance on Oprah, the only day in the last 24 years that DuBoise failed to run. That’s 8,700 days of daily running by the man from Commerce, Oklahoma.

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Sugar Showdown: Which Sweetener is the Best?

With so many different sweeteners and false advertisements, it can be confusing to determine which sweetener is the best option for your health. We consulted Brent Wilson, a registered dietitian at INTEGRIS, to get his perspective.

Brent Wilson, RD/LD

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What You Need to Know About Gluten

Meagan Ballard, a dietitian at INTEGRIS, sheds light on gluten, an often misunderstood and hotly-debated nutritional topic.

Meagan Ballard, RD/LD

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