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An INTEGRIS Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician Discusses COVID-19

Meet David Boggs, M.D., a pulmonary and critical care physician at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center. Working in an intensive care unit dedicated for respiratory illness, he is quite literally on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.

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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.

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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.

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What to Expect at the End of Your Loved One's Life-Limiting Illness

The end of a life can be a sad event. Many people do not have experience caring for someone during the dying process and find themselves navigating unfamiliar territory. But family members and caregivers can play an important role in providing comfort, dignity, and support to someone entering the final phase of life.

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Susan Hawkins

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The "Last Resort" Lifesaving Technique That Gives Hope to the Sickest Heart and Lung Patients in Oklahoma

ECMO, a leading-edge therapy, is giving the sickest of the sick, even in the most rural locations, new hope for recovery.

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Phobias Are Common, But Treatable

For people with phobias, feelings of anxiety occur all too often, and they may be overwhelming. Anxiety disorders are real, serious, and treatable.

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