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Just Say No To The ‘Cinnamon Challenge’

Do not take the “cinnamon challenge.” Don’t let anyone you know take it, either. And don’t take our word for […]

A Struggle To Define ‘Death’ For Organ Donors

A new method of obtaining organs for transplantation is raising a host of ethical questions, including whether the donors are […]

Raising the Age to Smoke

Smoking kills nearly 6,000 Oklahomans every year according to the Centers for Disease Control and our state ranks one of the highest in the nation.

Court Looks At Whether Mandate Can Separate From Rest Of Health Law

In its second-to-last argument over the Affordable Care Act Wednesday, the Supreme Court Wednesday ponders a what-if. Specifically, if it […]

Bypass Surgery Edges Stents For Heart Treatment

The debate over coronary bypass surgery versus stenting goes back decades. Studies have been inconclusive, but doctors and patients have […]

Insurers Try Rebates To Lead Consumers To Cheaper Care

The way Colin Cooper sees it, people are willing to drive miles out of their way to save a few […]

Gov’s Push to Stop Smoking

If you’ve ever been in the basement of the State Capitol and smelt smoke, it’s not the ghost of lawmakers past, but a smoking room not far from the snack bar.

Does A Chocolate Habit Help Keep You Lean?

A new study finds that people who eat chocolate several times a week are actually leaner than people who don’t […]

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Treat, Even Reverse, Diabetes

Surgical procedures that are commonly used to help obese people lose weight can also dramatically improve — even reverse — […]

‘Pink Slime’ Maker Halts Production, But Ground Beef Will Still Contain Trimmings

Beef Products Inc., which turns fatty beef trimmings into a lean beef product that ends up in ground beef, announced […]

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