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Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Q: What’s up with the controversy about breast cancer screening?A: Many factors must be considered to evaluate a screening test:- How common is the disease being screened for? The more common it is, the more people there are that potentially may benefit from screening.- Are there subsets of the population that have an increased risk for the disease being screened for? If this is the case, screening might only be indicated in some people.- Are there any risks from...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 10:17 AM

Because so many people are on a diet or thinking about going on a diet, dieting is a very popular subject.Recently, two studies have been reported that add to the already existing data concerning dieting. In one study, researchers reviewed...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 9:38 AM

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Acute Disease Service (ADS) announced the first laboratory-confirmed cases of flu in Oklahoma today. One case is in an Oklahoma County resident who is under the age of five; the child was...

Posted Oct 23, 2014 at 1:00 PM

State Rep. John Bennett said today that yesterday’s study on the state’s care of seniors and veterans identified a gap of communication between state care centers and private mental health care and hospice home care.

Posted Oct 23, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated with energy drinks, and those problems are more pronounced in children, according to a recent...

Posted Oct 22, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Better Business Bureau of Central Oklahoma is warning Oklahomans about a variety of Ebola-related scams and problematic fundraisers that have emerged recently. BBB Wise Giving Alliance is working with BBB Serving Dallas and Northeast...

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 2:16 PM

A Los Angeles Times report on Sunday revealed every Ebola patient treated in the United States will generate eight 55-gallon barrels of medical waste each day.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 2:13 PM

U.S. voters are now evenly divided over whether to repeal the new national health care law entirely or fix it piece-by-piece, but voters are growing less certain that a Republican-controlled Congress would actually repeal the law.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 2:07 PM

Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated with energy drinks, and those problems are more pronounced in children, according to a recent...

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Great-grandmothers and grandmothers-to-be might recall a healthy pregnancy eating big bowls of ice cream and other excess food, and today often are seen pushing food on pregnant daughters, but times have changed.

Posted Oct 21, 2014 at 12:00 PM

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi is urging school districts to help parents stay informed and ensure their children are keeping healthy habits in light of this year’s outbreak of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68),...

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