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Red Tie Night returns to OKC on March 4

Red Tie Night returns to OKC on March 4

The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund event raises funds for grants to help Oklahomans infected with HIV and AIDS.

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Surgeon general’s report sheds light on dangers of e-cigarettes

Consumption among teens and young adults is prevalent and dangerous.

Gwen Evans right lost her son Nathan to suicide in 2015. | Photo provided

Suicide rates in Oklahoma are on the rise

Oklahoma veterans, Native Americans and residents age 10-34 are among those with the highest risk.

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Cover Story: Local Zika prevention plan in place as community given safety and prevention tips

“Protect yourself. That’s the message,” Maytubby said. “Wear insect repellent and take precautions to lower your risk of being bitten.”

Clinton Wiles assists Randi Thacker during a petition signing put on by Oklahomans for Health, Tuesday, July 26, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Oklahomans for Health readies for petition deadline

Oklahomans for Health collects signatures in hopes to change medical marijuana laws in the state.

Jenny Archer packs condom kits to be distributed during OKC Pride Week. | Photo Laura Eastes

Community organizations stand up for HIV education and prevention

A 2014 Kaiser Family Foundation report shows 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV.

​William Patrick Jones and Chelsea Marlett-Kennedy, of Oklahomans for Health, pose for a photo at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Thursday, April 14, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

420: Oklahomans for Health hopes to change Oklahoma statutes

Oklahomans for Health is gathering signatures on a second petition in an attempt to make medical marijuana legal in the state.

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