Tag Archives: Oklahoma State Department of Health

Narcan, a nasal spray that can reverse an overdose, is available for sale at many pharmacies without a prescription and can be obtained at no cost at seven treatment centers in Oklahoma City. | Photo Garett Fisbeck

Saving someone from a prescription pill overdose is as easy as knowing about naloxone

Saving someone from a prescription pill overdose is as easy as knowing about naloxone

Saving someone from a prescription pill overdose is as easy as knowing about
naloxone.

August Rivera, Executive Director at Eagle Ridge Institute, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Addiction poses threat to Oklahoma teens

The health department and local officials and organizations help teens struggling with addiction through programs and prevention tactics.

(Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: SOLE PASSION: Gayle Curry steps into Science Museum Oklahoma’s latest exhibit

“I let the painting lead me,” Curry said. “I used to always try to direct my paintings, but with the wax, I find it kind of has a life of its own.”

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A statewide program helps improve the lives of first-time mothers and their children

Oklahoma’s Children First partners with first-time, low-income moms and families to build safe, stable, healthy homes for children.

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Chicken-Fried News: Most diseased?

Oklahoma ranked No. 8 most diseased state in the county for sexually transmitted diseases.

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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.

(Cover design Christopher Street / Photo bigstock.com)

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.

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