The health department and local officials and organizations help teens struggling with addiction through programs and prevention tactics.
“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.”
Oklahoma’s Children First partners with first-time, low-income moms and families to build safe, stable, healthy homes for children.
Oklahoma ranked No. 8 most diseased state in the county for sexually transmitted diseases.
The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund event raises funds for grants to help Oklahomans infected with HIV and AIDS.
Consumption among teens and young adults is prevalent and dangerous.
Oklahoma veterans, Native Americans and residents age 10-34 are among those with the highest risk.
“Protect yourself. That’s the message,” Maytubby said. “Wear insect repellent and take precautions to lower your risk of being bitten.”
Oklahomans for Health collects signatures in hopes to change medical marijuana laws in the state.
A 2014 Kaiser Family Foundation report shows 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV.