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Does Stress Cause Hair Loss?

Stress can play a role in many health problems, from digestive issues to weakening your immune system. But did you know it can also impact hair loss? We explain how stress impacts hair loss, the science behind hair growth, how stress can alter this growth and if this condition can be reversed.

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What Are the 5 Stages of Burnout?

Burnout plays out in stages as demands and work stressors pile on. Knowing about each stage can help you recognize signs of burnout before it becomes problematic. We’ll help you identify these symptoms and provide tips for how to recover and learn to love your job again.

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Why Infection Prevention Is Important for More Than Just COVID-19

You may not be able to see them, but germs are everywhere. They can be in the air you breathe, the dirt you walk on, the water you drink and the surfaces you touch. Some germs serve a purpose, such as good bacteria found in the intestines, but many germs are harmful.

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Things to Have on Hand if You're Treating COVID-19 at Home

Much like the flu, there is no cure for COVID-19. Treatment consists of relieving symptoms associated with the viral infection, ranging from fever and cough to dehydration and sore throat. Here are some common items to have on hand if you plan to treat COVID-19 at home.

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Highlighting INTEGRIS Health Respiratory Therapists

You may not realize it, but when it comes to caring for COVID-19 patients, respiratory therapists handle much of the day-to-day care, alongside nurses, doctors and other staff. We’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you to a few of our dedicated, compassionate respiratory therapists, ask them how they are doing and celebrate them for everything they do.

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Can Sleep Quality Impact How Easily You Gain, Maintain or Lose Weight?

Poor sleep is associated with a generally poorer quality of life. One or two sleepless nights may leave you fatigued, unfocused and short-tempered. Chronic poor sleep is a more serious situation, but there are treatments and tactics that may help.

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7 Healthy Ways to Celebrate Fall this Year in OKC

This guide provides you with outdoor and family-friendly activities to explore Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas.

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Timeline After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can create many feelings and emotions. Since some breast cancer diagnoses come with a bleak outlook, it's common to want to start a treatment plan as soon as possible. We give you a comprehensive understanding of which factors play a role in your prognosis and what you should expect in the coming days, weeks and months following your diagnosis.

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Is Coconut Oil Healthy?

Coconut oil has been trending for years, and enthusiasts credit it for all sorts of health and nutritional benefits. Is it actually healthy? We break it down.

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Breast Cancer Survivor: Traci Cook

A breast cancer diagnosis is scary for both patients and their families. Traci, a business development specialist at INTEGRIS Health, is proud to call herself a breast cancer survivor. With the help of her family and the team at the INTEGRIS Cancer Institute, Traci was able to overcome the most difficult journey of her life. This is her story.

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