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How to Wash Your Hands to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

Washing your hands is one of the simplest ways to avoid getting sick and prevent the spread of disease to others. Here's how to do it right.

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What is Radon? How Is It Linked to Lung Cancer?

Radon exposure is the top cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers. The EPA estimates radon causes more than 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year, the number two contributor behind smoking.

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Eat Fish Twice a Week to Protect Your Heart

Studies show eating fish just twice a week can reduce the risk of dying from heart disease by 36 percent.

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Breathe Your Way to Better Health

Breathing seems so simple. But breathing correctly is one of the best things you can do for better health.

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Michael Holzer, M.D.

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Healthier Eating You Can Start Today: The Quick List!

One of the best ways you can harness your body’s ability to heal itself is through the foods you eat. If you make just one change starting today, you will begin to prevent inappropriate inflammation, reduce the risk of age-related diseases and promote your optimal health.

Juli Johnson, APRN

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Why Omega-3?

Omega-3 fatty acids are definitely a type of fat you don't want to cut back because your body needs them to function. They are known as essential fats, and your body can't make them from scratch. You must consume them through food or supplements.

Juli Johnson, APRN

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Eat Your Way to Better Health With Dr. Andrew Weil's Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Meet guest blogger Juli Johnson. She's an APRN at INTEGRIS here in Oklahoma and an Integrative Medicine expert. Here she talks the benefits of anti-inflammatory diets.

Juli Johnson, APRN

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Important Preventive Screenings for Middle-Aged Adults in Oklahoma

Some say that middle-aged adults are the happiest. But what about your health in middle age? Here's a list of important screenings to help you stay healthy.

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5 Ways to Fight Seasonal Allergies

Dr. Rebecca Barrett shares five things you can do to help minimize symptoms.

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All About Measles

With the recent rise of people being infected with measles in the United States, how do you know if you're protected?

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Melanie Marshall, M.D.

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Simple At-Home Exercises to Improve Your Fitness

Being physically active can speed up your recovery after surgery or an illness. Try these simple at-home exercises to improve your overall fitness level.

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Achieve Success in Your Resolutions

Many people make New Year's resolutions, but few achieve success. Keep it simple by resolving to take care of your health through preventative screenings.

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Support Groups Offer Comfort and Guidance

Whether you have suffered the loss of a loved one or just need help losing weight, support groups offer comfort and guidance to get you through struggles.

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Eat, Drink and Be Merry...In Moderation

During the holidays, we can be tempted by all the snacks and treats that are abundant this time of year. And when you consider the added stress that comes with the holidays, we tend to seek comfort in those sweet foods and drinks. Dr. Melanie Marshall, a family medicine physician with INTEGRIS Family Care Northwest, gives tips on how to plan for holiday gatherings and manage your shopping stress during the season.

Melanie Marshall, M.D.

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Home Safety Equipment Tips After an Injury or Illness

If you or a loved one has had an injury, illness or some other factor that makes it hard to move around your home, you might be concerned about home safety.

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Signs to Prevent Suicide

Nearly one million people worldwide die of suicide each year. That's one life every 40 seconds. Learn the warning signs to prevent these unnecessary deaths.

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