Azam Farukhi (MD)
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Stephen Eichert (DO)
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Local Girl Scouts make a special delivery to Norman Regional HealthPlex
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Every March during National Girl Scout Week, local Girl Scouts visit the Norman Regional HealthPlex to name one newborn baby girl an honorary Girl Scout and shower her with gifts. This year was extra special for the local Girl Scouts because they got to deliver the gifts on Girl Scout’s 107th birthday on March 12.
Neurosurgery: More than Brain Surgery
Friday, March 8, 2019
If you’re told you need to see a neurosurgeon, your first thought is probably that you need brain surgery, but this isn’t Grey’s Anatomy and that’s not always the case with Norman Regional Health System’s neurosurgeons, Stephen J. Eichert, DO, and D. Clay Cochran, MD.
Lung cancer conqueror trains for Oklahoma City half marathon
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Bill Burrows, a Norman resident and Norman Regional Health System employee, is training for the Oklahoma City Memorial Half Marathon—his longest run since conquering lung cancer.
The Screen Invasion: Screen Time Tips for Your Family
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
There is an invader in your home that can lead to many adverse health outcomes in children, including unhealthy weight gain, irregular sleep, and poor nutrition. It has detrimental effects on social behaviors, such as spending time with parents and siblings, doing homework, or engaging in creative play, and is linked with getting lower grades, getting into trouble, and feeling sadness and boredom. What is this uninvited guest? Screen time! Here are some tips from Pediatric Hospitalst Dr. Kate Cook and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Luke Perry’s death brings stroke to the spotlight
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Beloved “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Riverdale” star Luke Perry, 52, died March 4 after suffering from a massive stroke the week before. Since his death, stroke awareness, especially the warning signs and symptoms, have been brought into the spotlight. Would you know if you were having a stroke?
Swap Out the Sweets for Better Health
Monday, March 4, 2019
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, added sugars make up more than 13 percent of the total calories that Americans consume each day, which exceeds the recommended limits for added sugar. The rates are especially high among children and young adults. For about one in 10 people, added sugar accounts for about 25 percent of their total calories.
Norman Regional clinics receive Behavioral Health Quality Improvement Awards
Monday, February 25, 2019
Eleven of Norman Regional’s Primary Care clinics recently received Behavioral Health Quality Improvement Awards for depression and alcohol use screenings in the Medicare population.
Smokeless tobacco users encouraged to quit during 'Through With Chew Week'
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline offers FREE support to Oklahomans to help them quit chewing tobacco.