NRHS receives four 2020 Women’s Choice Awards

Friday, February 7, 2020

Norman Regional Health System has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for bariatric surgery, heart care, orthopedics and stroke care by the Women’s Choice Award. 

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Ask a Dietitian: The Significance of Sleep

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

You may not realize how important sleep is for your health and wellness. We live in a busy world where the focus is rarely ever on sleep. However, poor sleep can put your health at risk. It's important to make sleep a priority. The first step is to figure out if you’re getting enough by using a sleep log or timer. If you find that you’re not, consider trying some of these tips from registered dietitian Destiny Howard.

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Fill Your Shopping Cart With Heart-healthy Options

Friday, January 31, 2020

Cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke) is the leading cause of death in the United States. In some cases, these deaths could be prevented if people make lifestyle changes, like eating a well-balanced diet with plenty of low-fat proteins and high-fiber foods that are low in sodium and sugar.

Norman Regional HealthPlex with American College of Cardiology Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI and Resuscitation Accreditation seal. Accreditation means better care, better prognoses, faster treatment and better communication.

Norman Regional receives ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI, Resuscitation Accreditation

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized Norman Regional Health System for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. Norman Regional was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI and Resuscitation based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.

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Tips for Beating the Winter Blues

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The holiday season may be over, but the winter months stretch on. This can sometimes leave you feeling a bit blue. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, about 5 percent of people in the United States experience seasonal affectiv...

"You're Welcome" - Dr. Cook

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

She’s back at it! First she kept babies safe with her song “Babies Face Back”, now Dr. Kate Cook is teaching teens the dangers of vaping!

Norman Regional’s first baby of 2020 is home, healthy

Friday, January 3, 2020

Norman Regional HealthPlex welcomed the first baby born in 2020 late Wednesday evening. Eli and Hadley Shepherd of Norman gave birth to their first baby, a baby girl named Quin, at 7:32 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1.

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Why Kombucha is Good for Your Gut

Thursday, January 2, 2020

While some health food fads come and go, it looks like the kombucha craze is here to stay.  It’s easy to see why. Not only is the bubbly fermented beverage good for you, but it also tastes pretty good as well. The success of kombucha ha...

Theodore A. Boehm (MD)

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Dr. Ted Boehm’s love of sports led him a career on the sidelines as a sports medicine physician.

James L. Bond (MD)

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Coaching them through injuries is one of the ways Dr. James Bond helps his patients.