How to Keep Calm, Carry On

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Stress comes in many different forms from many different causes. According to the American Institute of Stress, about three-quarters of those surveyed regularly experience physical and psychological symptoms caused by stress. Nearly half of respondents reported lying awake at night due to stress. Here are a few tips on how to reduce stress.

 

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.

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. 

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.

Keep Your Sweetheart Happy & Healthy This V-Day

Monday, February 4, 2019

Excited for Valentine's Day, but trying to also be healthy? Here are some tips from Cody Werneburg, NDTR, on how to make your valentine both happy and healthy!

Love Your Healthy Heart

Monday, February 4, 2019

February is known for celebrating the ones we love on Valentine’s Day, but it is also American Heart Month to help raise awareness about cardiovascular disease. Here are some tips from Dietitian Lisa Gibson, MS, RDN, LD, that promote a healthy heart. 

Health Tips for the New Year

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

We’ve officially ushered in 2019 and many of us have made a commitment to improve our health in the new year. If you've gotten off track, that's OK, consider these tips for a healthy restart to the year. 

Wellness tips for weight loss from the experts

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Losing weight isn’t easy, but following these simple wellness tips from Dietitians Abby Banks and Ashley Carreon, as well as Laure DeMattia, DO, who specializes in medical weight management, could help manage your cravings and aid you in reaching your goals.

‘Tis the Season to Stay Healthy

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

As winter approaches, you and your family may need to gear up for more than just colder temperatures. Do you know the signs and symptoms of certain respiratory illnesses, like colds and influenza (flu), and what to do if you feel ill?

5 tips for coping during the holidays

Monday, December 10, 2018

The holidays are a time of great joy for most, but for many the holidays can be a stressful time that brings about negative emotions. Here are some tips to cope with mental distress brought on by the holidays.