Norman Regional Health System

Norman Regional Nurse of the Year Awards

Friday, January 27, 2023

Norman Regional physicians and practitioners couldn’t serve and heal our community without the network of nurses supporting them in their duties.

Since 2010, Norman Regional Health System physicians nominate and fund Norman Regional’s Nurse of the Year awards, recognizing the nurses who stand out for their exceptional work and can-do attitude.

OU Health Begins Operating the Medical Oncology Clinic and Infusion

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center assumed operations and management of Norman Regional’s medical oncology services at the Porter Campus Medical Oncology and Infusion Clinic. This transition is part of a newly announced partnership to expand cancer care in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Leads in Cervical Cancer Deaths

Monday, January 23, 2023

Oklahoma leads the United States for cervical cancer deaths. Learn about the importance of early detection and prevention during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that cervical cancer is caused by HPV, a sexually transmitted infection. The CDC recommends the HPV vaccine for girls and women ages 11 to 26, and for boys and men ages 11 to 21. Find out how to reduce the risk of cervical cancer and access resources for detection and prevention at Norman Regional.

Ask the Experts: How Quitting Smoking Can Save Your Life

Monday, January 23, 2023

Norman Regional healer Brooke Walling, APRN-CNP, spoke with the Norman Transcript during 2023’s QuitWeek on health issues stemming from Oklahoma’s tobacco usage, prevention and resources.

Norman Regional Doctor Awarded New Title

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Discover the dedication and commitment of Raghuveer Vedala, MD, FAAFP, a board-certified family medicine physician at Norman Regional’s Primary Care – South OKC clinic, as he is recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP). Learn about the expertise of family medicine, including preventative care and chronic illness management, and the importance of professional development and leadership in the healthcare industry. Read about Dr. Vedala's experiences and passion for teaching and advocating for patients and community health.

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

Monday, January 9, 2023

January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and Norman Regional Endocrine Surgeon Dr. Tom Connally is here to explain the importance of this key gland.

OU, Norman Regional Partner for New Cancer Center

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Norman Regional Health System and OU Health are partnering to bring the highest level of cancer care to Norman by building a new cancer care facility, providing the expertise and convenience of Oklahoma’s only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center, OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center, to the residents of the south metro and south central Oklahoma.

Prevent Commotio Cordis in Young Athletes

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Dr. Aaron Smathers, a sports medicine physician with Norman Regional’s Ortho Central said Hamlin likely suffered commotio cordis.

New Year, New You: Quit Smoking in 2023

Friday, December 30, 2022

Smoking is a leading cause of preventable death and disease in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Oklahoma is 36th in the United States for smoking, according to OKToQuit website. More than 580,000 Oklahoma adults smoke and smoking causes 7,500 deaths in Oklahoma each year.

10 Reasons to Exercise More in the New Year

Thursday, December 29, 2022

The start of a New Year is a great time to set resolutions and make positive changes in your life. If you're considering adding more exercise to your routine, there are plenty of good reasons to do so.