Fireworks Safety: 101

Fireworks Safety: 101

If you’re using fireworks, do it right. For many of us, celebrating the Fourth of July means enjoying a professional fireworks show. Some people also like to create their own show at home. Oklahoma law bans the use of bottle …

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Common Warning Signs Men Shouldn’t Ignore

Common Warning Signs Men Shouldn’t Ignore

Men experiencing any of these symptoms should consider seeing a doctor. For many men, seeing a doctor is the last thing they want to do. Men are less likely than women to see a doctor regularly or have routine checks …

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Tips on How to Keep Your Home Safe

Tips on How to Keep Your Home Safe

Reduce the risk of injury or even death in your home. Our homes are places of comfort and rest, but hazards in them can pose serious health risks. Each year,  thousands of people die from household accidents, including about 2,000 …

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What You Should Know about Food Allergies

What You Should Know about Food Allergies

Here are the foods most likely to cause an allergic reaction. Imagine loving a certain food, such as shrimp, and knowing that just one bite of it could kill you. That’s the sad reality for about 15 million Americans who …

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5 Tips for Keeping Your Vision Healthy

5 Tips for Keeping Your Vision Healthy

Preserve your eyesight with these helpful tips. Good vision is something you barely notice until it's compromised. Unfortunately, a common sign of aging is the deterioration of your eyesight, whether you're struggling to see things close up or at a …

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How to Become an Organ Donor

How to Become an Organ Donor

Deciding to become an organ donor is an admirable choice. Here's how to make it happen. Registered organ donors are the silent heroes of today's healthcare system. Although many will never actually be in the position to pass their organs …

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Signs and Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Signs and Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Digestive problems may be a sign of irritable bowel syndrome. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)  is not a comfortable condition to experience, but effective treatments are available to provide relief. Don't ignore the signs that you may have IBS. If you …

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Endometriosis: Who Is at Risk?

Endometriosis: Who Is at Risk?

What are your chances of developing endometriosis? If you've watched your mother, sister, or friend suffer through endometriosis, you know it is not a fun experience. Maybe you're wondering whether this condition could also be in your future. If you …

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Colonoscopy: 101

Colonoscopy: 101

Never fear! A colonoscopy isn't as scary as you may think. Has your doctor started dropping the dreaded "C word?" If the idea of undergoing a colonoscopy makes your skin crawl, it's time to brush up on your facts and …

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5 Reasons Why Your Children Should See the Dentist Too

5 Reasons Why Your Children Should See the Dentist Too

Your child's first dentist appointment should be scheduled before their first birthday. Adults may have a higher risk for certain dental concerns, but that doesn't mean children don't need biannual visits as well. Don't skip over these appointments for your …

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