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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Health

One at a time

OKC officials appear to make headway with one senior wellness center — with three more to go.


Tim Farley
Controversy surrounding a potential religious conflict with the MAPS 3 senior health and wellness centers has put the issue in the Oklahoma City Council’s court.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Field trip

OKC’s municipal leaders visit Arkansas to get ideas for the MAPS 3 senior wellness centers.


Tim Farley
Oklahoma City leaders last week received a heavy dose of best practices and innovative ideas for the planned MAPS 3 senior wellness centers during a day-long visit to North Little Rock, Ark.
Monday, July 15, 2013

Crouching pose, Hidden Dragon

The downtown area sports several new spots to achieve Zen.


Heide Brandes
While The Mat’s Edge draws an over-35 crowd seeking more of a journey than an intense practice, Hidden Dragon Yoga is faster-paced.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Prana power

Get a workout and help your lungs while supporting a great cause.


Aimee Williams
Breathe In, Help Out
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday
Hidden Dragon Yoga
26 N.E. 10th
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Class act

Millwood students get schooled on healthy living.


Liz Blood
In an effort to improve the health of its students, the Millwood Public School District has adopted an innovative policy encouraging better nutrition and increased physical activity.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Advancing Medicaid reform


Rep. Doug Cox
Not surprising to me, recommendations recently made by the Leavitt Partners (a consulting group hired to study the state’s Medicaid system and alternatives for addressing the Affordable Care Act) closely mirrored those made by Sen. Brian Crain, R-Tulsa, and me. Contained in Senate Bill 640, which did not get a hearing last session, these recommendations form a road map for Oklahoma’s future health care for low-income citizens.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013

A modest proposal

Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Isn’t it “special” that Oklahoma legislators, mainly Republicans, voted to protect us women from having to make those tough decisions about our bodies?
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

New canvas

Art therapy helps with coping and awakening the artist inside.

Visual Arts

Stephie Gregory

Finding Meaning: The Art of Recovery
6-9 p.m. Friday
Joy’s Palace
300 E. Main St., Norman

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Contraception empowers women


Ryan Kiesel
Almost a century has passed since Margaret Sanger was arrested in Brooklyn. Her crime? Establishing a clinic dedicated to offering free contraceptives to women.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Kick asana

Eighty-six-year-old guru BNS Iyengar holds his first-ever U.S. workshop in Norman.


Jenn Scott
Sri BNS Iyengar
9 a.m. Wednesday-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29
Ashtanga Yoga Studio
120 E. Tonhawa St., Norman

Wednesday, September 18, 2013