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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Health

Navigating the maze

For the poor and disabled — even for health care professionals — parsing Oklahoma’s new health insurance marketplace can get tricky.


News

Angela Chambers
Parking at the Oklahoma Foundation for the Disabled means finding a place in uneven, rigid red dirt. Inside the modest building, donations are piling up in the conference room, as there isn’t anyone available to organize.
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Fit it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

It’s officially fall now, you guys. Landscapes are changing — as are the temperatures — and, if you’re lucky, so will your body (shape, not color — that would be weird). Celebrate your health and the changing of the seasons at Fall into Fitness, a festival featuring local food, fitness demos, live music and more. A healthy you begins at 11 a.m. Sunday at Farmers Public Market, 311 S. Klein Ave. Admission is free. Visit naturalawakeningsokc.com.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Still fighting

The United States Supreme Court may hear Hobby Lobby’s argument against paying for “morning after” and “week after” contraception methods as part of its mandated employee healthcare.


News

Greg Horton
The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to review Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby’s lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

‘No tolerance’ doesn’t teach


Commentary

John Thompson
The bipartisan MAPS for Kids Student Achievement Committee knew that Oklahoma City could not increase student performance without first creating safe and orderly schools. We also knew that would be our toughest challenge.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Health kick

More than $20 million in federal grant money will help fund research and education programs across Oklahoma “immediately,” leaders say.


News

Tim Farley
A $20.3 million federal grant announced last week will help state medical professionals combine clinical data with ongoing scientific research in hopes of discovering new treatments for a multitude of diseases.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Ok, this one isn’t funny


CFN

Gazette staff
Again, our state ranks near last in a report. Surprised? No. Angry? Only at ourselves. The Center for American Progress rated states based on 36 different factors that included economics, leadership and health in its report The State of Women in America. Oklahoma was No. 48th and received a grade of “F,” above Louisiana and Utah.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Fire department gets 'cost-of-living' adjustment

Fire dept. gets raise, health benefit approval


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City firefighters received a wage increase and increased health benefits as part of a union agreement approved by the city council Tuesday.
 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Doug Rixmann
My son came home with a project from school about whether we should have a “cradle-to-grave” system or not. He was the only one choosing to argue against it — the only one.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

It still hurts

Time can repair a lot of things, but learning how to live a different life after a major disaster is an ongoing process.


News

Tim Farley
With the exception of time, life hasn’t changed much for Joy Waldroop during the last six months. She still hurts, agonizes and grieves. New bricks and mortar can’t replace her loss.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

What about à la carte?


CFN

Gazette staff
Tired of going to the doctor or hospital and then waiting for the sticker shock?
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
 
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