Managing Allergies and Asthma

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May is the peak season for both allergies and asthma, so it’s the perfect time to discuss the conditions that affect more than 75 million Americans. Allergens Allergies are a hypersensitive immune response to allergens in the environment. And if you’ve ever suffered from seasonal or recurring allergies, you know how unpleasant the experience is.…

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5 Helpful Tips to Manage Stress

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Inhale…Exhale…Release. Stress has become somewhat of a modern epidemic, with almost half of all U.S. adults reporting that stress has negatively affected their behavior. However, it’s often an unavoidable part of life, something everyone must face and learn to deal with. So, we’re sharing our best tools for managing stress to help you cope with…

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Protecting Your Brain

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The brain is a part of your body’s central nervous system, and it functions by sending and receiving vast amounts of information. Encased in its bony shell and surrounded by protective fluid, our brains are the control center for our existence. This organ alone dictates everything from our movement, behavior, personality, intelligence, senses, and so…

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Heart Disease & When to Visit the ER

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Unfortunately, heart disease is the leading cause of death among adults in the United States and a common reason we see patients in the ER. According to the CDC, at least 80 percent of premature deaths from heart disease and stroke could have been avoided. Thankfully, with this knowledge and medical studies, scientists and doctors have…

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

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Unfortunately, cancer has affected all of us in one way or another. And although 1.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year, 30 to 50 percent of all cancers can be avoided by reducing risk factors and implementing evidence-based prevention strategies. February is National Cancer Prevention Month, so we’re taking this opportunity to inform…

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Tips for a Healthy Relationship

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When you love someone, your feelings extend far beyond one day of the year. Roses and chocolate are always nice, but there are many meaningful ways to express how much you care about someone past February 14th! A thoughtful way to show your love is by caring for your significant other’s health. When you encourage…

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Understanding the Thyroid Gland

What is your thyroid capable of? Although small, the thyroid is mighty, and it can cause a variety of health issues. Many symptoms connected to thyroid conditions go ignored or undiagnosed, but they’re probably more common than you think. According to the American Thyroid Association, over 200 million people in the U.S. struggle with a…

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The Difference between COVID-19, the Flu, Allergies, RSV, and a Cold

We’ve all been there; you wake up with a sore throat and your brain immediately starts rattling off the possible sicknesses you’ve caught. With cold and flu season colliding with COVID-19 spikes, it’s hard to tell what you’ve come down with. Cue the frantic Googling! To help settle some of the confusion, we’ve provided a…

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Emergency Room Services

Providing the care you deserve When thinking of a hospital, it may be hard to remember a time when anything other than COVID-19 came to mind. And although our healthcare workers on the frontlines continue to give this pandemic their all, hospital and emergency room care extend far beyond the coronavirus. Our incredible team of…

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Christmas Coloring Book

Need a festive way to keep your little elves busy? Download our coloring book, “Comet’s Case of Reindeer Flu,” for a fun-filled coloring experience and read how Tulsa ER & Hospital helped save Christmas! Click the image below to download the book.

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