The Great American Smokeout is this week

The Great American Smokeout is this week

Smoking isn’t something people plan on getting addicted to, but it happens. The CDC reports 30.8 million adults currently smoke cigarettes. There are different things to help people kick the habit, including the Great American Smokeout, which is happening this...
The Great American Smokeout is this week

World Heart Day is later this week

World Heart Day is right around the corner, and medical professionals want you to look at ways you can improve your heart health. According to the latest data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, heart disease is the leading cause of death in Oklahoma,...
The Great American Smokeout is this week

The importance of preventing childhood obesity

Obesity has been on the rise for decades. A local pediatrician at the Lawton Community Health Center said it’s gone up even more during the pandemic. According to Shape Your Future OK, Oklahoma has the 4th worst obesity rate in the nation. They report that 1/3 of kids...