HEALTH: Understanding Diabetes

by Dr. C.V Ramana Understanding diabetes and the long-term problems associated with uncontrolled blood sugar is the first step in preventing more serious complications of...

TRAVEL / ENTERTAINMENT: Treat your family to the gift of Holiday...

Photography and Text by Terry “Travels with Terry” Zinn t4z@aol.com The Holidays are times for comfort and joy. One such tradition is coming back again...

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION-FUNDED STUDY UNDERWAY AT OKC ZOO’S LIZARD LAB

Conservation research aims to improve survival rates of threatened Texas horned lizards reintroduced to the wild The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is partnering...

Holiday spirit should be restrained until appropriate time

by Greg Schwem I’m normally a big fan of people who challenge large corporations or establishments over what they see as violations of their personal...

Holdenville Man Grows 25.2 lb Sweet Potato

Fred Millard, Jr., of Holdenville, has been featured by National Geographic and the Smithsonian Magazine for his extensive contributions to the freshwater turtle industry....

Have yourself a healthy holiday season

For many of us, lack of sleep, elevated stress and increased travel are as much a part of the holidays as turkey and stuffing...

Change is coming

story and photos by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer Winter is coming. So are changes to virtually every Medicare plan as the annual enrollment window opens. For several...

Service Dogs Can Aid With Aging in Place

Story and photos by Darl Devault, Feature Writer Another National Aging in Place Month has come and gone in October. This year more seniors are...

Golden Age Nursing Facility earns Silver Quality Award

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), the leading association for long term and post-acute care, recently held its...

MLB Rookie Record Holder Repays Mom as Caregiver

Story by Darl DeVault and Robin Maxey Caring for his mother, who provided one of the best starts in life he says, is routine at...

Never Forget: Santa Market keeps growing

by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer Ten years now and closing in on $100,000 raised for Alzheimer’s research and Joan Clarke knows her mission is nowhere...

Breast Cancer: Know the Facts

by Dr. C.V Ramana Cancer is an abnormal or uncontrolled growth of cells that can occur in almost any part of our bodies. Sometimes the...

The wizard of Ozzie

story and photos by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer On Sundays strangers gather at New Heights Baptist Church on the city’s south side and sing their...

Women’s Vet. Monument Sets the Standard

Women’s Veterans Monument Sets the Standard for Honoring America’s Best Story and photos by Darl Devault, Feature Writer With the privilege and opportunity approaching of honoring...

Tealridge celebrates homecoming

by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer The final full week in September was homecoming week for Tealridge Retirement Community in Edmond. A traditional fall activity, homecoming meant...

Cremation: An Affordable Way to Go

Dear Savvy Senior, How much does cremation cost and how can I find a good deal in my area? I would like to get...

OGE Energy Corp. to “energize” United Way of Central Oklahoma’s annual...

OGE Energy Corp. will join forces with United Way of Central Oklahoma during its annual fundraising campaign to double new, first-time company contributions. “United Way...

Cancer Survivor Encourages Survivors to Return to Things That Inspire Passions

by Valerie Pautsch, OU Medicine Tara Dominguez didn’t fit the profile, if there is one. She was young, with no personal or family history of...

HEALTH: Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease

by Dr. C.V Ramana What is osteoporosis? It is the “weakening” or “softening” of bones. Bone consists of a framework or matrix of collagen and other soft...

TRAVEL / ENTERTAINMENT: South Dakota: More than Mount Rushmore

Photography and Text by Terry “Travels with Terry” Zinn t4z@aol.com The annual Governor’s Buffalo Roundup in South Dakota had been on my Bucket list for...

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