Cutting edge training at Sinor

Sinor EMS paramedics Jeremy Pool, left, and Nathan McPherson demonstrate certification training. In the background are, from left, Chris Swihart EMT; Tyler Carey EMT; Raven Cantrell EMR; and Joe Williams EMT.

If, like many people, you are concerned about how much screen time you or your kids are getting, there’s an easy remedy which can also help boost your brain power: Reading a book — in print.

Clinton pharmacy fully staffed

Ready to serve customers at Western Drug are, from left, Ross Foster, pharmacist-in-charge; Harley Brittain, pharmacist tech; BoFelch, pharmacist tech; Joanna Flores, pharmacist tech; and Rochelle Leonard, pharmacist.

Americans are notoriously sleep-deprived, which can have unpleasant and even dangerous effects. And while a nap can alleviate fatigue, increase alertness and improve mood, for years napping was considered to be a pastime more appropriate for little children and the sick than healthy adults.

Top-rated cancer care in Clinton

In the lobby of Clinton’s Cancer Center are, from left, Macie Hayes RN; Angela Walters; Dr. Robert E. Reynolds; cancer survivor Lisa Ronan; and Tammy Holman RN.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), Oklahoma State Medical Association, Oklahoma City-County Health Department and Tulsa Health Department have joined efforts to increase awareness regarding influenza disease symptoms, complications and treatment; the importance of flu vaccination and

Cutting edge testing

Patient Shandi Coleman, left, has her eyes tested by Kayla Cloninger at Vision Source optometry clinic. Coleman is receiving a topographical scan of her eyes’ corneas on the clinic’s new OPD-3 scanner.

Patient gets something ‘extra’

Kelli Oliver LPN, left, of Shepherd Home Health also delivers a smile while checking the blood pressure of her client, Mrs. Monnie Hargus.

More than one in three Americans — over 84 million people — have prediabetes, which is a serious condition that often leads to Type 2 diabetes and other significant health problems, such as heart disease and stroke.

Sleep is essential to good health. Unfortunately, over a third of Americans are not getting enough sleep, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Over time, sleep deprivation can take a toll on one’s overall wellness.

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