Stress manifests itself both mentally and physically, effecting everyone in some form. The International Stress Management Association recognizes the first full week in November as International Stress Awareness Week.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation offers many services elders utilize to stay full of life and free of pain, and Healthy Aging Month provides an opportunity to learn how to maintain an active lifestyle and independence.
Nationally, about 6 million children have asthma, or roughly one in every 12. According to data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Asthma Control Program, the pediatric numbers are slightly higher in Oklahoma.
Brandy and Michael Morton began operating M’s Dispensary in downtown Shawnee, Oklahoma, as a way to give back to the community. They donate a portion of the company’s monthly profits to local homeless outreach efforts and offer continuing education courses to show the health benefits of cannabis.
Dr. Patrick Kennedye, member of the Peltier family, recently joined CPN Health Services as a primary care physician. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma Medical School in 2015 with the help of CPN scholarships.