With Medicaid cuts, can Oklahoma avoid the health disaster?

Medicaid discontinuation began April 30.  Nationwide, as many as 24 million are projected to lose Medicaid coverage, according to estimates by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

More than 300,000 Oklahomans are projected to lose their Medicaid coverage in the next nine months, and increased awareness will be the only way to avert a potential health care catastrophe. This is in addition to the more than 623,000 uninsured in Oklahoma. The state must reduce enrollments in its Medicaid program, known as SoonerCare, … Read more

10 common hydrangea problems and how to avoid them

Fix and prevent problems like hydrangea leaf problems, no flowers, or poor growth with these tips. The large, long-lasting flower heads of hydrangeas are a favorite for garden decoration from late spring through fall and are great for cutting for floral arrangements. But there are some common hydrangea problems that can ruin the show. By … Read more

Dietitians share 2 beverages that are “key” to avoid for healthy weight loss

Dietitians share 2 beverages that are "key" to avoid for healthy weight loss

When it comes to healthy weight loss, some drinks can easily derail your progress and negatively impact your gut health. To better understand which sugary drinks may be particularly bad for your health and weight loss goals, we reached out to dietitians and nutritionists to discuss two beverages that are key to avoid: canned and … Read more

Can better resources for mental health crisis care help people avoid 911 services? | MinnPost

Roger Mayer

Too often, when a person is in the midst of a mental health crisis, they or their loved ones end up calling 911 or driving to the emergency room. While there’s no question that a mental health crisis can feel like it requires emergency action, a coalition of health care systems, law enforcement organizations, government … Read more