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On Your Health

Check back to the INTEGRIS On Your Health blog for the latest health and wellness news for all Oklahomans.

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Improving Your Health With Laughter

Boost your health with laughter! It's a free, fun, and easy way to cope with challenges, enhance relationships, and promote physical and emotional well-being.

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Dehydration Symptoms, Causes and Tips for Avoiding It: We’ll Drink to That

Summer in Oklahoma is hot and it’s all too easy to become dehydrated. It’s simple enough to reverse mild, or even moderate dehydration by increasing fluid intake and making sure to drink enough liquids and eat enough hydrating foods daily. We share symptoms of dehydration and tips to stay hydrated in hot weather.

Lainey Townsend

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Fun Summer Activities in Oklahoma City

From exploring the natural beauty of its landscapes to indulging in thrilling outdoor adventures, the Sooner State's capital has something to cater to every taste and age group. In this comprehensive guide, we uncover the top summer activities in Oklahoma City that will make your vacation and weekend a memorable and delightful experience.

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How to Protect Your Skin This Summer

The summer season is filled with warm weather, days by the pool and increased sun exposure. Protecting your skin while enjoying time outdoors will allow you to enjoy the sun while also keeping your skin healthy.

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Is There a Link Between Obesity and Brain Function?

Being obese comes with a long list of health risk factors that include diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, lung disease and 13 types of cancer. For decades, these effects have been well known. Researchers have discovered a new link between obesity and brain function.

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Do You Need a Digital Detox?

Technology has improved our lives in many ways. But like anything in life, too much can sometimes lead to harm. Have you ever thought about trying a digital detox to give your mind and body a rest? It can be just as beneficial as eating your daily vegetables.

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How Dangerous is Childhood Obesity?

Childhood obesity is a disturbing epidemic in the U.S. The number of children who suffer from it has more than tripled since 1980. This means the future health of our children is dire as they suffer from diseases that were traditionally reserved for adults - diseases like type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease. The good news is that childhood obesity is reversible.

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Oklahoma City Walking Trail Resources

Oklahoma is one of the more diverse states in the country due to its wide-ranging topography – some areas of the state are flat with scenic prairies while others are mountainous and full of canyons, forests and mesas. In between, Oklahoma is home to many rivers and lakes.

Lainey Townsend

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Stay Summer Safe: How to Keep Hot Weather Fun from Turning Hazardous

It’s easy to have fun in the summer; it can be equally easy for things to go awry and for people to get hurt. Let’s avoid summer maladies and injuries. With just a little bit of forethought, you can add a nice thick layer of safety to the season.

Lainey Townsend

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How to Reduce Spring Allergy Symptoms

Enjoying warmer weather and the gorgeous scenery of spring without the annoyance of itchy, spring allergies is not out of reach. We have several tips to help you manage springtime allergies and reduce your sneezing and itchiness.

Lainey Townsend

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