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    Oklahoma Blood Institute aims to raise level of Oklahoma emergency care

    How can we provide the best possible emergency care to trauma victims in our state? The Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) says there’s a simple answer to this critical question. The solution is to increase our state’s supply of O-negative blood. “O-negative blood is a universal life saver because anyone can receive it,” said Dr. John Armitage, OBI’s president and CEO. “First responders equipped with O-negative blood can begin treatment immediately without concern for a patient’s blood type.” When emergency personnel […]

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    Marcum’s Nursery 2016 Landscape & Garden Photo Gallery

    Welcome to the Marcum’s Nursery 2016 Photo Gallery. Congratulations to the Marcum’s Nursery 2016 Landscape & Garden Photo winners and our grateful appreciation to all the talented Oklahomans who submitted their wonderful photos. We hope you enjoy viewing the photo gallery below! 1st Place Winner: Deborah Senner’s photo ‘Senner-renity’ 2nd Place Winner: Amber Lusnia’s photo ‘Early Morning’ 3rd Place Winner: Marilyn Ingmire’s photo ‘My Small Yard’

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    PBR raising money for Make A Wish Foundation – Friday, July 22

    PBR to host mechanical bull on sale event at lower Bricktown Fountains on Friday, July 22 WHAT:          The PBR (Professional Bull Riders) returns to Oklahoma City for the 16th year on January 21-22, 2017, with the Top 35 bull riders in the world at Chesapeake Energy Arena. To celebrate PBR’s Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) event going on sale July 22, there will be a mechanical bull challenge held at the lower Bricktown Fountains. Prizes will be given away to those […]

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    Pet Photo of the Day – Gallery #1

    Here is the first Pet Photo Gallery sponsored by Pet-Vet Supply showing photos of all the wonderful pets you've seen on the Pet Photo of the Day on KFOR-TV/KAUT-TV.

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    Celebrate a Tobacco-free Father’s Day

    Free Services Available Through the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline OKLAHOMA CITY – June 15, 2016 – Fathers play a significant role in influencing the attitudes and behaviors of their children. This Father’s Day, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline is encouraging fathers who use tobacco to make the healthy decision and think about quitting. Bryce Barfield, of Shawnee, decided to quit smoking when his daughter was only six months old. After more than 25 years of smoking, Barfield finally decided that the risks […]

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    HearAgain: How do I know if I need a hearing test?

      If you lose hearing, either suddenly or over time, you’ll have trouble making out details of conversations. Sounds will become muffled and gradually fade. You might also have: Ringing in your ears, called tinnitus Pain, pressure or fullness in one or both ears Dizziness or vertigo Frequently the first sign of hearing loss that the sufferer or loved one notices is asking people to repeat what they said more often than they used to. If you find yourself uncomfortable […]

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    HearAgain: What causes hearing loss?

    There are three basic types of hearing loss: conductive hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss, and mixed hearing loss.  Treatment options for all three may include, medicine, surgery or hearing aids. Sensorineural hearing loss  is the most common type of hearing loss and the type we help treat at Hear Again.  Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when there is damage to the inner ear or the nerve pathways from the inner ear to the brain.  Most of the time sensorinerual hearing loss cannot be […]

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    HearAgain: What happens during a hearing test?

    Hearing screenings are painless, simple and contain 4 basic steps: 1. A review of personal information to discuss the different types of environments you may have trouble hearing in, work history, and exposure to loud sounds or other ways you think may be a contributor in hearing loss. 2. A physical exam of the ears using an otoscope. 3. A pure tone hearing test in which you will be seated in a quiet room with a pair of headphonesally over […]

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    HearAgain: How do hearing aids work?

    One of the most common questions about hearing aids is, “How do they work?”  Every model and brand of hearing aid, has the same basic function…to amplify sound waves.  There is a microphone inside the hearing aids that picked up by a microphone in the hearing aid.  After the sound waves hit the microphone a circuit translates the sound waves and sends them to the receiver, which then delivers the sound into the ear canal.  The circuit is the brains […]

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    HearAgain: How much do hearing aids cost?

    Hearing aids vary in cost by type, brand and model.  Prices can range from $399 each to $3000 each. It is often said that the one downside to the digital aids better technology is price.  They are more expensive than the older analog versions. There are some insurance plans that cover some of the cost of hearing aids but most do not. Financing options are available and can be a great solution to get you the best hearing aids for […]

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    HearAgain: What are the different types of hearing aids?

    The most basic difference in type of hearing aids is digital vs analog.  Both are used today, although digital is becoming the preferred choice by consumers. Both analog and digital aids pick up sound waves and amplify them in the ear canal. Digital aids are different because they convert sound waves to digital signals, instead of just amplifying sounds.  This leads to crisper, clearer sounds. Some analog aids are programmable by manual .  But digital aids offer programming at a […]