TSET sets bold agenda to combat Tobacco use

December 8, 2018

Story provided by TSET Healthy Living Program Tobacco use is the leading cause of illness and preventable death in Oklahoma. Every year, Smoking kills more people than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, illegal drugs, murders, and […]

Grief and Holiday Survival

December 8, 2018

Story by Melody Crotts The holidays are approaching! The holidays are approaching! These words bring both joy and terror to the heart. In a perfect world, during the holidays, we would build wonderful memories, always […]

Untreated Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

November 16, 2018

Story by Julia Byrd, H.I.S., Precision Hearing Solutions Many studies over the last few years have brought to light a link between hearing loss and dementia. These studies have found that hearing loss is associated […]

The Dangers of E-Cigarettes and Vaping

November 12, 2018

Story by Sarah Gold, TSET Healthy Living Program Over the past ten years, e-cigarettes and vaping devices have become incredibly popular. Allegedly, the product was first created for adults who wished to stop smoking. But […]

Building a Resilient Payne County

October 10, 2018

By Carolynn MacAllister The Stillwater Community has launched a Resilience Coalition called Resilient Payne County after the showing of the documentary ”Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope” on Apr. 4, 2017, at the OSU Student Union Theater. This documentary started […]

Caring for the Caregiver – Stillwater Style

October 6, 2018

Story Provided by Payne County Aging Advocates Stillwater and the surrounding community are bustling these days! So many people call this area home due to the friendly, fun, and supportive atmosphere. One growing subset of […]

New health series starts Sept. 24 at Stillwater Public Library

September 17, 2018

Media Release The Stillwater Public Library is teaming up with the Stillwater Medical Center (SMC) and the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative for another great health series. “Healthier Choices, Healthier You” is a six week program […]

Mindfulness and Aging

September 11, 2018

Story provided by Aging Advocates Balancing the demands that caregivers find themselves in is precarious as they are pulled between raising their own children, leading their own lives, and helping aging family or friends. Statistics […]

Healthy Tailgate

September 7, 2018

Story by Melinda Caldwell, TSET Healthy Living Program Coordinator Football season in Cowboy Country is in full swing, which means individuals from around the state and country will be visiting Stillwater for the unique game […]

New ‘Added Sugar’ Label Requirement for Packaged Foods

August 15, 2018

Story by Sarah Weiss, TSET Healthy Living Program Prevention Specialist On May 20, 2016, the FDA announced new nutrition labeling requirements for packaged foods. One of the most controversial additions regards added sugars, which will […]

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