Aging Advocates

August 12, 2018

Story provided by Aging Advocates Advocate—one that pleads a cause of another; one that supports or promotes the interests of another. Aging Advocates, a group of area businesses and agencies in the Payne County area […]

Yoga is Exercise

July 13, 2018

Story provided by TSET Healthy Living Program Many people think that exercise is something that involves going to the gym, lifting weights, and breaking a sweat. For many decades people considered aerobic exercise as the […]

Rise in Cigarette Prices Will Save Payne County Lives

May 11, 2018

by Julie Bisbee, Director of Public Information and Outreach, Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Trust The price increase on cigarettes signed by Gov. Mary Fallin on March 29th will save lives, help smokers quit, and keep young […]

Junior Service League Hosts 5th Annual Scorcher Half Marathon and 5K

May 7, 2018

Story and images provided by Stillwater Junior Service League The Stillwater Junior Service League will host the fifth annual Scorcher Half Marathon and 5K race on Sunday, June 3, 2018 in Stillwater, OK. This one-of-a-kind […]

Will Rogers Running Club

April 3, 2018

Story and images provided by TSET Healthy Living Program There’s extra energy and excitement in the air at Will Rogers Elementary School on Tuesday afternoons. In the gym, kids are running around, talking, laughing and […]

“It’s Not Only About Us”

March 9, 2018

Story by Lissette Minges, TSET Healthy Living Program Prevention Specialist, OSU Prevention Programs Deciding to take both of their bars smoke-free was not something the Cervantes family took lightly, and when it came down to […]

Surviving Winter

February 3, 2018

Story by Wendy Frankenburger MPH, CHES Health Educator for Payne County Health Department Winter weather brings cold temperatures, harsh winds, ice, and snow. The best way to survive is to be prepared. Stay healthy and […]

10 simple swaps to make your new year healthy

January 8, 2018

Story by Melinda Caldwell, TSET Healthy Living Program Coordinator, OSU Prevention Programs The New Year often includes goals to eat healthier and get more exercise, but your family doesn’t have to completely overhaul their entire […]

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