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 […]

Holiday Depression

November 24, 2017

Story by Peggy L. Ferguson, Ph.D. The “Holiday Season” is generally acknowledged to be the time between Thanksgiving and New Year. Every year the Holiday Season seems to lengthen. Just a few years ago, it […]

Stretching for Better Health

November 13, 2017

Story provided by Lauren Abbott, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist Being physically fit is a desirable and healthy goal that many people strive toward and even achieve. While the active part of this goal is […]

Library celebrates Health Literacy Month “StoryWalk® in the Park” groundbreaking

October 23, 2017

Story and images submitted by Stillwater Public Library The Stillwater Public Library celebrated October’s “Health Literacy Month” with a ground breaking at Couch Park for its newest project, “StoryWalk® in the Park.” The project was […]

Martial Artist Teams with Teachers to Encourage Math Studies

October 13, 2017

Story provided by TSET Healthy Living Program As a second grader, math can be a challenge, though it may have just gotten a bit easier.  Stillwater Martial Arts owner and Master Instructor Alex Evers is […]

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