Rethink Your Drink

July 12, 2019

Choosing water over sugary drinks supports a healthier weight, body, and brain! Story by Sarah Gold, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist Summer is finally here! As we spend more time with our family and friends […]

Get Moving with Stillwater’s Bicycling Community

June 14, 2019

Story by Lissette Minges, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist In the 2018 County Health Profiles from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, it was reported that 20.4% of adults residing in Payne County are not […]

Get Active With the People You Love!

April 11, 2019

Story by Sarah Gold, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist Photo on file It’s finally spring in Oklahoma! Hopefully, the weather corporates enough to enjoy more time outside. Having the option to enjoy the outdoors provides […]

Tobacco to 21

March 9, 2019

Story by Lissette Minges, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist When it comes to smoking rates and tobacco control policies, Oklahoma has room for improvement. While Oklahoma’s current smoking rate of 19.6% is the lowest in […]

Successes and Savings

January 11, 2019

Story by Lissette Minges, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist First incorporated in 1898, Payne County Bank has a long history of taking great care of the citizens of Perkins and Payne County. Over the last […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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