Latest KIM ARCHER Stories

2008-09-24 09:00:13

By KIM ARCHER A study shows that doctors needn't fear prescribing pain medicine.

2008-09-09 12:00:41

By KIM ARCHER OSU's leader says medical education programs will make the transition. St. Francis Health System agreed Friday to take on Oklahoma State University's medical residency program beginning July 1, 2009, to ensure the longevity of OSU's osteopathic medical school.

2008-09-09 12:00:41

By KIM ARCHER Oklahoma State University's College of Osteopathic Medicine is trying to get St. Francis Hospital to take on its residency program, a deal that could mean the end of the city's de facto public hospital for the indigent, the OSU hospital's former chief of staff said Thursday.

2008-08-22 15:00:17

By KIM ARCHER Coweta and Wagoner schools adopt a nutrition and exercise program. Even the superintendent of Coweta Public Schools expects his youngest children, Hanna and Hunter, to teach him a thing or two about healthy nutrition and exercise.

2008-08-20 12:00:15

By KIM ARCHER State accused of not reporting Lyme disease cases. Lyme disease is caught up in a swirl of confusion and controversy across the nation, and Oklahoma is no exception.

2008-08-07 12:00:18

By KIM ARCHER Pharmacies offering free diabetes tests to help curb disease Next time you're picking up a pack of gum or a prescription at your neighborhood pharmacy, you might check out your risk of developing diabetes.

2008-07-28 12:00:00

By KIM ARCHER Oklahoma 8th in the nation in obesity; 28.8% of Oklahomans are obese Too many chicken-fried steaks and not enough exercise. Apparently, that prescription has landed Oklahoma with the eighth- highest obesity rate in the nation, with 28.8 percent of its population considered obese.

2008-07-28 12:00:00

By KIM ARCHER Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the consumption of gluten. Eric Gentry can feel it almost immediately when he "gets glutened." His stomach starts bloating and gurgling with pain. "I feel it within five minutes; probably even less," he said.

2008-07-26 15:00:43

By Kim Archer, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 26--Radious Guess thought her son's school administrators knew that he had sickle cell disease and what that meant for his education. But they didn't. She found that out when she got a letter after her son's first-grade year.

2008-07-25 09:00:33

By KIM ARCHER Morton is only the second health center in the state to receive the honor.