health

Think You Might Have The Flu? Medline Plus Lists Symptoms And Health News To Help You Stay On Top Of Things.

To find information on flu, including symptoms, prevention and treatment, try the Medline Plus database. You can access it through the Research & Learn tab at the top the library homepage in the alphabetical Databaseslist. In the Medline Plus search field, enter the word ‘flu' and hit ‘search'. Click on the first result from the National Library of Medicine. This will bring up a new page with an overview of the disease and several headings.

New Integrated Health Clinic Planned for Downtown.

The University of Tulsa's Oxley College of Health Sciences will open this coming January  in its new home downtown at 12th and Boulder, TU announced last week.  The first floor will include a walk-in clinic, serving medical, mental health, and legal needs. The College of Law will provide the legal clinic while the Oxley College will offer primary care, exercise, wellness, and behavioral health help.

Transformation of Healthcare Public Learning Forum

Tuesday 
October 22, 2013 
9:00AM — 8:30PM 
 
OU-Tulsa 
Learning Center 
Perkins Family Auditorium and 
Founders Hall 
4502 E. 41st Street 
 
This all-day event is a unique opportunity to learn how innovations in healthcare delivery will radically improve quality, reduce cost, enhance access and satisfaction with the healthcare you, your family and your business will experience in the future. 
 
The day will feature: 

Save the Date for Oklahoma's 1st Health Literacy Summit

You are invited to join the Oklahoma Literacy Coalition at Oklahoma's 1st Health Literacy Summit on September 27 & 28 in Norman, OK. For more information, please contact Joni Dyer at 580-762-4580 or visit http://www.odl.state.ok.us/literacy/.

Understanding Health Care Reform

Do you think health care reform is a bit perplexing? If so,  you can imagine how much more confusing it might be for someone with limited English proficiency or low literacy skills.