Saturday morning downtown Tulsa was buzzing with anticipation as the Tulsa Heart Walk was about to kickoff at 9am. An estimated 6,000 participants met at ONEOK field to take team photos and get ready for the 5k walk. Walkers were challenged to raise money from family, friends, and co-workers for the American Heart Association.
They are there to welcome you, take your hand and let you know everything will be okay, and one of the first to bring you flowers to welcome a new baby. Volunteers are one of the essential components to delivering personal care at hospitals. At Hillcrest Hospital South, you’ll find a dozen or so volunteers giving their time on any given day. It has been said time is one of the most precious commodities we have, something you can never get back. Volunteers give their own time to make the time patients and their families spend at Hillcrest South even better.
One of the big health discussions in the news this week is about a story which aired on 60 Minutes Sunday. Popular medical journalist Dr. Sanjay Gupta interviewed Dr. Robert Lustig, professor of clinical pediatrics and endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr.
Once legally available in gas stations and convenience stores, synthetic cannabinoids (or synthetic marijuana) are landing more teens and young adults in Emergency Rooms across the country, according to a new report 1 in the April 2012 issue of the journal Pediatrics. Synthetic types of marijuana, commonly known as blaze, spice, and K2, have a similar but more serious affect on the body. Beyond typical signs and symptoms of intoxication, synthetic marijuana symptoms include restlessness an
This week we’ve seen a lot of change around Hillcrest HealthCare System. It’s a change we are excited about and a change we believe celebrates what makes our hospitals, clinics, physicians, nurses, and staff leaders in quality, service, and innovation. With this change we continue our commitment to health, wellness, and serving our community.
We are growing. Our budding green leaf sprouting from Hillcrest is a symbol of our growth in the community, with six hospitals, Oklahoma Heart Institute, Utica Park Clinic, and more than 5,000 employees.
SouthCrest Hospital is excited to announce that a baby girl was born in their hospital today, 11/11/11 at 11:11 AM. Mom and baby are doing well, and for dad, a Marine, this is a Veterans’ Day he will never forget.
Channels 2, 6, 8 and 23 will be covering the story, so for complete details, tune into their news broadcasts this evening.
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011
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Media Contact/For More Information:
Angela Peterson, Media & Public Relations Manager, Hillcrest HealthCare System
918.579.5203 (office) or 918.605.3573 (media cell phone) or email@example.com