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News stories from the past 60 days.

Jun 24, 2024 - Provides overview of an Oklahoma State University program that uses a hub-and-spoke model to offer sports medicine continuing education to trainers and providers in rural and underserved communities. Notes that 20 sessions were offered throughout the first year of the program on a wide range of topics including concussions, mental health, and joint dislocation.
Source: Oklahoma State University
May 28, 2024 - Covers the launch of a harm reduction vending machine serving residents of Delaware County, Oklahoma. Discusses concerns from some local residents and efforts by providers to address misconceptions around addiction.
Source: Public Radio Tulsa
May 23, 2024 - Highlights the inaugural graduating class of the first medical school on a reservation. The school aims to reduce the shortage of both Indigenous physicians and rural physicians across the country. Discusses the incorporation of Cherokee culture and traditional medicine in the curriculum as well as Native American health disparities.
Source: PBS NewsHour

Last Updated: 6/25/2024