By Jaclyn Cosgrove, Staff Writer | Updated: Sun, Aug 17, 2014
Symptoms of a mental health crisis can include neglect of personal hygiene; dramatic change in sleep habits; weight gain or loss; decline in performance at work or school; noticeable mood changes, such as irritability, anger, anxiety or sadness; and withdrawal from routine activities and...
By Jaclyn Cosgrove, Staff Writer | Updated: Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Blood clotting is a normal process that the body uses to seal small cuts on blood vessel walls to stop bleeding. But sometimes a blood clot can build up in an artery or vein and result in a life-threatening situation.
By Jaclyn Cosgrove, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Jun 22, 2014
Heatstroke can follow heat cramps or heat exhaustion. Some of the first signs might include fainting, a throbbing headache, dizziness or a lack of sweating. When you stop sweating, that can mean that your body’s regulation system has shut down, and you can no longer cool yourself.
By Jaclyn Cosgrove, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, May 4, 2014
Jaclyn Cosgrove: From 2004 to 2010, there were 60 confirmed unintentional firearm deaths in Oklahoma, an average of 9 deaths per year. Half of those deaths were among men and boys 25 years old and younger.