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Oklahoma news briefs for April 2

Oklahoma news briefs for April 2
Oklahoman Published: April 2, 2014
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Oklahoma City

Free health

tests offered

OU Physicians will offer no cost health screenings at the Edward L. Gaylord Downtown YMCA, 1 NW 4, from 8 to 10 a.m. Friday. OU Physicians is collaborating with the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City and the Asia Society of Oklahoma to offer the screenings. Participants can be screened at no cost for total cholesterol, glucose level, body composition (total body fat and body mass index) and blood pressure/resting pulse. Vietnamese-speaking health personnel will be available to answer any questions participants might have about their screening results. To obtain the most accurate health information, participants are urged not to eat the morning of the health screenings.

FROM STAFF REPORT

Hatchery to hold seminar

Learn about Oklahoma City’s aquatic life and how the city plays a role in water ecology by visiting the H.B. Parsons Municipal Fish Hatchery between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. April 18. The city’s fisheries biologist will talk about how they study fishing waters and monitor fish populations in city lakes and park waters. The hatchery is at 10940 N Meridian, across from Bluff Creek Park. Admission is free to the lecture, which is in connection with Earth Day.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Stillwater

OSU to offer yoga for free

Stillwater-area residents who are looking for a way to unwind after a long day may find just what they need at The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University. Beginning Thursday and running from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. each Thursday through May, residents can participate in free yoga practices and guided relaxation in the tranquil setting of The Botanic Garden. Participants will need to bring their own yoga mats. They also may want to bring sunscreen, water, insect repellent and a small hand towel.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

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