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Blakely’s Blessings: Success with the Right Village and Resources

Blakely’s Blessings: Success with the Right Village and Resources

Blakely Bowles Photo: Courtesy of Gloria Bowles When a newborn enters the world, it is pure bliss, you are thankful and excited for the new little life. What happens when it is anything but typical? You are left with so many questions. Who is there to guide you? In...

Substance Abuse in Pediatrics: Opportunities for Preventive Steps

Substance Abuse in Pediatrics: Opportunities for Preventive Steps

The topics of opioids and substance abuse are everywhere nowadays. We hear about it in the news, we learn about it in school, and we see it in our communities. Statistically speaking, more and more of us are affected by the impact substance abuse has on our families and friends…

A Positive Mindset with Gratitude is Lifechanging

A Positive Mindset with Gratitude is Lifechanging

By Hokehe Effiong , MD What is the word that has been seared in my mind and has saved me from the doldrums of daily life, of simply waking up, doing the daily tasks, sleeping at night, rinse and repeat; the word that has awakened me to the possibilities that abound,...

Oklahoma’s Resident in the Spotlight – Michelle Amaya, DO

Oklahoma’s Resident in the Spotlight – Michelle Amaya, DO

Oklahoma's Resident in the Spotlight Michelle AmayaMedical school Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine College James Madison UniversityWhere did you grow up? My family moved to Virginia Beach, VA and I graduated from Bayside High School Health Sciences...

Infant Hearing Screening in the Medical Home

Infant Hearing Screening in the Medical Home

It is critical that children with undetected hearing loss be identified so that appropriate medical and audiologic management can be provided1 in a timely manner. The Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) recommends all newborns receive a newborn hearing screening...

Oklahoma’s Resident in the Spotlight – Erin King

Oklahoma’s Resident in the Spotlight – Erin King

Hi! My name is Erin King and I am currently a PGY-1 pediatrics resident at OU Children’s in Oklahoma City. I grew up in central Texas and did not think that my journey would bring me to Oklahoma City, but I am beyond happy that this is where I ended up! I wasn’t...