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OU Medicine Live Chat: Don't Get Burned This Summer

Summer is full of outdoor activities, but dermatologists with OU Medicine warn there’s nothing worse than the sting of a serious sunburn to ruin what should be a day of fun in the sun.

Dr. Pamela Allen of OU Physicians Dermatology said proper protection from the sun is your family’s best defense.

Sunscreen should be applied every time a child older than six-months goes outside, and should be reapplied frequently.

Watch the live chat with Dr. Allen below.

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OU Medicine Live Chat: Healthy Goal Setting

7 Psychological Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

Recorded Friday, May 31st 10 A.M.

Dr. Steven Sternlof, licensed psychologist and behavioral health specialist, assists patients at the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center to set and achieve goals for a healthier lifestyle. As an integral member of the multidisciplinary approach to diabetes care where mental health is often integrated with medical treatment, Dr. Sternlof provides unique insight into learning how to change behavioral patterns such as eating habits, establishing exercise routines, and compliance with treatment plans. Dr. Sternlof's webchat will focus on how you can more actively engage in your own mental and physical wellbeing as well as begin to recognize how small changes in your perspective can lead to very big changes in your health.

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Moore Tornado Media Briefing

Media update from the OU Medical Center on patients involved in the Moore Tornado on May 20th, 2013.

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OU Medicine Live Chat: Helping Children Cope After a Tornado

OU Medicine Live speaks with Dr. Stephen Gillaspy, a pediatric psychologist with Children's Hospital of OU Medicine in Oklahoma City on how to help a child cope after a dramatic event such as the recent tornado in Moore.

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New Tinnitus Clinic at Oklahoma College of Allied Health

Ring… Ring…

No, it’s not the phone. It’s your ears.

One in 10 adults in Oklahoma and across the nation experiences tinnitus, often referred to as “ringing in the ears,” but a new clinic at the University of Oklahoma College of Allied Health now offers a treatment to help silence it.

“Tinnitus is a condition in which a person perceives sound that is not actually present in the environment. It can be a ringing sound in the ears, but also can be a whooshing, chirping, a cricket-like sound, hissing or whistling,” said Suzanne Kimball, AuD, assistant professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, OU College of Allied Health. 

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