Oklahoma Spotlight

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We are still getting played by Big Tobacco. This video brings to light the things that the corrective statements left out such as the disparities in the newspapers running the corrective statements. Big Tobacco still cannot be trusted. We cannot dim the light on tobacco prevention and cessation. We need to break the cycle.


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This photo is from a 'Club By Storm' celebration event in Tulsa, OK. Pictured center is Campaign Manager, Kathleen Thomas, along with Free The Night supporters raising awareness for lung health and lung cancer.

While partnering can take patience, and outreach doesn’t always seem effective, you never know what will happen unless you try. Keep on reading to learn about the Free The Night Initiative, making more establishments in Oklahoma smokefree, and how YOU can help spread the word.

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Members of the TSET Healthy Living Program staff gather with Superintendent Scott Roper at a Pleasant Grove Walking School Bus event, a Blue Zones Project initiative. Superintendent Roper has been a Health Champion Leader for the school.

One of the great things about OK In the Know is getting fresh ideas from stories of how Oklahomans are moving the needle forward for our communities to become healthier. For example, a growing partnership in Pottawatomie County is bringing wellness to school in several ways, including allowing students to discover firsthand the importance of agriculture and nutrition.

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Meet Jody Reiss! Jody serves as the Healthy Living Program Project Director within the Volunteers for Youth Agency based in Claremore, while also volunteering as a member of the OK in the Know Community Council.

Below you can learn more about Jody, and her roundabout journey to the field of public health, and how she has incorporated her passion into improving the lives of those around her. Despite never having played a sport in her life, she stays very active. Read on to find out how!

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