Senate passes overdose antidote bill (access required)

By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislators are continuing the push for better access to opioid antagonists, but not everyone is on board. Narcan, and its generic form, naloxone, reverse opioid overdoses. Mental health and substance abuse workers advocate ...

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Fraud experts to present at OCU (access required)

By Brian Brus The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Quick! An urgent email says the boss needs a large transfer to a new account to deal with a client oversight. Jobs are on the line. The account number is hyperlinked ...

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Griffin tries again for restroom sign law (access required)

By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – The Legislature is again considering a bill that would require restroom signs informing women about abortion alternatives, but it’s now business-friendly. In 2016, state Sen. A.J. Griffin, R-Guthrie, sponsored a bill that required ...

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Virtual house calls stymied by payment rates (access required)

By Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Telemedicine could revolutionize house calls and cut ER visits by one-third. But no one’s willing to pay for it. Some private health care providers said they want to expand telemedicine to homebound patients. ...

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