DHS announces it won’t eliminate programs on Dec. 1 for seniors, people with disabilities

DHS will begin sending notices this week to program recipients and providers that services will continue, said DHS spokeswoman Sheree Powell.
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For opioid crisis in Oklahoma, some look to telemedicine

"We hope the treatment of addiction issues isn't more burdensome than when a doctor gets someone addicted. It helps on the counseling side, and it helps once that client relationship has been established face to face, those continued visits can happen telemedicine," a treatment specialist said.
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Data: More than $50 million in meals, trips, cash payments to Oklahoma physicians since 2013

The money comes from companies marketing medications, vaccines and medical devices, ranging from HIV/AIDS drugs to contact lenses.
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E-cigarette sales raise nearly $20,000 since being introduced in Tulsa Jail in mid-September

The devices, which cost about $2 to buy but sell for around $12, quickly became one of the most popular — and profitable — items at the Tulsa Jail.
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Opioid drug company at center of national doctor bribery scandal gave tens of thousands to Oklahoma physicians

In October the company’s founder was arrested in Arizona after being indicted for allegedly using a "speakers program" to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid painkiller to patients.
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