On this edition of ST, we speak with Representative Patrick J. Kennedy, who served several years in the U.S. House of Representatives as a congressman from Rhode Island, and who is best known as the author and lead sponsor of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. This landmark piece of legislation provides tens of millions of Americans (who were previously denied care) with access to mental health treatment. Today, Rep.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health says a virus causing respiratory illness in children has been confirmed in Oklahoma.
The department says enterovirus D68 is a relatively rare virus. It had been confirmed in 11 other states, including Missouri, Kansas and Colorado.
The Centers for Disease Control says seven of 24 specimens submitted from Oklahoma hospitals and laboratories tested positive for the virus. The virus has been associated with an increase in pediatric admissions at hospitals in central Oklahoma.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Tulsa have arrested a man on an arson complaint in connection with a house fire that injured three children, including a 5-year-old boy who is critical condition.
The fire was reported early Tuesday in midtown Tulsa. Fire Department Capt. Stan May says firefighters found an 11-year-old girl and a 9-year-old boy outside the burning home. May says firefighters also found a 5-year-old boy in a back bedroom, and pulled him to safety through a window.
In the first hour of the fourth program of the OK Mozart broadcast series, Performance Oklahoma presents the third concert of the Festival 2014 Afternoon Chamber Music Series offered on June 11th 2014 and featuring the Miró Quartet and pianist Jon Kimura Parker in the String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op 74 (Harp) by Ludwig van Beethoven, and the Quintet for Piano and Strings in E-flat Major, Op 44 by Robert Schumann. And in the second hour, the Miró Quartet play Beethoven's Quartet in C Major, Op 59, No. 3, both performances given at St.
A five-year-old Tulsa boy is rushed to the hospital following an overnight fire in mid-town Tulsa. The blaze was reported about 1 a.m. in a home near 29th and South Pittsburg Avenue. That is near the Broken Arrow Expressway at 31st Street.
The other residents of the home did manage to get out of the house on their own. Several of them were taken to the hospital as a precaution.
The Tulsa Fire Department is looking into the cause of the fire.