By Joel Robison

It is not a secret that Oklahoma has challenges when it comes to healthcare.

The United Health Foundation ranks Oklahoma as the sixth least healthy state in the nation. Their report cites the limited availability of primary care physicians (like family doctors) as one of Oklahoma’s chief obstacles to better health.

As the report suggests, Oklahomans often struggle to get the medical care they need, sometimes having to drive long distances for routine checkups.


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