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January 29, 2014

U-M named one of nation's 100 healthiest employers

The University of Michigan has been named one of the 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. The award recognizes employers who have comprehensively incorporated the most effective employee wellness programs and practices.

January 20, 2014

Flu is widespread; how you can help prevent transmission

Dear Members of Our U-M Community:

Influenza is of increasing concern in our community. I would like to encourage you to get vaccinated, to wash your hands frequently, stay home if you have flu symptoms and cover your cough.

December 18, 2013

Teen smoking continues to decline in 2013, annual survey shows

Smoking among teens in grades eight, 10 and 12 continued to decline in 2013 — a positive trend since most smokers begin their habit in adolescence — according to the latest survey results from the nationwide Monitoring the Future study.

December 10, 2013

Active U registration opens with goal of 35 million activity minutes

Registration opens today for the ninth annual Active U program, the 12-week physical activity challenge for all university faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students, retirees and employee spouses/other qualified adults. Sign up by Jan. 14 and track physical activity Jan. 14-Apr. 7.

December 6, 2013

Physicians embrace Michigan program to improve health care

A statewide program created by Michigan's largest insurer has succeeded in engaging primary care physicians from the ground up to improve patient care, according to the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

December 4, 2013

Taubman Health Sciences Library closing for renovation

With the renovation of the A. Alfred Taubman Health Sciences Library set to begin in the new year, the building will close at 11:45 p.m. Dec. 22. The library’s usual extended exam hours will begin Sunday.

November 21, 2013

Webinars can help employees stay healthy during the holidays

Back by popular demand, MHealthy’s “’Tis the Season 2013” webinar series returns in December to help university faculty and staff stay healthy and maintain their energy and peace of mind during this busy time of year.

Registration is now open and all webinars can be viewed from computers, mobile phones or tablets.

November 20, 2013

U-M named one of Michigan’s healthiest employers

The University of Michigan was recently named one of Michigan’s healthiest employers in a statewide analysis of employers whose policies and practices promote a healthy workforce.

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