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September 8, 2015

Active U Autumn starts Sept. 22; registration now open

Thousands of university faculty, staff and students will soon start tracking their time being active — walking, doing yoga, swimming, going to the gym, playing a sport — determined to reach their weekly exercise goal in Active U Autumn.

July 27, 2015

U-M Premier Care to cover diabetes prevention program

U-M Premier Care members who meet clinical criteria for prediabetes will be able participate in a Diabetes Prevention Program at no cost through a new collaboration between the Benefits Office, MHealthy and Blue Care Network.

July 13, 2015

Health-minded employees sought for MHealthy Champions

Creating a thriving, healthy workplace culture where people can be their best happens one department, unit and school at a time.

Now through the end of July, MHealthy is recruiting faculty and staff members to serve as MHealthy Champions within their work area. 

May 21, 2015

U-M recognized with two healthy workplace awards

The University of Michigan and its health system recently received two awards for its wellness efforts. This spring, it was named among the 2015 Healthiest Employers of Southeast Michigan. The university also earned an Edington Next Practice Award in Quality Assurance.

April 29, 2015

Two new exercise programs now available through MHealthy

Now that Active U is over, many in the university community may be looking for ways to keep the momentum going and stay motivated to meet their physical activity goals this spring.

MHealthy is offering two new exercise programs to meet the needs of both wearable-tracker owners and those who like tracking their workouts online. 

March 6, 2015

Faculty, staff asked to suggest Ergonomics Award nominees

Nominations are now being accepted for MHealthy's annual Ergonomics Awards. Any university faculty or staff member can nominate a university unit or employee that has made the workplace safer by implementing ergonomic solutions.

January 12, 2015

Active U's 10th year starts Tuesday with tracking program

Thousands of campus community members will begin tracking their exercise minutes for Active U’s 10th anniversary beginning Tuesday, and there’s still time to sign up for MHealthy’s 12-week physical activity challenge.

November 10, 2014

Webinars focus on staying healthy during the holiday season

MHealthy's "'Tis the Season" webinar series returns this month, offering university faculty and staff tips and strategies on staying healthy and maintaining peace of mind during this busy time of year.

All webinars will be viewable from a computer, mobile phone or tablet.

October 23, 2014

Program helps employees maintain weight into the New Year

Research studies show most adults gain some weight over the holidays.

To help faculty and staff celebrate the season while still maintaining health goals, MHealthy is offering “Move, Lose & Maintain,” an eight-week healthy lifestyle program designed to keep employees moving and eating smarter into the New Year.

October 13, 2014

Learn to cook healthier at MHealthy's free chef demo Wednesday

Eating healthier can help people feel better, have more energy and even handle stress better. It is also one of the best ways to prevent and control health problems like heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and some forms of cancer.

October 6, 2014

REMINDER: Flu shot clinics run through this month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the best way to prevent influenza is to receive a seasonal flu shot. U-M faculty and staff covered under a university health plan can receive their flu vaccination on campus without paying an out-of-pocket fee. 

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