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December 9, 2015

Active U registration open; now Fitbit compatible

Registration is now open for the 11th year of Active U, MHealthy's 12-week physical activity challenge. Each year, thousands at U-M look forward to the program as motivation to set their New Year's exercise goals and get moving with colleagues.

November 23, 2015

U-M again ranks among nation's healthiest employers

For the second consecutive year, the University of Michigan has been named one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. The award recognizes employers that are committed to employee health and exceptional corporate wellness programming.

November 5, 2015

Programs help employees stay healthy during the holidays

MHealthy will launch two programs this month for university faculty and staff who are looking for tips and guidance on staying on a healthy track during the busy holiday season.

Registration is open for its popular "'Tis the Season" well-being webinar series, as well as the new "Holiday Drinking — Stop and Swap" email program.

October 27, 2015

REMINDER: Flu shot clinics continuing through mid-November

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season. 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.

October 5, 2015

Flu shots available on campus; avoid out-of-pocket fee

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

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.

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