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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. 

October 1, 2014

Ergonomic grants available to help solve workplace issues

University departments and units needing financial help to purchase equipment or redesign work processes to solve ergonomic issues can receive up to $5,000 in MHealthy ergonomic grant funds.

Applications are now being accepted for MHealthy's annual ergonomics grants program.

August 25, 2014

Join MHealthy Wellness Weeks on Facebook, Twitter

Beginning this week MHealthy wellness experts take to Twitter and Facebook with a new series of themed Wellness Weeks.

For one week each month, August through October, a wellness expert will cover a specific health topic and respond to your questions.

August 18, 2014

Participating in healthy programs offers chance at $500 prizes

Fall is a busy time for many of us, which can make staying on a healthy track a challenge. As extra motivation, MHealthy will award six lucky people with a $500 American Express gift card, just for participating in an eligible health and well-being activity between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31.

June 26, 2014

Winning departments announced for Ergonomics Awards

Eight university areas are being recognized with MHealthy Ergonomics Awards for independently implementing ergonomic solutions in their workplace.

Winning areas have decreased risk factors and reduced or prevented employee discomfort by adding or modifying equipment or redesigning work processes.

June 9, 2014

Farm fresh produce now available on campus

The university community now has convenient options for buying locally grown fruits and vegetables on campus.

Through October, the Eat Smarter: Fresh Produce Series returns on select days at the University Hospital's Courtyard, Wolverine Tower, and the North Campus Research Complex.

June 4, 2014

MHealthy offers wellness programs for departments

The work environment, and the relationships created there, can play an important role in influencing healthy behaviors. To maximize their impact, MHealthy is offering three department-level wellness programs focused on nutrition, stress management and physical activity.

May 19, 2014

Online quiz tests alcohol serving size knowledge

With Memorial Day right around the corner, many will spend the long weekend honoring our veterans, gathering at picnics with friends and family, and maybe enjoying an alcoholic beverage or two.

April 24, 2014

New webinars demystify wearable activity trackers

The popularity of wearable activity trackers like Jawbone, Fitbit, Nike FuelBand and others have grown considerably over the last year.

In May, MHealthy is offering free webinars to help those who are interested in learning more about the features and health benefits these devices have to offer.

April 22, 2014

MHealthy recruiting department-level Champions

MHealthy is now recruiting new members for its MHealthy Champions program.  Champions are staff and faculty members who volunteer to help create a culture of health within their work areas.

The deadline to apply is April 30.

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