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.
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.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, covering tobacco cessation treatments is one of the most cost-effective health insurance benefits that an employer can provide to its employees.
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.
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.
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.
With three weeks left to complete MHealthy Rewards, more than 14,000 benefits-eligible faculty and staff have completed a wellness screening, and more than 17,000 have completed the health questionnaire. The universitywide goal is 47 percent completion of both.
Benefits-eligible faculty and staff who attend the MHealthy Rewards wellness screening on Monday in the Michigan League’s Ballroom will not only learn their numbers for cholesterol, blood pressure, and glucose, but also will be treated to a complimentary breakfast or lunch.
Just in time for National Nutrition Month, MHealthy has launched a new recipe-finder website featuring more than 300 MHealthy-approved recipes.
Registration now is open for "Ready to Lose," MHealthy's new, free webinar-based weight-loss program for university employees and their spouses/other qualified adults with a body mass index greater than 25.
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.
Starting today, thousands will begin tracking their exercise minutes for Active U, MHealthy’s 12-week physical activity challenge.
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.
MHealthy today launches its annual Rewards program, an opportunity for benefits-eligible faculty and staff to start the new year off knowing their numbers, learning more about their health and setting health goals.
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.
To help university faculty and staff better manage their stress, MHealthy has launched MHealthy Thrive!, an inclusive stress prevention and management program designed to impact health and well-being, and foster a psychologically healthy workplace.
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,” a healthy lifestyle program designed to keep employees moving and eating smarter into the new year.
Based on health questionnaire data, back pain is one of the top health risks for U-M faculty and staff members, with nearly 24 percent being at high risk for back pain in 2012.