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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.

April 7, 2014

Three weeks left to earn $100 with MHealthy Rewards

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.

March 26, 2014

Free meal at Monday MHealthy screening; walk-ins welcome

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.

February 24, 2014

MHealthy offers new webinar-based weight loss program

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.

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.

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.

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 18, 2013

MHealthy launches new stress management program, website

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.

October 24, 2013

MHealthy program promotes smart eating over the holidays

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.

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