Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Wellpower: What’s Next?

Wellpower’s Fall Reward Period Ends January 31 Wellpower will wrap up it’s Fall Reward Period at the end of the month. Current participants should make sure they have all their January activities logged by January 25, 2014. The Wellpower Team … Continue reading

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CVS & Walgreen Pharmacies Are Out-of-Network Effective January 1, 2014!

As a reminder, effective January 1, 2014, CVS and Walgreens pharmacies will no longer be in the SMU Health & Wellness Plan pharmacy network administered by Express Scripts. If you currently use CVS or Walgreens to fill your prescription medications, … Continue reading

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

Diabetes… if you don’t live with it yourself, then it’s likely you have a family member or friend who does.  This November during National Diabetes Month, ask yourself if you’re at risk of type 2 diabetes and take steps to … Continue reading

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Apply for the Spring Naturally Slim Class Now!

Interested in losing weight and improving your overall health? Consider applying for our free Naturally Slim class! The online application is open until November 26. The class will meet in person for the kick-off session the first week of February, … Continue reading

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Choosing Healthy Tour of RFoC at Umphrey Lee

Lauren Hickman, RD/LD, is the new dietitian for SMU Dining Services and is currently offering free tours of the dining hall, highlighting healthy options. It is called the “Choosing Healthy Tour.” During this tour, Lauren will go into depth behind … Continue reading

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SMU’s EAP Offers Tips for Your Child’s First Day of School

The start of a new school year brings excitement and nervousness for both a parent and child. From finding the perfect outfit for the first day of school to getting back into the swing of school work and preparing lunches, … Continue reading

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Magellan’s EAP Offers Tips for Sending Your Child to College

Sending a child to college is a big transition for the entire family. This is true whether it’s your first child attending college, or your last child—and you’re facing an “empty nest.” Even if you have a child who isn’t … Continue reading

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Join Wellpower’s Amazing Challenge 2013 – 14! Registration Begins August 12, 2013

Wellpower is embarking on the Amazing Challenge for this year’s wellness program! Focus on exercise and fitness, nutrition, stress reduction, healthy weight attainment or maintenance, and you can earn rewards such as a vacation day, free meal tickets, free parking, … Continue reading

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Health Coaching Available on Campus Beginning September 18, 2013

Paige Shouse, Baylor Health Coach, will provide on-campus health coaching services most Wednesdays starting September 18, 2013. Paige has worked in corporate wellness for 5 years, and served as our on-campus health coach last year.  She helps Wellpower participants achieve their … Continue reading

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Looking for Summer Wellness Opportunities? “5 Months to 5 Miles” Kicks Off Training for SMU Cox Corporate Relay Challenge

The Texas summer might not be the ideal season to run a marathon, but it’s the perfect time to start training. The Cooper Aerobics Center has created a “5 Months to 5 Miles” training program for the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon … Continue reading

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