Category Archives: Health & Wellness

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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Gesundheit! Getting Allergy Relief When Spring Is in the Air

In late spring, pollen from trees is often the culprit in outdoor allergies. When pollen levels are high, try to stay inside with the windows closed. Pollen counts are highest early in the morning on warm, dry, windy days. Chilly, … Continue reading

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Communication Update from Magellan, SMU’s EAP Program Manager

May 21, 2013 Follow up – Moore, OK tornado disaster As Magellan has learned more information and details about the tornado that hit Moore, OK additional tools, resources, and material have been made available to their clients. Magellan issued a … Continue reading

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SMU’s EAP Program Announces Resources for Employees Coping with Natural Disasters

MAGELLAN HEALTH SERVICES ESTABLISHES NATIONAL TOLL-FREE HOTLINE FOLLOWING MOORE, OKLAHOMA TORNADO Counselors available to help individuals cope with natural disaster- – Natural disaster toolkit available on website –  AVON, Conn. – May 21, 2013 – Magellan Health Services Inc. (NASDAQ: … Continue reading

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Blue365® Program Exclusively For SMU Medical Plan Participants

With the Blue365® program, members can save money on health care products and services such as fitness gear, gym memberships, family activities, healthy eating options and much more — all offered by top national and local retailers. Using the program … Continue reading

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Got Drugs? National Take-Back Day on April 27, 2013

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1 in 9 teens have abused prescription drugs. Often these medications are found in the home. Parents and adults can do their part to rid their homes of dangerous prescription drugs by … Continue reading

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