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Wellpower Partners with Healthways to Bring New Focus on Well-Being to SMU

Wellpower has partnered with Healthways to provide an updated wellness program for benefits-eligible staff and faculty members. The program will focus on 5 areas of well-being: Purpose – liking what you do each day and being motivated to achieve your … Continue reading

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Start Your Semester on the “Right Foot” – Join a SMU Heart Walk Team Now!

Join SMU at Reunion Tower for the Dallas Heart Walk, on Saturday morning, September 13, 2014 as we raise awareness about heart health and wellness. This non-competitive 5K event is the largest Heart Walk in the nation with an expected … Continue reading

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Men’s Health: Prevent the Top Threats

Do you know the greatest threats to men’s health? Surprisingly, the list is short. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the top causes of death among adult men in the U.S. are heart disease, stroke, cancer and chronic … Continue reading

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Living with arthritis and related conditions…

Are you or a loved one living with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout or fibromyalgia? Visit the Arthritis Foundation for the latest news on medications and research, valuable information about pain relief, exercise routines, and much more.

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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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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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Join Us at the Heart Walk September 7, 2013

Imagine the impact if we reduce death and disability from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20% by 2020! Wellpower is joining the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk to promote physical activity to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and … 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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How Soon is Now? Talking to Kids about Alcohol!

The road to adulthood can be paved with more than one uncomfortable conversation. But don’t wait too long to bring up the subject of alcohol with your children. Even some children in elementary school are making decisions about whether to … Continue reading

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