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Catch Your Zzzs for Free

Three out of five Americans have trouble sleeping. In the search for a cure, we spend up to $24 billion a year on products such as sleeping pills, pricey pillows, expensive mattresses, white noise machines, aroma therapy potions, and more. … Continue reading

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SMU’s EAP Program Offers Tips for Healthy Lifestyles

Jumpstart your health! Keeping priorities on target and juggling life’s demands can be exhausting. But what is most important is taking care of your health and your family’s health. It only takes a few minutes a day to practice healthy … Continue reading

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Get Heart Healthy!

Being diagnosed with health problems such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol is a wake-up call that it is time to make lifestyle changes. The good news is that a few good choices can help you feel better and be … Continue reading

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Join Wellpower by November 12, 2012 to be Eligible to Earn a Reward For The Fall Period

The clock is ticking! Join Wellpower by November 12, 2012 to be eligible to earn a reward during this reward period. Here’s what you need to do to qualify for an award: 1. Sign up for and complete the Stress Recess Challenge. … Continue reading

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Methodist Mobile Mammography Unit On Campus November 13

The Methodist Mobile Mammography Unit will be on main campus near the flagpole on November 13, 2012. To qualify for a mammogram, you should be 40 or older, with no breast implants, and have no current breast problems. SMU Blue … Continue reading

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Free Yoga For Stress Reduction

Are you stressed out? Are you willing to try something new that may improve your stress level and overall wellbeing? Southern Methodist University is recruiting women ages 25-45 to participate in a study examining effects of hot yoga on stress and … Continue reading

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Wellpower Supports Heart Healthy Activities

Did you know that February is Heart Health month? Wellpower is offering numerous activities that support your heart health throughout the spring.  So come alone or grab a friend – either way you may join others from the campus community in support … Continue reading

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Is It a Heart Attack? Recognize the Symptoms

A heart attack is a medical emergency. If you have symptoms of a heart attack, call 911 right away. DO NOT DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL ATTENTION. You are at greatest risk of sudden death in the early hours of a heart attack. … Continue reading

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Take the SMU Immunity Challenge January 9 – February 6 and Live Healthier This Winter!

It’s winter time and that means flu and cold season. Don’t let your colleagues “vote you out of the office” because you become the source of every new virus that comes along! Keep away flu, colds and illnesses by practicing … Continue reading

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Don’t Gain, Maintain! Holiday Eating Challenge Runs November 21 – January 2, 2012

Did you know the average American gains anywhere from 1-5 pounds during the holidays? This challenge encourages you to maintain healthy behaviors that support weight management. So, don’t be “average” this year and avoid the holiday weight gain trend. After all, isn’t your … Continue reading

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