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Starting a Workout Program? Invest in a Good Pair of Workout Shoes!

The birds are chirping and the tulips are blooming…this is a time when many of us are getting serious about our wellness efforts! Making the decision is the first step. Making it a priority in your lifestyle is another. If … 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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SMU Honored as a Gold Level “Start! Fit-Friendly University” by the Heart Association

The Start! Fit-Friendly Companies Program serves as a catalyst for positive change in American business. Organizations nationwide can be part of the Start! initiative by demonstrating progressive leadership in making the health and wellness of their employees a priority.   SMU was recognized … 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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New Running and Walking Club Offered for Faculty and Staff

Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports is sponsoring a new Running and Walking Club exclusively for faculty and staff members. The club will meet in the Dedman Center lobby on Mondays and Wednesdays at noon beginning on October 3. All levels … Continue reading

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Methodist Mobile Mammography Unit to Visit Campus November 14, 2011

The Methodist Mobile Mammography Unit will be on main campus near the flagpole on November 14, 2011. 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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Join us for a Wellpower Walk at Noon, Friday, October 28!

Bring your favorite sneakers and join us for a lively 1.5-2 mile walk around our beautiful campus. Invite your colleagues to come along and meet us on the steps of Dallas Hall at noon. We usually take a quick group … Continue reading

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Health and Wellness at SMU: How Are We Doing?

In education, grade reports are routine and when managed appropriately they can provide us with important feedback about our performance and achievement in a specific subject. In wellness, our individual annual physical or on-site screening results serve as our wellness “report card,” … Continue reading

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