A total of 22 Elon faculty and staff members prepared for the Turkey Trot by participating in the Phoenix Couch-to-5K program.
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Elon Faculty/Staff Wellness begins Couch-to-5K program for Elon employees.
A medical provider will now be available on Friday mornings at the Faculty/Staff Wellness Center.
Named for retired university physician Robert “Bob” Ellington, a new facility on South Campus integrates university staff dedicated to health and wellness with medical practitioners from Alamance Regional Medical Center and Cone Health.
Elon employees who completed the Healthy Outcomes initiative by June were entered into a drawing, and 25 recently received $100 Target gift cards.
Seven groups of women took a limousine ride from the Moseley Center parking lot to the Norville Breast Center at Alamance Regional Medical Center last month to have a free mammogram screening.
“Take a Limo Ride for Your Life” program gives faculty and staff a unique way to take advantage of cancer screening.
A new Wellness Center initiative kicks off with a presentation over lunch.
Statistics indicate that many American smokers are interested in putting down the cigarettes at the start of a new year, but kicking the habit is tough for some.
The first mesh wreath class was such a hit that the Elon Wellness Center is offering it again.
Hundreds of Elon faculty and staff members stopped by the Wellness table Oct. 23 during the Benefits Fair at the Koury Athletics Center.
Take part in this run/walk that benefits patients at Alamance Regional Medical Center who need access to diabetes education and medical nutrition therapy, but are unable to afford this care.
Learn about the Triangle's local and organic farm and food scene and meet local farmers while touring their farms.
Join us Wednesday at noon in Moseley 217 to hear dermatologist Arin Isenstein talk about skin cancer treatment and prevention.
Learn to spot danger signs and how to defend yourself when no danger signs are given.
Faculty and staff: Live the maroon life by participating in this year's tournament. Start logging your steps March 19 through May 7.
Traditional energy bars are often packed with sugar, which can cause a spike and a subsequent crash. These Jorge Cruise’s Diet muffins are designed to provide sustainable energy that lasts through lunch, thanks to coconut oil, a healthy fat that’s good for your brain, fiber-rich flaxseed and egg protein.
Meet the staff at the Elon Faculty/Staff Wellness Office and learn more about what the center has to offer.
The site offers more resources and information for faculty and staff to be healthy during and after work hours.
Free Screenings at ARMC: blood pressure, glucose test, cholesterol test (12-hour fast recommended), and height and weight analysis.
Here are some great deals and printable coupon links for whole grain products that are not only good for you, but are good for your wallet as well. Some are even gluten-free products. Don’t forget to share-share-share these great tips with others.
Here are some tips to help you get started on a workout routine.
Dealing with the loss of a loved one can be particularly difficult during the holiday season. This article shares some suggestions on how to deal with past memories.
If you are covered under Elon’s insurance, taking advantage of the free services offered by the Wellness Center helps keep insurance cost down.
Do you feel like a slave to cigarettes? Are the people you love breathing your secondhand smoke? Would you like to feel better, have more energy and save about $1500 a year? You can quit smoking with Quit Smart, Duke University’s unique smoking cessation program that Well U now offers to Elon University employees.
Did you know Coca-Cola’s advertising and marketing budget in 2010 was almost $3 billion? Do you know why they have to spend such massive amounts of money to keep convincing you to continue drinking their caramel colored high fructose corn syrup drink?
Think about gardening in a new way; work with your garden on a co-creative way, asking permission and listening to her.
The Wellness Center at Elon offers many services to help you achieve your 2011 resolutions.
Looking for ways to stay healthy this winter? Here are some tips to lower your chances of catching the flu or a cold in the coming months:
- Get Your Vitamin D. Last year, a large analysis published in the Annals of Internal Medicine reported that people with the lowest levels of vitamin D were 40 percent more likely to have had a recent cold or flu than people with the highest D levels. Sunlight is the best source of D, but most of us avoid the sun or wear sunblock to reduce the risk for skin. Please call Well-U to have your levels checked.
Want to know how healthy the snacks you eat really are for your health? Looking for ways to eat healthy on a tight budget? Well U, Elon's Wellness Program, offers you a chance to learn about the foods you eat and how they impact your health, as well as how to make healthy snack choices on a tight budget.
Looking for ways to remain healthy? Well U, Elon's wellness program, offers many programs that can help you achieve this goal.