Monthly Archives: September 2011

Physical Exercise Improves Productivity

A new study finds that employees who exercise during normal working hours are more productive. A study published in the August edition of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine looked at three groups of employees in Sweden. One was … Continue reading

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Webster Groves Farmers Market: Healthy Foods & Recipes

Fall produce is coming in beautifully and there are only three markets left this season so come by while you still can. The market season, which is Thursdays only, will end on October 20th. This week (September 29) the focus … Continue reading

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Help maintain your health – and sign up for health screening email reminders

UnitedHealthcare understands that maintaining or improving your health is important. And, a focus on regular preventive care, along with following the advice of your doctor can help you stay healthy. Routine checkups and screenings can: Help you avoid serious health … Continue reading

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Obesity

Being obese is not about what you weigh, it’s about having too much fat in your body.  Carrying too much body fat has harmful effects on your health.  One-third of adults ages 20 and older are considered obese, which is … Continue reading

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Looking to join a running/walking group?

Jennifer McQuay in the Admissions Office started a running/walking group named “Run Mommy Run!” in Lemay (Jefferson Barracks/south county area) for the mornings before 7am, evenings after 6pm, and weekends. She is also willing to run in the Webster area … Continue reading

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Healthiest Loser Registration Deadline is Friday

Webster’s  Healthiest Loser Contest is an opportunity for you to get started on your way to a Healthier You while watching the pounds fall off and challenging your co-workers and yourself! The goal of this contest is for Webster University … Continue reading

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UHC Advice: 5 Stop-Smoking Tools You Can Count On

Talk with your doctor Medicine may help Connect w/support groups Learn the secrets of a successful program Consider nicotine replacements Click here to read the full article and then to Discover more information and resources at myuhc.com® click Health & … Continue reading

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Defining Overweight and Obese

Overweight and obese are labels for weight ranges.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, weight in these ranges are higher than what is generally considered healthy for a given height.  Having a weight in one of these … Continue reading

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Workout and win!

Exercise for 30 or more minutes at Webster’s Fitness Center starting September 12 and you will be entered to win amazing prizes!  The first drawing is September 19th.  Ask the fitness attendant for more information.

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UHC Advice: What to Do After a Workout

What so many out there do not realize is the importance of what you do after you work out. You may have done the majority of the work, but how you treat your body in the minutes and hours after … Continue reading

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