Monthly Archives: February 2012

UHC Advice: Healthy New Year: Better Eating Resolutions

I want to eat more fruits and veggies Eat at least one more vegetable or fruit at every meal.  Keep cut up raw veggies in the front of the fridge and fruit on the counter where you’ll see it.  Have … Continue reading

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UHC Advice: Keep your blood pressure in check

Hypertension is the term used to describe high blood pressure. High blood pressure causes the heart to work harder than normal and the blood vessels to get harder and less flexible over time. This puts you at a higher risk … Continue reading

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UHC Advice: Heart Disease and Your Eyes

February is American Heart Month.  Heart disease — also known as cardiovascular disease – is caused by narrowed and blocked blood vessels that keep your heart, brain and other parts of your body from receiving enough oxygen-rich blood.  This blood … Continue reading

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UHC Advice: Eat your veggies

What comes in all shapes, colors and sizes, can help prevent cancers of all kinds, heart disease and obesity? The answer is not some magic diet pill, but vegetables! Yet half of all Americans eat no vegetables other than potatoes, … Continue reading

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UHC Advice: National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month—an excellent time to think about oral health in babies and children and put into practice some healthy habits that can last a lifetime. Click here to learn more and for Dental tips for … Continue reading

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RSS Feeds How-To & Heart Health Event

Webster Wellness updates our blog several times each week with articles, resources, and encouragement on wellness.   Just a reminder that you can get a “push” of this information to your inbox by signing up for the RSS feed – it’s … Continue reading

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UHC Advice: Tips for Increasing Physical Activity

Make physical activity a regular part of the day Choose activities that you enjoy and can do regularly. Fitting activity into a daily routine can be easy — such as taking a brisk 10 minute walk to and from the … Continue reading

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Feb. 14 Seminar: You are what you eat: Eating to improve your heart health

Source4Women offers free online seminars and events focused on keeping you and your family healthy. These one-hour seminars are fully interactive and include audio and video of the speaker. Best of all, there is a question and answer period with … Continue reading

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UHC Advice: 15 crafty ways to trim 100 calories a day

Sometimes in life, small steps can add up big. Take 100 calories. Actually, make that “Trim 100 calories.” It may not sound like much — but taking this one step daily could add up to a 10-pound weight loss over … Continue reading

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Participate in the 2012 Webster University Go! St. Louis Mile-by-Mile Marathon

Whether you are taking the first steps toward a healthier lifestyle or you are a lifetime health enthusiast, The Webster University Wellness Committee and Webster Staff Alliance would like to invite you to participate in the 2012 Webster University Go! … Continue reading

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