Monthly Archives: May 2012

Cholesterol Management

Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do. Clinical trials have shown that lowering your LDL cholesterol can sharply reduce your risk of a subsequent heart attack.  Regular screenings are important. Have your blood … Continue reading

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Top 10 reasons for going for a ride during National Bike Month

It’s National Bike Month–get your bike out and go for a ride!  Here are the top 10 reasons!

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Infographic: Overwhelming support for funding for bicycling and walking in the U.S.

This AmericaBikes infographic shows just how much support there is for biking and walking in the U.S.–a lot.

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Get Eye Relief Caused by Allergies

It’s the beginning of allergy season, and there are many things you can do to find relief for eye-related allergies. Click here for a few tips!

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Schedule a Fitness Center Orientation

The summer is upon us — the perfect time to explore and have new experiences. Have you considered using Webster’s Fitness Center? Coordinator Myrna Homm is available to meet with you individually and orient you to the equipment that is … Continue reading

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Zumba with Martha Bailey Starts May 23

Webster Staff Alliance (WSA) and Webster Wellness joined together to sponsor summer Zumba classes with Martha Bailey. These sessions are free and open to all Webster University faculty, students and staff. Sessions take place on Wednesdays, from 5 – 6 … Continue reading

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Fruit My Cube – Get on Board with Webster Wellness

The Fruit My Cube program is up and running with good feeback about the quality of the produce. Order by close of business this Friday to pick up your fruit at 10 a.m., Monday, May 21. Click through for more … Continue reading

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May 18: Snap Your Photo on National Bike to Work Day

Enjoy the weather, reduce your carbon footprint and improve your health! National Bike to Work Week culminates in Bike to Work Day on May 18 in the St. Louis region. Trailnet has set up refueling stations across the region to … Continue reading

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UHC May issue of “Wellness Online”

Health News in the May Issue National High Blood Pressure Education Month Importance of Good Communication Dr. Oz Video: Stress Busting Foods Monthly Health Tip Monthly Recipe Click here to read all about it!

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Emotional well-being, Wired and tired: 3 signs you’re over-connected

By Michael Rosen, M.D. Reading this article on your laptop? You’re connected. Got four browser windows open simultaneously, your smartphone singing text alerts and your HDTV glowing in the background — all while you’re in bed? You might be over-connected. … Continue reading

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