Individuals with Type 2 diabetes should exercise after dinner

Posted on May 25th, 2015 | No Comments »

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Individuals with Type 2 diabetes can lower their risk of cardiovascular disease by implementing a daily post-dinner resistance exercise routine.

Researchers find that even a few days of inactivity can decrease vascular health

Posted on May 21st, 2015 | No Comments »

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Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have found that as little as five days of inactivity can have a significant effect on vascular health. Take measures to monitor your physical activity-- a pedometer or other wearable technology, like Fitbit, can help ensure you’re moving enough.

Attend staff events this week and let the university show its appreciation!

Posted on May 18th, 2015 | No Comments »

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The university wants to show you its appreciation. MU, UMKC, and S&T staff days are this week. Join the festivities!

Women in Leadership Conference June 22-23

Posted on May 14th, 2015 | No Comments »

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Register now for the University of Missouri System’s Women in Leadership Conference this June for opportunities for faculty, staff, and graduate students to share ideas, discuss issues relevant to gender in the workplace, and sharpen leadership skills relevant to professional success.

May is Mental Health Month

Posted on May 11th, 2015 | No Comments »

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May is Mental Health Month. Take some time to assess your own mental health and learn about how we can help one another by recognizing the importance of good mental health and treating issues early.

Learn how to protect yourself against skin cancer and melanoma

Posted on May 7th, 2015 | No Comments »

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In light of Melanoma Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention month, find out how to better protect yourself and your loved ones. Learn preventative measures as well as the importance of catching skin cancer early, and become an advocate in your community to protect against skin cancer.

Registration for Eat for Life is now open

Posted on May 4th, 2015 | No Comments »

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Registration is now open for summer sessions of Eat for Life. This 10-week program will help you rediscover the joy of eating and live a healthier life. Find what session works best for you, and register today!

Make a plan– it’s time to get active!

Posted on April 30th, 2015 | 2 Comments »

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Make a plan to get active. There’s lots of excuses for why now isn’t the right time to get started, but there’s never a better day than today! Here are some tips for making a plan based on your current fitness and activity level.

Teaching your kids how to invest

Posted on April 27th, 2015 | No Comments »

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It’s never too early to get the kids involved in their financial futures. Teaching them to invest wisely is a skill that will pay off in the long run.

What is REM? (hint: not the band)

Posted on April 23rd, 2015 | No Comments »

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Even though your eyes aren’t helping you “see” while you’re sleeping, they are still serving a very important purpose. Learn about rapid eye movement (REM).