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Did You Know…?

January 26, 2012

If you are covered under Elon’s insurance, taking advantage of the free services offered by the Wellness Center helps keep insurance cost down.

Spring Semester Programming

January 26, 2012

The Wellness Center at Elon offers many services to help you achieve your 2011 resolutions.

Conscious Gardening

January 26, 2012

Think about gardening in a new way; work with your garden on a co-creative way, asking permission and listening to her.

Flu-fighting Tips

January 26, 2012

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.

Processed food advertising can destroy your family’s health

January 26, 2012

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?

Discovering the power of prevention

October 31, 2011

A cancer screening program sponsored by Elon’s Wellness Center helped one employee detect – and successfully fight – breast cancer.

Quit SmartĀ® Smoking Cessation classes at Elon

October 27, 2011

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.

Wellness @ Elon: Making Smart and Healthy Snack Choices

October 27, 2011

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.