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Portion Control

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Author: 
Audrey Walker
Thursday, October 30, 2014

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In this day and age, it’s extremely difficult to get an appropriate serving while eating out. Portions can be up to three times what you should be eating in one sitting, making it difficult to stay on track with eating a healthful diet. Even when you are cooking for yourself, it can be difficult to estimate what a proper serving size is. Here are some helpful tips to reference while you’re eating out and even when you’re making meals for yourself at home!

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Preventative Care Pays Off

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Author: 
Heather DeMello
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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                      Photo credit: David Castillo Dominici,

Interested in having a more proactive role in your healthcare? Using preventative care services can decrease the risk of chronic disease while simultaneously reducing healthcare costs. Preventing disease is key to improving America’s health and keeping rising health costs under control. Most health plans must cover a set of preventive health services for children at no cost when delivered by an in-network provider.

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Stay Active This Fall with Outdoor Adventures

Monday, October 27, 2014

Author: 
Jessica Palmer
Monday, October 27, 2014
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The weather is getting cooler and the leaves are falling, but that doesn’t mean you have to huddle up for winter quite yet. Campus Rec Outdoor Adventures is offering some great fall trips to stay active outside before the snow falls. It’s mid-semester and many students are getting bogged down with school work, but it is important to continue exercising and getting physical activity even as we start to head indoors more.

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Independent Labs

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Author: 
Brenna Robinson
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Independent labs, what are they? Frequently your health care provider asks you to get some lab work done. You may have gone to the hospital to get this lab work done. But is this always the best choice now? With healthcare cost rising in hospitals, our nation is seeing an increase of independent care facilities.

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Stressed about work? No worries, UNH is here to help!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014
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Are you an employee at UNH trying to find that balance between work and spending time with your family? Has work been stressful since the start of the new semester? Well UNH is here to help!

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Employee Flu Vaccines

Monday, October 13, 2014

Author: 
Audrey Walker
Monday, October 13, 2014
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With flu season right around the corner, it’s important to do what you can to prevent yourself from contracting the virus. The UNH Durham flu clinics have been scheduled for different locations, days and times to give flexibility for employees to attend.

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UNH Homecoming 5k

Monday, October 6, 2014

Author: 
Jessica Palmer
Monday, October 6, 2014
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Homecoming weekend is right around the corner, which means fall weather, school spirit, a football game, and of course a 5k road race to start it all off! The race begins at 9am on Saturday, October 11th above the train tracks in front of the Whittemore Center. Coordinated by Campus Rec, the 5k has been a highlight of homecoming for many community members over the years. Campus Rec has a map posted online tracing the running route so you know what to expect.

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National Mental Health Awareness Week

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Author: 
Jessica Palmer
Thursday, October 2, 2014
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October 5th -11th is National Mental Health Awareness week. The National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) begins the week with an annual walk in Concord to raise awareness about mental health right in New Hampshire. “Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. Each year, the movement grows stronger.” They encourage donations but more importantly encourage participation in the walk!

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Wildcat Workout Project

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Author: 
Brenna Robinson
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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                              Photo Courtesy: Lyin Schramm

Trying to find time in your schedule for working out can be difficult. With your crazy work and life schedule you find yourself stressed and loosing time for a good workout. Have you ever thought about working out in the morning? When is the best time to work out for you? Some people have more time in the morning before to get a workout in. Others find it easier in the afternoon.

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Get Out and Move

Monday, September 29, 2014

Author: 
Audrey Walker
Monday, September 29, 2014

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Durham is alive again with the buzz of returning students! Campus is back in full swing with classes starting and friends reuniting. With so many changes happening, it can be hard to keep your head on straight and manage your stress. Maybe you’re an incoming freshman and are having a hard time adjusting to dorm life or making new friends. Maybe that first day of that Biochemistry class made it seem like it will be way over your head. Maybe you’re not comfortable in your dorm yet and don’t feel at home.

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