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Weight Watchers at Work

Open House/Registration kick off on July 7th at 12 noon in Collis 101. The next 17-week session begins on July 14th and ends November 3rd. For more information, contact Barb Belloir.

The Prouty, July 8 - 9

Run, walk, ride, golf, sponsor, or volunteer for the Prouty and help raise money to find innovative ways to prevent, diagnose, treat, and hopefully, one day, end cancer.

Still looking for a team? Consider joining Big Green Pazooie, a team made up for Dartmouth faculty, staff, family and friends. theProuty.org

Convenient Produce: Workplace CSA's this summer!

This summer, 3 great farms will be delivering CSA shares full of delicious produce for pick-up on campus. Eating healthy, eating local, and supporting local farms has never been easier! Sign up today for your favorite farm or the farm delivering closest to your office building:

Life Sciences: Luna Bleu
Fairchild: Sweetland
Tuck/Thayer: Root 5

Protect Yourself from the Zika Virus

If you have traveled or plan to travel to any of these areas, make sure you are taking the necessary precautions to prevent the Zika Virus. The CDC Website provides important tips to keep you safe. For a list of symptoms, click here. If you have questions, please contact your health care provider.

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Wellness Resources for Faculty and Staff

The Pulse at Dartmouth program - join today!

The Pulse at Dartmouth program provides a comprehensive suite of personalized tools and support, including fun challenges similar to the MOVE IT challenge, activity, sleep and nutrition trackers, social connections, a personal health assessment, and more! As a participant, you can:

  • Earn up to $400 per calendar year ($100 per calendar quarter; max of $300 in 2016)
  • Receive one free MAX™ Activity and Sleep Tracker device, or a one-time credit of $24.99 towards the purchase of another device, that will synchronize your activity with the Pulse program (all credits applied after checkout)

Join the Pulse at Dartmouth program today at http://dartgo.org/joinpulse.

Learn more about the Pulse program, upcoming launch events, health stations, eligibility, and more here.

New Quarter: July 1 - September 30

  • Friday, July 1st marks the beginning of a new quarter. All points will reset to zero and you will have a new opportunity to reach level 4 and earn $100 by September 30th.
  • Don't forget to redeem any earned dollars:
    • Log in at dartgo.org/pulse and click on the amount to spend on the top of your Pulse home page.
    • Select your redemption option: direct deposit, Visa or gift card, or a purchase in the Pulse Store.

July is UV Protection Month

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Be Safe in the Sun. Learn about some of the damaging effects that too much sun exposure can have on the skin and protect yourself and your family with these tips.

 

Health and Wellness: Seasonal Tips

Check for Ticks!

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Ticks are most active this time of year, so be extra vigilant in taking preventive measures. Whether you're hiking through the woods, or strolling through your neighborhood, be sure to check for ticks when you come inside.

For information on ticks and Lyme Disease, visit the CDC website.

Do you know the difference between a snack and a treat?

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This Washington Post article weighs in on the common mistakes that are made when it comes to choosing our snacks. For tips on how to choose a healthy snack, check out the article.

5 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight Running

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Running can be a great way to lose weight and get healthier - just avoid these common running mistakes.

Grilled Rosemary-Salmon Skewers

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Get the grill going this summer with this healthy and easy-to-make recipe from EatingWell via Zipongo! Find the recipe here.

Start a Bulletin Board in Your Department

The above resources are perfect to get you started on a wellness bulletin board. For printable versions and more ideas, check out our Bulletin Board.

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Last Updated: 7/1/16