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Take Cancer to the Mat!

Saturday, August 27th, 9am - 5pm: a fun, full day of outdoor yoga while raising money for the Norris Cotton Cancer Center. For more information, and to register, click here.

CHaD Hero

Join the "Wellness Heroes" to raise money for the patients at the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth. Register here!

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.

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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Biometric Screenings

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Biometric screenings refer to important health screenings.  Knowing these numbers is important to knowing your health status and can be a great starting point for setting a health goal.  Biometric screenings may include blood pressure, body mass index, waist circumference, cholesterol or glucose. 

 

Can I receive my biometric screenings at a campus event?

At this time, no biometric health screening events are scheduled. 

 

What is involved?

A nurse from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Live Well Work Well Team will measure your height and weight to calculate your Body Mass Index.  They will then take your waist circumference measurement and your blood pressure.  After receiving this screening, you'll know your numbers and will learn more about your clinical risk factors. 

 

What happens as a result of the screening?

You will have a baseline of results to which future measurements can be compared. You may want to share your results with your Health Coach or discuss your results further with your primary care provider if the measurements fall outside of the recommended guidelines.

 

Are my results confidential?

Yes.  Your individual screening results will not be shared with Dartmouth College.

Last Updated: 1/6/14