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May 2013

Save Money (and Stay Healthy) with 3 Simple Tips

  Chopping peppers

Feel like you're always tossing out fruits and vegetables you never quite got to after your last grocery trip? UW Health dietitians offer 3 simple tips to help you shop smarter, make the most of what you buy and eat healthier. Watch the video to learn more


Can What You Think Affect How You Feel?

  Woman in Grass

On average, we have between 40,000 and 60,000 thoughts every day, and a majority of them are actually negative ones. If you find yourself stressed and anxious, stop and pay attention to what you're thinking. When you take the time to be aware of your thoughts, you can help yourself feel better. Learn how to improve your mood


"A Different Slice" with Tory Miller

  Tory Miller

James Beard Award winning chef Tory Miller is known for his innovative dishes at his Madison restaurants, L'Etoile and Graze. On June 3, he'll share his passion for delicious food and prepare a memorable lunch during "A Different Slice," a special event benefiting the UW Carbone Cancer Center. Meet Tory through a Q&A and find out how you can buy your tickets


Growing Up Healthy Summer Series Giveaway

  Monkey Bars

Summer is nearly here and while you're looking for ways to keep your kids engaged and active this summer, consider checking out our Growing Up Healthy Blog. Every week we'll feature new topics to help you create a healthy and fun summer for your family. Learn how you can win a prize just by leaving a comment


How Being Mindful Can Help Grief

There are many reasons why we may experience a sense of loss or grief, whether it's due to a life change or loss. We may experience anger or anxiety, and may even try to ignore or cover up our feelings. But, learning to treat our grief with patience and kindness offers us a chance to find a deeper understanding in our own life and in the lives of others. Watch this video to find out how you can help yourself


Becoming More Accountable: 3 Ways Health Care is Changing

The nation's health care system is frequently in the headlines with talk about improvement in access, quality, coordination of care and prevention all under the term of accountable care. UW Health is embracing the momentum for change and defining what accountable care means and looks like within the organization. Learn the key areas we think will make the biggest difference for patients and families


Moving Forward: Learning Series for Movement Disorders

If you or a loved one live with movement disorders such as Parkinson's, consider joining UW Health's Movement Disorders Program for a free seminar series. Each month features a new topic related to treatments, care and coping. View the Moving Forward series and schedule


Upcoming Classes and Events

  • May 29-31: American Family Children's Hospital Radiothon: Tune in for three 13-hour days to hear inspiring stories of patients, families and staff.
  • June 2: Walk with a Doc: Staying Safe in the Summer. Join UW Health pediatrician Dr. Laura Houser for a walk in Olin Park to learn about summer safety.
  • June 3: Fit Moms: This 6-week fitness class helps expecting women to maintain good posture and strengthen their core during and after pregnancy.
  • June 11: DIET FREE: Join the 10-week program to help you lose weight, improve your energy and have optimal health.

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