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February 2014

Finding the Exercise That's Right for You


Many of us have experienced that moment - the one where we promise we'll start exercising tomorrow. Or maybe next week. It can be difficult to find the program that fits, but with a few simple tips, you can be breaking a sweat in no time. Learn how to get started


Emotions and Eating: Redefining Your Relationship With Food

  Woman eating veggies

When you've had a stressful day, do you crave a dinner filled with comfort food? Maybe you find yourself mindlessly munching on chips even when you're not really hungry. Learn how to identify the emotional triggers that may cause you to overeat or eat when you're not hungry. Watch a brief video featuring Dr. Shilagh Mirgain


The Price of Learning: Why We Sleep


It was long believed that sleep was necessary in order to strengthen the connections within our brains. But researchers from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health suggest that sleep actually causes the connections in our brains to weaken so that our brains can reset. Learn more about why we sleep


UW Hospital Achieves Magnet® Re-Designation for Nursing


UW Hospital and Clinics recently received Magnet® re-designation in recognition of nursing excellence and exceptional patient care. Only 397 hospitals across the globe maintain such an honor. Learn what the recognition means for patient care


Upcoming Classes and Events

  • March 2: Bowlin' for Colons. Thirteenth annual bowling event to benefit the UW Carbone Cancer Center.
  • March 9: Walk with a Doc: Dealing with Seasonal Allergies. Join Dr. Laura Houser for a walk through the Bolz Conversatory at Olbrich Botanical Gardens to learn how to manage seasonal allergies.

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