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December 2012

Manage the Stress of the Holidays with a Simple Exercise

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Whether it's waiting in line at the store, or getting ready for the extended family to arrive, with this simple exercise from UW Health's Integrative Medicine program, you can help tame your stress and get into a better frame of mind. Watch the video


Double Your Impact for Sick Kids


For a limited time, generous supporters have agreed to match all donations to American Family Children's Hospital's Sick Kids Can't Wait campaign. That means your $25 is like $50. Learn more about the campaign and consider a donation today. Read more


Create Your Winter Survival Plan


For those living in the Midwest, winter can be a challenging time to stay fit. Bitter-cold temps and snow covered sidewalks can make exercising outdoors a little uncomfortable. Learn how to create your own winter survival plan that will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle when all you really want to do is pull up the covers. Read more


Pregnant Women Advised to Get Flu Shots

The flu season got off to an earlier start this year than in recent seasons. It's not too late to get your flu shot, and it's particularly important for pregnant women. Learn how vaccination can help protect the health of mom and baby.  Read more


UW Hospital Named One of Nation's First Certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers

University of Hospital and Clinics joins an elite group as one of the first hospitals in the country to receive Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Learn how this certification reflects the quality of patient care provided by the hospital. Read more


UW Health Employees Help Make a Difference

For the past five years, UW Hospital and Clinics has made holiday contributions on behalf of employees to community organizations that support the health and well-being of the communities they serve. Find out how they're helping to make a difference. Read more


Winter Conditioning Clinic for Golfers

Your clubs may already be put away for winter, but it's time to get them back out. Improve your game and keep your body tuned up this offseason through the UW Health Sports Medicine Golfers Clinic. Two six-week sessions are available so you can be ready to hit the links as soon as the snow has melted. Read more


Upcoming Classes and Events

  • Jan. 7: Pain Management and Coping Group - Learn to develop strategies and skills beneficial for coping with the challenges of chronic pain
  • Jan. 14: Triathlon Training Education Series - Join the UW Health Sports Medicine Center for an educational series to help triathletes get the most out of their training
  • Jan. 28: Mindfulness for Teens - This eight-week mindfulness class is intended to help teens 15 to 18 years old see their lives with greater clarity, creativity, kindness and compassion.

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