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February 2013

Is Chocolate Good for You?

  Chocolate Bar

Perhaps you're still enjoying the large heart-shaped box of chocolates from your sweetie. Or, you always have a secret stash of chocolate on hand. The good news is that in the right form, chocolate may actually be good for your health. So go ahead and indulge, but do it the right way. Learn how


Are Your Sleep Problems Contributing to Heart Disease?

  Sleeping woman

If you rely on caffeine to make it through your day, you may have some bigger things to worry about than just fatigue. Sleep disorders, like sleep apnea or chronic insomnia, can contribute to cardiovascular risks. Learn why and what you can do to help. Find out what you need to know


How to Keep Relationships Healthy

  Happy Couple

When we think of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, our first thoughts are probably about eating well and exercising. But our relationships - both romantic and friendly - are just as important for our well being. Learn how to ensure you're getting the most out of your relationships. Find the 4 things you can do


Beyond the Myth of Self-Hypnosis: How It Can Help You

Although it's often surrounded in mystery, hypnosis has many uses in medicine and psychology. It can help people manage chronic pain, or deal with fears. Find out how visualizations can make a difference from UW Health's Integrative Medicine program. Learn the exercise in this video


UW Health: Remarkable

When you're watching television, you may see some familiar faces in a series of new ads that are running. If you haven't seen them yet, take a moment to meet the world-renowned physicians, researchers and health care professionals of UW Health. Watch the videos


Upcoming Classes and Events

  • Feb. 27: Go Red for YOU Learning Series: Mindfulness for Heart Health. Watch an online presentation by Katherine Bonus about managing stress for your health.
  • March 12: Moving Forward: Caregiver Fatigue and Community Resources. Free seminar about resources to help caregivers find the support they need.
  • April 6: Healthy Classrooms Symposium. Free event to help parents and educators learn and discuss issues affecting children today.

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