Thursday, May 19
Tuesday, May 24
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This program presents participants with helpful ways to stop smoking and invites them to choose an approach that best suits their personality and lifestyle.
The seminar is open to all, but a RSVP is required to receive the information for the webinar.
June Knowledge Stop: "Food in the Fast Lane" webinar on June 7 and June 15
Living Well in Louisiana, the first program in the Active Lifestyle Stop, wrapped up on April 15. There were 166 participants in this program and these participants walked an average of 162 miles per person over the 12 week program.
Those that participated and logged activity for 60 of the 82 days of the program were eligible to win a $100 bank card*. TUWellness would like to congratulate the following winners chosen at random from those eligible:
Amanda Stewart – Capital Projects
Betty Gutierrez – Accounting Office
Cheryl Dempsey- Pediatrics
Cherie McLain- Endocrinology
Charlton Starcke -Epidemiology
Cathy Willard- Heart/Vascular Institute
Denise Woltering – Latin American Studies
Catherine Hunter – School of Business
Linda Ledet – Gene Therapy Center
Louis Mayer – Environmental Health and Safety
Lisa Musso – Gene Therapy Center
Lisa O'Dwyer – School of Business
Lijun Tan -Biostatistics
Maria Montgomery- Accounting Office
Gwen Chavez - Controller
Haini Yu - Biochemistry
Hong Nguyen – TUHSC Financial Services
Jeannette Thompson – Howard Tilton Library
Jessica Eiermann – TNPRC Gene Therapy
Janell Stevenson – School of Business
Judy Vitrano – Institutional Budget Office
Nancy Hartzog- TNPRC Pathology
Orin Fosberg – Mail Services
Rachel Redmann – TNPRC Microbiology
Rachel Unger- School of Business
Shokufeh Ramirez – Community Health Science
Shaun Thacker – TNPRC Veterinary Medicine
Tessa Williams – TNPRC Microbiology
Dr. Timothy Harlan, also known as Dr. Gourmet, presented a three week nutrition lecture series on the downtown campus from March 24- April 7. It was a great lecture series with new and interesting information on nutrition. Forty-four Tulane faculty and staff attended all three sessions and earned $25* in the Streetcar to Better Health campaign. Look for the Healthy Diet Stop with Dr. Harlan at TNPRC June 3, 10 and 17 and uptown during the fall semester.
* considered a taxable event.
This month is National Osteoporosis Month and what better way to celebrate than to learn how you and your family can get strong bones! Here are a few things you need to know if you want to have strong bones:
CALCIUM & VITAMIN D ARE NECESSITIES
Calcium, which can be found in milk, almonds or broccoli, is important for the formation of strong bones, especially in children. Vitamin D, which can be found in the sun, tuna or egg yolks, is also essential for healthy bones because it absorbs the calcium.
Exercise, especially strength training, helps strengthen bones and muscles.
Smoking increases bone loss and makes you an obvious candidate for osteoporosis. Quit!
AVOID EXCESS ALCOHOL
If you drink more than two alcohol drinks a day, this may decrease bone formation and prohibit your body from absorbing calcium.
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