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Archived Health and Wellness News

Below are links to archived information from the Health and Wellness News section located on the Wellness Initiative Homepage.  Special note:  Links will be removed after 1 year to ensure information is current. 

December 2013
A Few of My Favorite Things 2013
Healthy Recipes
Apricot Thumbprint Cookies
Crispy Gingerbread Cookies 
Mindfulness Meditations

November 2013
Wellness News 2013
5 Minute Desk Exercises
Mindfulness Meditations
Thanksgiving Recipes
Overall Health is Important to Mental Health
Healthy Weight Management Ideas for You
Improve Your Health Through Better Stress Management
Smoking Cessation Resource Guide

October 2013
Mental Illness Awareness Week
Red Ribbon Week
   Apple Crisp
   Healthy Soup Recipes
   Pumpkin Bread

September 2013
Kundalini Chair Yoga
Transformation Center 5K Run
UMass Medicine Cancer Walk
National Pain Awareness Month
Suicide Prevention Week
National Yoga Month

August 2013
National Immunization Awareness Month
15 Foods to Help You Lose
Healthy Recipes
   5 Veggie Salad
   Ginger Peach Crumble
   Lemon Zucchini Slices

July 2013
Be Safe in the Sun
Get Fit Without the Gym
Healthy Recipes
   Healthful Cole Slaw
   Spinach Salad
   Fruit Smoothies
   Blueberry Cobbler

June 2013
Headache Awareness Week
Men's Health Week
National Great Outdoors Month
National Safety Month

May 2013
Better Sleep Month
National Bike Month
Mental Health Awareness Month
Health Information from NIH

April 2013
Alcohol Awareness Month
National Minority Health Month

March 2013
Diabetes Alert Day
Kick Butts Day
National Nutrition Month
National Sleep Awareness Week

February 2013
Community Health Centers & Clinics with Reduced-Cost Dental Programs
February is Heart Month
Healthy Recipes
   Vegetarian Chili
   Corn Bread
   More Recipes
Random Acts of Kindness Week- February 11-17

January 2013
ACS Eat Right and Get Active Challenge
Changing Your Habits:  Steps to Better Health
Genetic Testing:  Why I Did It and How It Has Changed My Life 
MA Community Health Centers and Clinics with Reduced-Cost Dental Programs
UMass Department of Psychiatry Wellness News Winter 2013
Winter Fun in MA