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. 

June 2016
Men's Health Month
Healthy Grilling Recipes
Physical Activity Tracker
Insight Meditation Timer

May 2016
Mental Health Month
Women's Health Week
World No Tobacco Day- May 31st
Mental Health Toolkits
Recommended Screening Tests for Women
Cinco de Mayo Recipes

April 2016
Alcohol Awareness Month
Autism Awareness Month
Minority Health Month

March 2016
Diabetes Alert Day
Don't Get Addicted to Busyness
Healthy Recipes
Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards

February 2016
February is Heart Month
Heart Healthy Recipes
E-Cigs Don't Help Smokers to Quit

January 2016
Explore MA in Winter
Healthy Recipes for the "Big Game"
Want to Quit Smoking?

Free Guided Meditations
   Fragrant Heart
   Audio Dharma
Winter Blues?  Post Holiday Depression?  It's All in Your Mind, Well, Your Brain

December 2015
Make Celebrations Fun
Healthy Hanukkah Recipes
Healthier Cookies and Appetizers
7 Mindful Eating Tips
Physical Activity at Home, Work and Play
Improve Your Health Through Better Stress Management

November 2015
Great American Smokeout
Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes
  Butternut Squash Bisque
  Wild Rice Stuffing with Cranberries
  Low-fat Turkey Gravy
  Garlicky Green Beans
  Cranberry Chutney
  Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Pie

30 Day Gratitude Journal
List 3 things each day you are thankful for. You cannot repeat any item in the 30 days. Tune into the things large and small that make you grateful.

October 2015
2nd Annual Food Addiction Conference
Be Mentally Well Symposium
Healthy Recipes
  Red Bean Chili
  Moroccan Roasted Vegetable Stew
  Butternut Squash Soup

September 2015
2nd Annual Food Addiction Conference
Be Mentally Well Symposium
UMass Medicine Cancer Walk
Apple Crisp
Baked Stuffed Fruit

August 2015
National Immunization Month- What vaccines are needed?
   Children
   Teens and Adults 
2nd Annual Food Addiction Conference
Tips for Eating Out
Healthy Eating for an Active Lifestyle
Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

July 2015
Smarter Snack Ideas
MA Smokers' Helpline
Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious?
Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock App

June 2015
90 Great Things To Do In Massachusetts 
4 Cancer Screenings All Men Should Know About 
Healthy Recipes

May 2015
Should You Avoid Gluten?
2-Minute Walk Every Hour May Help Offest Effects of Sitting

April 2015
Alcohol Awareness Month
Autism Awareness
Minority Health Month
Quinoa Wraps
Strawberry Banana Sorbet
Trail Mix of Champion

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