The Nurturing Mothers Breastfeeding Support group will now meet 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the 3rd Presbyterian Church, 617 22nd St. S. Free parking is available and the group is open to all mothers who are interested in breastfeeding. The group is open to women who are UAB staff or employees as well as women in the community. Check out the website at www.facebook.com/nurturingmothers/.
UAB teams fared well, had fun in corporate field day
More than 200 employees turned up to field two squads to compete in the Birmingham Corporate Challenge held July 14-16.More than 800 eligible UAB employees rewarded with premium reductionsMost employees who completed consecutive annual biometric screenings in 2015 and 2016 qualified for a reduction in insurance premiums.Protect yourself against infectious disease, here and abroadResources are available to help keep UAB employees safe while traveling outside the United States.
Be a Biggest Loser at Campus RecThis eight-week wellness program will encourage a healthier lifestyle among students and employees Feb. 8-April 8.My Health Rewards expands to include more benefit-eligible employeesBiometric screenings to return — with potential benefits for repeat participants.Help UAB win the citywide Choose Healthy ChallengeEmployees eligible for My Health Rewards can join the challenge team to compete against other Birmingham-area employers and help UAB win first place. Take #healthyselfies every time you make a healthy choice and purchase items from participating merchants to earn points for your team and chances to win weekly prizes like Yeti Coolers and Apple Watches through Dec. 14. Sign up for MHR online.Check yourself out all summer with Green ScreensMonitor your blood pressure and other indicators to help support and encourage a more healthful lifestyle with free Green Screens 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 7. A list of locations are online.Farm Stand is backThe Farm Stand will be bringing fresh fruits and vegetables and other delicious treats to UAB each week, beginning April 7. This year Boozer Farms will now be operating The Farm Stand 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Check the schedule online.Register for My Health Rewards beginning Jan. 26The no-cost, voluntary program can help you make healthful nutrition choices, incorporate exercise into your life, reduce stress and look and feel your best. But that’s not all: Participants who maintain a healthy status or lower their health risk may save on their 2016 insurance premiums. My Health Rewards is available to most benefit-eligible UAB employees enrolled in an active UAB health plan.
Get help for common medical conditions online for $10If you feel like you're under the weather with the flu or another common condition such as a sinus infection, UAB eMedicine offers its service at a discounted rate of $10 to employees and eligible dependents enrolled in a UAB, UAB Health System or Health Services Foundation health plan.
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