Established by a committee of individuals from across the university and UAB Medicine, Wellness Week is designed to help the UAB community prioritize rest, well-being, mindfulness, movement and good nutrition.

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Seven questions for Michael Sloane, Ph.D., on his seven-year quest to race on every continent.

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The annual initiative from UAB Employee Wellness provides a free, 15-minute health screening to all benefit-eligible UAB, UAB Hospital, UAB LLC, UAB Health System/UA Health Services Foundation and Cooper Green employees.

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Advice from five fellow employees on getting started, finding a group, staying motivated and coping with weather. Plus: how to run a successful walking meeting.

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UAB kicks off its annual Summer of Wellness initiative with free access to the Campus Recreation Center each Thursday in June.
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President Ray Watts will present on ways in which campuses worldwide can mobilize to address complex issues during the International Health Promoting Campuses Symposium May 12.

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This past year, more than 4,500 employees activated their My Health Rewards account, and more than 3,400 logged enough healthy behaviors to receive a payout of $50 or more.

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Each Wednesday in October, join Walk with Wellness meetings on the UAB Walking Trails. Stop by anytime from 11 a.m.-noon for 15-minute group walk-alongs; start times will be staggered, and social distancing will be enforced.

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In the late 1970s, two students chatted next to “Untitled” by Michael Frohock, a sculpture made of COR-TEN steel installed in the Mini Park 1976. Find “Untitled” on the West Campus/Alys Stephens Center walking trail, one of three two-mile walking trails that showcase UAB’s statues or sculptures in 30 minutes or fewer.

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UAB kicks off its annual Summer of Wellness initiative with ways to help you stay well. Bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic into a healthier lifestyle with free access to the Campus Recreation Center each Thursday in June.

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One highlight is an interactive self-care plan that enables users to set goals and track their healthy habits, activities and mood each day.

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For its commitment to employee health and corporate health programming, UAB was named one of five finalists of the 2019 Healthiest Employers of Alabama, an awards program administered by health-intelligence platform Springbuk.

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UAB Employee Wellness' Riley Thornton recommends ways to keep it together and move forward while teleworking and limiting face-to-face contact.

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This annual initiative from UAB Employee Wellness that provides a free, 15-minute health screening to all benefit-eligible UAB, UAB Hospital, UAB LLC and UAB Health System/UA Health Services Foundation employees.

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This past year, more than 2,000 employees logged enough healthy behaviors to receive a payout from My Health Rewards. See how you can get yours.

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Think eating healthier is too expensive to try? You can enjoy nutritious foods without breaking the bank — and there are more benefits than just saving money.

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UAB researcher David Vance, Ph.D., has helped prove that boosting cognitive reserve can protect your brain as it ages. Here’s how you can leverage your UAB benefits to make it happen.

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The half-mile trail begins at the rear entrance of the Education Building and winds through the Mini Park before looping around Mervyn Sterne Library. Tack on another half-mile with the optional extension around the Campus Green.

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Two new awards will be introduced this year to recognize and encourage students and professionals in the community who have devised new approaches to promote healthy environments within Alabama.

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A new text-based crisis support service debuts this month to help employees and their family members.

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John Bassler, a statistician in the School of Public Health, shares the positive benefits his German shepherd Sparto can bring to the humans in its life. More than 700 photos were submitted to the UAB Employee Wellness Cutest Pet photo contest for employees — and the votes are in.    

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Anna Threadcraft, director of Employee Wellness, is UAB’s Employee of the Month for July.

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UAB racked up points in 10 events and sparked a new rivalry with this year's winner, BBVA Compass.

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Sign up by March 20 to “Win As One” when the annual Birmingham Corporate Challenge returns to Railroad Park April 13. This year, UAB and UAB Medicine employees will compete as one team for the first time against teams from more than 25 area corporations.

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A look into your personal wellness March 12-April 24 will cost you 15 minutes and could earn you cash rewards.

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