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Seated Massage Therapy Available to Hopkins Employees (April 2015)

Seated Massage is offered at Homewood, Eastern, Mount Washington, Keswick, White Marsh and East Baltimore locations. Book your appointment today.

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JHU Winter Wellness Programs (January 2015)

Register today for new sessions of Yoga, Meditation, Cardio Fusion, Muscle Toning & Conditioning and Zumba starting in January. Get your New Year’s resolution started now! More...

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myWellness Choices 2014 – Surviving Flu Season (January 2015)

We all face the challenge of staying flu free in winter. The first step is to get a free flu shot offered to university employees, but there are lots of other ways to be proactive.

From eating foods that build immunity, to hand washing and getting enough rest, we can do a lot to ensure a flu free winter.

App of the Month: FluView
http://www.cdc.gov/flu/apps/fluview-mobile-app.html
If you’ll be travelling a lot this winter, you may want to check out this app put out by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that gives an overview of flu activity across the country.

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myWellness Choices 2014 - Tobacco Cessation (December 2014)

Participate in the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 20th. Make a plan to quit smoking or quit smoking on this day. Take the first step towards a tobacco free life and utilize the tobacco cessation resources available at JHU.

App of the Month:
My Quit Coach is a great app that can help you to create a personalized plan for quitting. Keep track of your smoking and your cravings!

Web Widget of the Month:
You’ll really think twice about lighting up after you see the new widget Time to Quit. Learn how long it takes your body to recover from the effects of smoking. More...

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myWellness Choices 2014 – Financial Wellness (October 2014)

New studies show that Retirement may last 30+ years. This is good news, but not if we ignore the basics of financial wellness and retirement planning. By taking full advantage of your 403(b) plan you can reduce your taxable income now and build savings for the long run. Make sure your retirement will be something to enjoy! More...

Tags: Benefits , Retirement, Financial Education Seminars, Wellness

Healthy@Hopkins Walks (May 2014)

Join your fellow co-workers outdoors for a one mile walk from 12-1 p.m. at a location near you. Participants will receive a complimentary bottle of water and FREE giveaways, while supplies last. One lucky person at the Homewood and Eastern walks will win a Fitbit! More...

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myWellness Choices 2014 - Prevention (March 2014)

Preventive care is the most important step you can take to manage your health, because many of the top risk factors leading to illness and premature death are preventable. During the month of February, the Benefits Office will be highlighting the importance of prevention. There are many resources available to you through the JHU medical and dental plans. More...

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myWellness Choices 2014 (February 2014)

Throughout 2014, the Benefits Office will showcase—monthly by topic—wellness programs and resources available to help employees stay mentally, physically and financially fit. Topics range from weight loss to stress management, debt reduction to retirement planning. See the myWellness Choices Calendar, on the Benefits website, for the 2014 list of wellness topics. Throughout the year, be on the lookout for tools, resources, programs and contests that will help you stay motivated and fit. More...

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Healthy@Hopkins Walks Scheduled in May (May 2013)

We are getting Healthy at Hopkins! Join your fellow co-workers for some sunshine and a one mile walk from 12-1 pm at a location near you. Participants will receive a complimentary bottle of water and FREE give-away (while supplies last).

LocationDateRain Date
Eastern May 14, 2013May 16, 2013
Homewood May 14, 2013May 16, 2013
JHH DowntownMay 21, 2013May 29, 2013
* JHHC Glen BurnieMay 22, 2013May 29, 2013
Keswick May 23, 2013 June 4, 2013
Bayview May 29, 2013 June 6, 2013
Mount WashingtonMay 29, 2013June 5, 2013

Save the date and take the first step towards achieving a healthier lifestyle. Look for more details to come in future announcements and on the Benefits calendar. Additional questions can be directed to the Benefits Service Center at 410-516-2000 or wellnessprograms@jhu.edu

* Walk is from 10-11 am

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University Wellness Programs, Resources and Discounts! (January 2013)

Take advantage of the wellness programs, resources and discounts that are available to JHU employees. Most of the on campus programs are offered to benefits eligible faculty and staff members at a 50% discounted rate. Get a head start on your New Year’s resolutions and register today for classes starting in January! More...

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