Author Archives: Sarah Collins

Weight Watchers Open House at Faculty Wellness Center

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Looking to lose some weight before the hot summer months, but don’t know where to start? Join us for the Weight Watchers open house at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29 at 301 South O’Kelly Ave. This event is free for all faculty and staff. Contact Belinda Day with any questions.

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Neuroscience Day at Elon

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Join the Neuroscience Club for an exciting day of neuroscience-themed events around Elon’s campus on Monday, May 4. Students and faculty will have the opportunity to engage Dr. Adam Kaplin, a scientist and physician visiting from Johns Hopkins, during the day on Monday. Later on, be sure to visit a meet and greet in the LaRose Digital Theater followed by … Continue Reading

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Acupuncture Healing Center Workshop

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This workshop from the Acupuncture Healing Center in Chapel Hill is the perfect way to shed some extra pounds! The workshop will include: – 3 classes that will teach about Wood, the element of the season in Chinese medicine, and the diets that supports this season. – Acupuncture treatments, at the end of each class, to curb cravings and aid in … Continue Reading

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12th Annual Family Caregiver & Senior Resource Fair

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It’s that time of year again! The 12th Annual Family Caregiver & Senior Resource Fair is just around the corner. Please click here to access detailed information about registration. Print the ad, choose which mini session you would like to attend and mail the ad back to Alamance ElderCare. If you choose to you can also scan it into the … Continue Reading

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Take a LIMO to your next mammogram!

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Women’s Health- Breast Cancer Screening Event Date: Wednesday, April 8 Event Location: Alamance Regional Medical Center, Norville Breast Center Click here to register. This is a fun way to get your mammogram done and take a Limo ride with your friends. You will be picked up at the Wellness Center parking lot by a beautiful limo and chauffeured to Alamance Regional … Continue Reading

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Borrow these life-changing reads from the Wellness Center

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The Mother’s Guide to Self-Renewal: How to Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-Balance Your Life by Renée Peterson Trudeau Mothers of all ages can take control of their lives again with this valuable year-long guide. Many women feel overwhelmed and out of touch after giving birth to their children. This guide, organized into monthly themes, will help you renew your commitment to … Continue Reading

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Natural Triad Health, Wellness and Green Living Show Saturday, April 18

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Mark your calendars! Don’t miss this great opportunity to jumpstart a healthy lifestyle. The show offers hundreds of booths with wellness products and services, door prizes and your favorite local TV and radio personalities. We hope to see you there!

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Prediabetes Resource for Elon Faculty and Staff

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“Prediabetes: What You Need to Know” This class is offered every other month in the Grand Oaks Center Large Classroom on the campus of Alamance Regional Medical Center. This two-hour class is for people diagnosed with pre-diabetes or for people who are at risk of developing diabetes. The focus of the class is on understanding the factors that contribute to developing diabetes and how to … Continue Reading

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15 Natural Cold and Flu Remedies

Feeling under the weather? Read these 15 Natural Cold and Flu Remedies and get back to being a healthier, happier you! It’s no wonder natural cold and flu remedies are popular — modern medicine has yet to offer a cure for these age-old ailments. While some medications can prevent and shorten the flu’s duration, some medications only offer temporary relief … Continue Reading

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Office Germs Spread Fast − Be Smart to Keep Them at Bay

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By Heart MD Institute Editors Published: 07 January 2015 Researchers at the University of Arizona have “clocked” the speed and spread of germs in an office setting, and it’s faster than you can imagine.They found that just a single door contaminated with a virus can allow the bug to proliferate to about 50 percent of office surfaces and employee hands within … Continue Reading

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