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November 15, 2019

November is National Diabetes Month

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By Andrea Tappe, RD, LD, CDE The holidays are here! Storytelling, children playing, turkey stuffing and laughter fill the air. For many, Thanksgiving means mixing a little bit of old with a little bit of new. It’s time for the sweet potato recipe passed down from four generations ago and new traditions brought by new…


October 17, 2019

Options to Help Employees Quit Tobacco

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UAMS offers employees several tools to aid in efforts to give up tobacco. By Yavonda Chase Personalized One-to-One Consultations UAMS Tobacco Treatment Specialists (TTS) are available for individual consultations for employees taking the UAMS pledge to quit tobacco or for those wishing to learn about the options for smoking cessation. Appointments scheduled by calling 501-526-5448….


September 24, 2019

Get Healthy UAMS survey for employees, faculty & students

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Our Get Healthy UAMS wellness program has been working with the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, on a survey to give us a picture of the health of our faculty, staff and students. Please take part in this survey so we can learn what we can do to better serve your wellness needs here at UAMS….


September 9, 2019

Building a Better Breakfast Recipes

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  Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie This is a great use for over-ripe bananas. You can also use almond or soy milk for a dairy-free version. 1 each banana, overipe, peeled, frozen 1 Tbsp Peanut Butter, natural, no sugar added 1/4 cup Milk, reduced fat 1.Gather all ingredients and equipment. 2.Place all ingredients in a blender…


August 8, 2019

Real Appeal at UAMS

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Natalie Cannady | I’d like to share some information about a new tool that we have here at UAMS for those who are on UMR insurance. If you haven’t heard about the Real Appeal program yet, you might want to take notice. Real Appeal is a FREE program for employees on UMR insurance. This program…


July 24, 2019

New Walk with a Doc chapter at UAMS

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UAMS kicked off its Walk with a Doc and Walk with a Future Doc programs June 29 at War Memorial Stadium. Physicians and medical students answered health questions from patients and community members, all while taking a stroll around War Memorial. Join us 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, on the north lawn at War Memorial…


July 9, 2019

Generous July

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In the month of July, we would like for you to share your favorite ways that you give back! We would love to share these and details so that if others wish to be involved they can come and join in. You can share philanthropic endeavors and time volunteered. We know that Team UAMS is…


May 24, 2019

June’s Jump or Jive Challenge

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#UAMSjumpjive During the month of June, we would like to invite you to participate in either a jump rope challenge or a dance challenge! If you choose to participate in the jump rope challenge, email gethealthy@uams.edu for the spreadsheet and tag us on social media to share your photos or videos. If you choose to…


Mindful in May

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This month, we would like to challenge employees and students to try five minutes of mindfulness per day. While there are many ways to manage stress, mindfulness is a secular, evidence-based, and increasingly popular method.  Mindfulness-based programs can be found in most academic centers, universities, corporations and in almost all walks of life, including Congress. …