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Author: Stacey Kendrick

Follow these tips for maintaining weight loss

Jan. 19, 2016—Many people manage to lose weight, but few of them keep it off. Learn how the successful few avoid regaining weight in this article from MySouthernHealth.com.

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ER or walk-in clinic? How to make the call

Nov. 11, 2015—Making the choice between going to the ER or to a walk-in clinic can be difficult. The four Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center walk-in clinics can handle a variety of conditions resulting in shorter wait times and less expensive care. Learn more in this article from My Southern Health, a Vanderbilt website.

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Observe National Heart Month

Feb. 6, 2013—February is National Heart Month. Observe the month with these tools and upcoming events: Take advantage of this opportunity to know your numbers—blood pressure, height, weight and body mass index—from 7 to 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Listen to a podcast with Vanderbilt cardiologist Sergio Fazio...

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Celebrate National Heart Month with these events

Jan. 31, 2013—February is National Heart Month and March is National Nutrition Month. Both present great opportunities to love your heart. Health Plus invites you to participate in Count on Your Heart throughout February and March.

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Mayor’s Walk 100 Miles finale set for Jan. 26

Jan. 19, 2013—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will host a community walk at Centennial Park beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. The event is the finale to the mayor's Walk 100 Miles challenge.

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Be a Wellness Commodore and promote better health

Jan. 11, 2013—Do you have a passion for wellness? Join over 170 faculty and staff and become a Health Plus Wellness Commodore! A Wellness Commodore is a liaison between their work department and Health Plus. Commodores know their colleagues and can have an advantage in motivating them to make healthy changes. Being the first to know of...

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Vanderbilt named healthiest employer, gets mayor’s gold award

Jan. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt has been recognized for its commitment to employee health and wellness.

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Time for Hold the Stuffing final weigh-ins

Jan. 2, 2013—The Health Plus Hold the Stuffing challenge is now complete. Visit one of the final weigh-in stations below to see if you met the challenge goal of maintaining your weight within two pounds

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Know Your Numbers and avoid holiday weight gain

Dec. 13, 2012—Health Plus’ Know Your Numbers station will be set up in the Preston Research Building lobby Dec. 17, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to help you keep your weight in check over the holidays. Don’t work in or near Preston? Know Your Numbers is always available at Health Plus, Kensington Garage, club level, Monday-Friday, 5...

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Take a campus walk with Mayor Karl Dean Dec. 6

Nov. 30, 2012—Vanderbilt is stepping up to Nashville Mayor Karl Dean’s Challenge to Walk 100 Miles. From noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, Mayor Dean will be joined by Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune, Vice Chancellor for Administration Jerry Fife and Metro Councilmember Burkley Allen for a two-mile walk beginning and ending on Terrace...

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Take a campus walk with Mayor Karl Dean

Nov. 27, 2012—Vanderbilt is stepping up to Nashville Mayor Karl Dean’s Challenge to Walk 100 Miles. From noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, Mayor Dean will be joined by Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune, Vice Chancellor for Administration Jerry Fife and Metro Councilmember Burkley Allen for a two-mile walk beginning and ending on Terrace...

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Hold the Stuffing deadline extended

Nov. 16, 2012—If you missed the Hold the Stuffing Challenge initial weigh-ins, it’s not too late. The deadline for Hold the Stuffing, Health Plus‘ annual challenge to help staff and faculty manage their weight during the holidays, has been extended. Weigh in at one of these locations Nov. 19–21: Health Plus (Kensington Garage) 5 a.m.–9 p.m. Occupational...

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