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UK LiveWell Check In

NEW $100 health plan rebate opportunity! Employees - schedule your appointment now. A conversation-based health screening is coming to a location near you. Read more »

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: 8-week program

Are you ready to mobilize your own inner resources for healing? Led by the Mind Body Studio's Dr. John Patterson. Read more »

Walk With A Doc

UK Health Officials Walk the Walk for More Physical Activity

Join Gill Heart Institute and UK Health & Wellness for the next Walk With A UK Doc event. Take a step toward health with us! Read more »

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Moving for Healthy Hearts Challenge

Help UK show up U of L! Help us return the Moving for Healthy Hearts trophy to the Big Blue Nation this fall, and earn a FREE T-SHIRT along the way. Let's get moving! Read more »

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Body Shop Group Fitness Classes

Body Shop membership is only $7/month, which includes unlimited classes and fitness facility access. Check out the new schedule here. Read more »

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New Health Screening Opportunity Will Offer $100 Rebate, Personalized Wellness Guidance & Support

Coming soon! This fall, UK Health & Wellness will launch a new initiative that makes creating a healthful lifestyle easier than ever. Our renewed focus on staff and faculty well-being is based on a whole new approach to health screenings, built around your needs and preferences. In fact, this fall our new on-site health screening experience is coming to a location near you. All employees working half-time and above are invited to participate.

Body Mass Index: Shedding Light on Misconceptions

September 2, 2014 - You’ve probably heard BMI (Body Mass Index) mentioned in the news or in a conversation with your doctor as a tool to help determine weight status, but what does BMI really measure? Due to the way BMI is often presented, many people assume a higher BMI automatically, and always, indicates a higher percentage of body fat. However, this correlation is not always the case. Let’s take a closer look at what information BMI accurately provides – and what information it cannot accurately reveal when used as a standalone measure.