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.
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.