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Yoga: Strength and harmony in body and mind

March 16, 2016

Aside from yoga’s physical benefits, one of the best benefits is how it helps manage stress, which can have harmful effects on the body and mind. Stress can show itself in many ways, including back or neck pain, sleeping problems, headaches, and an inability to concentrate. Yoga can be very effective in developing coping skills and reaching a more positive outlook on life. Classes are held in Cardiovascular Medicine at Domino's Farms medically-supervised Fitness Center, Mon & Wed 7:00 am & Tue & Thu 2:30 pm. For more information call Kari Smith: 734-998-5670.  Physician referral is no longer required. Website:…

Reminder: How to submit an item to Headlines

March 15, 2016

Now that the new Headlines is up and running, this is a great opportunity to remind you how to submit an item for publication, as well as go over some new guidelines. Goal of new Headlines: The goal of the new site is to provide important and timely information relevant to the majority of our employees.  In order to manage the volume of content on Headlines, we will focus on broad system-wide messages, not localized content only applicable to select audiences. Submitted items that are not broadly relevant and newsworthy and/or items submitted incorrectly (e.g., uploading an event as a news…

8-week exercise class offered for seniors

March 15, 2016

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation offers “Functional Fitness for Older Adults,” an eight-week exercise program specifically for those 62 years and older. The goal of the class is to provide proven exercise interventions to help older adults combat the physical effects of aging such as muscle loss, weight gain, compromised balance and reaction time, worsened posture, flexibility and increased frailty. Maybe you have a parent who is struggling with mobility issues related to de-conditioning? This class might be best for them. Participants are introduced to various strength and cardiovascular equipment in addition to beneficial posture, balance and stretching…

Nurse Recruiting Fair: Land your dream job and launch your career

March 8, 2016

Looking to enter or expand your career in nursing? The UMHS spring Nurse Recruiting Fair is coming up on March 20th, a chance to meet with hiring managers from many hospital…

Celebrate National Nutrition Month with MHealthy

March 8, 2016

The National Nutrition Month campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. In March, and year-round, MHealthy offers programs…

Recognize a department for reducing ergonomic risks

March 7, 2016

Nominations are now being accepted for the university’s annual MHealthy Ergonomics Awards for Departments. Any faculty or staff member can nominate a department or unit for reducing ergonomic risk factors by…

Reminder: M-14 construction/closure begins tonight

March 4, 2016

Don't forget, beginning tonight, M-14 will be closed between US-23 Business Route (Main Street) and the Miller Road/Maple Road interchange, with a detour posted. Through-access will not be available along this…

EMERSE Search Engine Accesses ‘Untapped Data’ In EHR Clinician Notes

March 2, 2016

More than 12 billion words. That’s how much text is locked in the “free text” portion of electronic medical records at UMHS. And the standard way to access those words is…

Monthly radiation dosimeters due

March 2, 2016

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) were due for exchange on March 1st. Please return your February dosimetry to your departmental dosimetry contact and retrieve your March dosimetry. The wear period is printed…