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MINDFULNESS: BEING PRESENT IMPACTS HEALTH AND SAFETY AT THE U [bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″] [/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] A recent uptick in on the job injuries prompts EHS to recommend a thoughtful approach to safety at work. Research results reported in the Harvard Business Review, the Journal of Abnormal Psychology and the Psychological Bulletin show that “poor attention […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-9″] By PEAK Health & Fitness SNACK ATTACK The best snacks are those that fill you up quickly, help you feel full until mealtime and add relatively few calories to your daily total. Fruits and vegetables meet these ideal snack requirements for several reasons: ·         Few calories: Most fruits and vegetables are low in […]

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By PEAK Health & Fitness BODY COMPOSITION Body composition is a measurement of a person’s fat mass and fat free (lean) mass. Testing your body composition can be a great way to set, monitor and reach realistic health and fitness goals. General measurements such as weight and BMI can be less specific in relation to […]

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How to Prevent and Treat Mosquito and Tick Bites By University of Utah Public Affairs HEALTHY SNACK IDEAS By PEAK Health and Fitness Easy, quick, and nutritious snacks are a great way to help you stay on track with healthful eating habits. Many of these foods can be packed in a bag, stored in a […]

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ADD CANCER PREVENTION TO YOUR KITCHEN WITH HCI AND HARMONS By Huntsman Cancer Institute Shopping for cancer-fighting foods just got easier, thanks to a partnership between Huntsman Cancer Institute and Harmons Grocery. The partnership came out of the organizations’ shared interest in teaching the public about healthy eating and how it can help prevent cancer […]

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5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT WEARING CONTACTS IN THE POOL We’ve all done it. It’s too much of a hassle to take them out beforehand, and who wants to look like a total noob wearing goggles the entire time you’re in the pool? Well, we spoke with Dr. Timothy Gibbons, optometrist at University of […]

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