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Work Well advocates for a culture of wellness for UND faculty and staff through innovative engagement opportunities.

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November Wellness Spotlight

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Did you know that the year 2021 marked the 100th anniversary if the discovery of insulin? Before the discovery of insulin, people with diabetes did not live long lives. Since then, we have come a long way in reducing the burden diabetes has on people’s daily lives. But the fight […]

October Wellness Spotlight

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Think Pink! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast Cancer is the most common cancer among American women. About 1 in 8 women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. Breast Cancer does not only affect women, as every 1 in 883 men can be affected in their lifetime. […]

September Wellness Spotlight

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Are You Connected? Wellness is the process of making healthier, more spontaneous choices for a more balanced and purposeful life. It is an ongoing process for most but is important for all of us to be on our own journey to wellness. The 7 Dimensions of Wellness are meant to help balance all aspects of […]

August Wellness Spotlight

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Returning to Campus Breaks (be they for the winter holidays, in the spring, or during the summer) provide a much-needed opportunity to recover and catch your breath, but they also represent a major disruption to your routine. If properly utilized, long breaks can be an excellent chance to re-focus, but you will need to be […]

July Wellness Spotlight

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Healthy Skin Is In! The sun has powerful effects on one’s skin; most skin cancers are caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays. Most of this exposure comes from the sun, but some can come from man-made sources, such as indoor tanning beds and sun lamps. People who are exposed to more UV […]

June Wellness Spotlight

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Grilling into Food Safety! As the summertime heat and sunshine brings people out of their houses and into their backyards, parks, and camping sites, it’s important to remember that the summertime heat can bring an increase in the risk for foodborne illnesses and grilling accidents. Here are some tips and tricks to keep you safe […]