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Stanford Wellness Fair

Spring into wellness at Stanford's WellnessYou Fair on Tuesday, April 25. The fair runs from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. in the Tresidder Union Oak Lounge & Lobby on the main campus and includes health screenings, giveaways, workshops and demonstrations.

Health screenings will be available to determine your risk for potential health problems. You can use the results to take your medical plan's online Health Risk Assessment and earn a $100 reward from Stanford. Screenings include blood pressure, body fat, bone density, strength and flexibility, pulmonary function and cholesterol. (If you plan on taking the cholesterol test, avoid waiting in line by booking a time slot in advance at (password: Stanford). You do not need to fast for this test.)

Representatives from the medical plans will be giving many of the health screenings and information on wellness. Plan representatives will also be available to talk about their plan's Health Risk Assessment and give you information on how to participate in their wellness programs.

At the VSP table, you can find out if your sunglasses are giving you the protection you need by testing your pair on their UV machine.

Ask the pharmacist about your medications, their side-effects, alternatives, and if there any foods or other medications you should avoid during treatment.

Take your blood pressure results to representatives from Stanford Hospital & Clinics and get a stroke assessment.

Learn how dental health can affect your overall well being from Delta Dental.

Unwind as a massage therapist gives you a 5-minute neck and shoulder massage.

Learn how to eat healthy and watch a food demonstration by Stanfordís Dining Services.

Other Stanford departments and partners will be available to help you find new ways to relieve the stress of balancing work and family.

Laugh and learn at workshops and seminars on topics important to maintaining your health, including:

Wellness Coaching—HIP
Learn about the Super Foods—HIP
Diabetes: Living with it and how to avoid it—Health Net
Is laughter the best medicine?—WorkLife Office and Stanford's improv/comedy group
Methods for dealing with stress—Faculty & Staff Help Center
And more...

Everyone who attends will receive a special gift and be entered in a drawing for additional prizes.