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Whether you want to improve balance, bone density, or just have a light, energizing midday workout, try Tai Chi at two lunch hour sessions every Thursday this February. It’s an ideal aerobic exercise for any age or ability.

In honor of American Heart Month, stop by the Harborview Medical Center Cafeteria Feb. 28 between noon and 1:00 p.m. and sample delectable heart healthy items created by executive chef RJ Owen, including Kimchi Jjigae and Chaat Masala Chicken with Coconut Curry Lentils.

Put Your Best Fork Forward for 28 Days

Small changes make a big impact over time. Whether it is adding a piece of fruit to breakfast, opting for whole grain bread instead of white bread, or drinking more water throughout the day, all are small changes, but implemented daily can make a big impact toward improving health in the short term and on [...]

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Faculty Friday: Naomi Macalalad Bragin

Thinking Spring: Gardening Reads to Grow On

Faculty Friday: Tim Essington

Husky Green Awards: Nominate Sustainability Superheroes

Dare to Do Week 4: The Final Circuit

 Welcome to the fourth and final week of the Dare to Do 30 Day Challenge! Are you feeling more fit and making better food choices? How about living the organized lifestyle and keeping on track with a new 2017 budget? If the answer is yes—great work, that’s impressive! It can be difficult to make significant [...]

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Faculty Friday: Michelle Martin

For Michelle Martin, the Beverly Cleary Professor for Children and Youth Services at the University of Washington’s Information School, reading’s best lessons aren’t found in the book, but in the binding. “Sharing books is as much about relationship building as it is about skill development,” she says of literature’s connective quality. “There’s a difference between [...]

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Go with the Grain: Ancient Alternatives for a Healthier Heart

Dare to Do Week 3: Weight Loss, Meal Prep, and More

Upcoming Events

Take Control of Your Finances Workshop

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.

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Weight Watchers

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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Celebrate Hearth Month with Hearth Healthy Foods

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.

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Lunchtime Tower Trot

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.

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Stay Organized Seminar wtih Kammie Lisenby CEO of Organizing Experts

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.

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