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Health Matters


Free Spring Semester Health Screenings

Through the LiveSmart wellness program, NYU offers free health screenings to faculty and employees this semester. For times, addresses, registration (required), and additional information, visit NYUiLearn.

Cholesterol and Glucose ¹

  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015 (LVS 273, Washington Square)
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 (LVS 282, Brooklyn)

Derma Scan Facial Integrity ²

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 (LVS 283, Brooklyn)
  • Thursday, April 23, 2015 (LVS 274, Washington Square)

Bone Density ³

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 (LVS 284, Brooklyn)
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015 (LVS 275, Washington Square)

    Vision
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015 (LVS 286, Washington Square)

¹ Fasting or a light meal is preferred.
² For the most accurate results, please arrive wearing minimal face makeup.
³ For the most accurate results, please refrain from wearing clothing that obstructs access to the ankle (i.e. stockings or other fabrics).

Looking for retiree registration? To register for retiree screenings (required), view the spring edition of the NYU Retiree News for faculty retirees and employee retirees.

LiveSmart

NYU Works Out

Attend our group workout sessions featuring fun and fitness. Explore your options and find times, locations, and additional information, and visit NYUiLearn to register (required) for:

Yoga

  • Friday, April 17, 2015 (LVS 271, Washington Square)

Plus, Monday, March 30 through Friday, April 3 is NYU week at Cyc, an indoor cycling studio at 4 Astor Place. Enjoy an exhilarating, beat-based 45-minute ride that activates the whole body, the whole time. Weights are incorporated into sectors inspired by more than 20 different sport movements such as boxing, volleyball, and swimming. Learn about Cyc and how to reserve your bike (PDF), up to one ride a day! Once booked, please cancel your reserved bike by 6:00 pm the evening before your scheduled class to avoid your package being cancelled for the week. Cyc provides complimentary shoes and you have full access to David Barton Gym Astor Place amenities before and after your ride. Reserve now!

Additionally, remember to hit the gym with a healthy you – and a happy wallet. NYU has a new health club partner, the YMCA of Greater New York, offering a 20% NYU discount, and a new, lower monthly rate with New York Sports Club. Learn about these new deals, and existing discounts with New York Health and Racquet Club and David Barton Gym, under Off-Campus Discount Programs. And to get you started toward a happy, healthy spring, April is NYU month at select David Barton Gym locations. Learn about a free April membership!

LiveSmart

Online Resources

This month, view free webinars about an effective personal filing system for your important documents, presented by UnitedHealthcare Source4Women on April 14, and Effective Stress ManagementOvercoming Barriers to Fitness, and Caring for Elders, all presented by Carebridge (enter Carebridge access code FTN59 when prompted).

Hearing Screenings

Mondays and Thursdays, 4:30 to 7:30 pm, 665 Broadway, 9th floor

The NYU Speech Language Hearing Disorders Clinic offers free hearing screenings to employees and their families each semester. To make an appointment, call 212-998-5230.

Workshops at NYU Langone Child Study Center

One Park Avenue, 7th floor

Each month, the NYU Child Study Center offers help and clarity to parents and families on children's health and wellness. Read about April workshops on ASD anxiety and depression, ADHD summer planning, and more, and learn about the CSC.


Tip: View all NYU LiveSmart events in Google Drive.

Take That Lunch Break, NYU!

Many higher education professionals today envision lunch as another seemingly impossible task to fit into the middle of the hectic workday. Although skipping lunch may seem like an efficient use of time, a mid-day break can be mentally and physically rejuvenating and, in some ways, more productive than staying in your chair. To explore ways to recharge your energy mid-day, NYU LiveSmart recommends the following readings for more information on taking your lunch break:


Walking Meetings at NYU

Meet much? Before scheduling that next meeting in your office or conference room, consider trading your shoes for sneakers and sitting for walking. Walking meetings allow for fresh air and perspective, exercise during the workday, and even cognitive advantages. Learn more about the advantages of walking meetings at NYU.


NYU Cancer Institute at
Langone Medical Center

The NYU Cancer Institute offers a series of lecture events. To view this month's resources, click below to access the calendar or call 212-263-2266 for additional information.

View the Institute's Calendar of Events

NYU Cancer Institute

Spring semester events include Blood Disorders–Types, Symptoms, and Treatment; strategies to keep your heart healthy; BPH Update–What You Need to Know; colorectal cancer prevention and screening; a webinar on reconstructive surgery options for women with breast cancer; Understanding Your Risk of Developing a Second Cancer; Colorectal Cancer Risk Reduction–The Importance of Early Detection; healthy eating while facing prostate cancer; and How to Share–or Not Share–Your Diagnosis, Keeping Your Ticker in Top Shape, and Can You Eat Healthy on the Run in the Cancer Survivorship Learning Series. Visit NYUCI.org/rsvp for dates, times, and registration.


Tip: Register on NYUiLearn for
LiveSmart Programs and Events

Login to NYUHome using your NYU NetID and password, click the Work tab, and click NYUiLearn Login. On the Welcome Page, click Course Catalog to find and register for an event.

Login to NYUiLearn via NYUHome


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