Operation: Eat Right aims to

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Operation: Eat Right focuses on nutrition

Operation: Eat Right aims to help employees eat better this summer and throughout the year. This initiative includes four two-week long "missions" focused on healthier eating.

"Operation: Eat Right is all about better eating through awareness and making new habits," explains Dawn McMillian, wellness specialist. "Controlling portion sizes, preparing healthy meals, eating more fruits and vegetables, and keeping track of what you eat are some of the areas of focus in Operation: Eat Right."
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Tobacco Free Emory
Emory has been proudly tobacco free since 2012. Our community approach to education about the policy is the responsibility of all in the Emory community to keep our beautiful campus tobacco-free.
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Nutrition for You!
Zipongo offers a library of healthy recipes and allows you to personalize a meal plan tailored to your eating style. Start browsing recipes today by registering for Healthy Emory Connect!
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Emergency back-up care offers a safety net for employee caregivers

When Emory announced that it was offering an emergency back-up care benefit, Rebeca Villacis-Geraldo, a patient care coordinator at Winship Cancer Institute/Emory Midtown immediately signed up. As the primary caregiver for her elderly mother who suffers from dementia, she knew a time would come when she would need it.

Offered through a partnership with Bright Horizons, Emory's Back-up Care Advantage Program provides employees and Laney Graduate School students with temporary care for times when normal caregiving arrangements break down. In these high-stress situations, Bright Horizons will arrange for temporary care, either at a high-quality child care center or with a fully screened and credentialed in-home caregiver. It is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for infants through the elderly.
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Wellness Champion Spotlight: Pamela Somerset
Meet Pamela Somerset, one of our 5-year Wellness Champions! Pamela works as a Human Resources representative at Winship Cancer Institute. Learn how she incorporates wellness into her life.
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Chef's Corner: Watermelon and Mango Salsa
Looking for something refreshing to eat? Look no more, this recipe is for you! Try watermelon...for dinner! This is great with baked, whole grain tortilla chips or over grilled fish or chicken.
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Beat the heat with a morning walk on the Quad, Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m.

Enjoy a cool tunnel walk this summer on Wednesdays at noon.

June is Emory Appreciation Month at Pinnacle Fitness Center. Enjoy a FREE week of classes and $15 off a membership this month.

Tuesday, June 26 at noon attend the Caregiver Workshop Series: "Mom's Memory is Changing, Where Do I Go from Here?" to learn more about dementia and resources to help.

Learn more about the benefits you have available as an Emory employee with Sparkfly on Tuesday, July 17 at Emory University Hospital.


Emory employees have just one more month to receive discounted Fitbits. Don't miss out on this offer!

Summertime offers a variety of new produce options that you can incorporate into your diet. Find out what's in season.

Expectant and new mothers, did you know you have a benefit through your Emory medical plan to assist you with your pregnancy? Learn more.

As we focus this month on improved eating, make a healthful decision at the vending machine. View Emory's healthy vending machine locations here.


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