A Healthier U

Four Weeks of Free Fitness Classes

To raise awareness about the upcoming Real Life Challenge, PEAK is offering four weeks of FREE fitness classes around the university. These classes are open to ALL University of Utah and University of Utah Health employees. Join us for as many free classes as you would like and grab a colleague to join you. Hope to see you there.

Register for classes here or feel free to just drop in.

WHY DO WOMEN HAVE HOT FLASHES?


Six thousand women in the United States enter menopause each day. One-third of all women in the United States will be postmenopausal by 2020—most are baby boomers. Menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes, can last as long as fifteen years and can cause significant distress. Women’s health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains hot flashes triggers and relief

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DOES MY CHILD HAVE ADHD?

Young children typically have a lot of energy and short attention spans. Still, with over 6.1 million children in the United States diagnosed with ADHD, parents often worry about their children being too hyperactive. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner shares what behaviors you should be on the lookout for if you suspect your child may be hyperactive.

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