On a beautiful sunny Monday in September, Healthy Monday Syracuse in partnership with Syracuse University Wellness Initiative, kicked off Walktober! The Kickstart event was a chance for people to come and register for Walktober, which officially starts October 1, 2017. You can check out some pictures from the event below. Continue Reading
Thank you to Pet Partners of Central New York for sharing with us the great work that you are doing to improve the health and lives of Central New Yorkers. For those who were unable to attend our National Public Health Week 2017 lunch lecture, the presentation materials from Dr. Amy Slutzky of Pet Partners is available below.
Author: Abby Case, SU | Class of 2017 | Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics | Nutrition Major, Food Studies
We are well into the most glorious season of the year. Leaves have begun changing, our favorite flannels are out, and our lives are once again filled with crisp apples and radiant pumpkins.
What if one hour a week could help you improve your mental focus, strengthen your ability to accomplish tasks and help you move through your day more mindfully? These are some of the things students in Dara Harper’s Yoga Seeds class describe being better able to do since beginning their yoga practice. Continue Reading
Students, employees and visitors to Upstate Medical University are invited to join Upstate University President Dr. Danielle Laraque-Arena on Monday, October 3rd to walk the Monday Mile at Upstate’s downtown campus. The Monday Mile, an initiative of the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion at Syracuse University encourages people to get physically active by walking a mile for their health. Continue Reading
We are interested in providing support to communities in the Central New York region that promote physical activity and seek to reduce the associated risk of chronic disease by installing a Monday Mile walking route. Continue Reading
Syracuse University’s Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and the City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Programs have partnered to launch the second community-wide Monday Mile Parks Passport Summer Challenge to encourage residents to get physically active this summer with the Monday Mile. Continue Reading
As a junior studying Nutrition and Dietetics at Syracuse University, I think Meatless Monday has a ton of different meanings that students may miss when they are thinking about what to eat in the dining halls. After a weekend of having cheat days, and maybe binge eating habits, Monday’s are the perfect day to start your healthy diet. Continue Reading
Each year during the first week of April, people around the country celebrate National Public Health Week. This week is dedicated to recognizing the contributions of public health in helping us all lead longer, healthier lives. From seatbelts to tobacco-free policies and vaccinations to refrigeration, public health impacts us all. Continue Reading