Health and Well-Being News

From mating calls of amphibians to yoga, seniors are learning it all
lifelonglearning.jpgFrom courses on current events, music, science, and many subjects in between, Miami University’s Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) continues to succeed and flourish after 20 years. The nonprofit educational program is for anyone over age 50 in Southwest Ohio and Eastern Indiana.
On the Road to Wellness: How One Dietitian is Driving Truckers Toward Health
ali-close-up180x120.jpgAli John, EHS/KNH graduate, now runs the wellness program for Werner, one of the largest trucking companies in the world.
How Zoo You Feel? New App Helps Children Learn About Mental Health and Wellness
lion-avatar180x120.jpgEducational psychology graduate assistants develop a tool designed to help teachers initiate productive classroom conversations around mental health and wellness, and in a way that’s both fun and engaging for young children.
How Zoo You Feel?
mental-health-app.jpgNew app helps children learn about mental health and wellness
Justin Saul creates an artificial ovary
saul.jpgThis could reduce the symptoms of menopause for many women
Scripps study on health care integration shows positive impact
Health, Feb. 2 (subscription may be required)
Scripps Gerontology Center and the Aging and Disability Business Institute partnership charts the role of community-based organizations in health care
In the January 2018 issue of Health Affairs, researchers from Yale University and the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University of Ohio published a study finding that AAA involvement in a broad variety of cross-sector collaborations with health care and social service organizations is associated with a reduction in hospital re-admission rates.
Engineering in Guatemala
guatemala-eye-exams-chantalFifteen students conducted market research and developed products addressing needs
Celebrate Heart Month in February
heart-month 300x275.jpgCelebrate Heart Month in February