Buckeye Wellness Innovator Newsletter : July 2015

Welcome! This is the CFAES Buckeye Wellness Innovator Newsletter that will serve as your resource for improving your health and well being. The newsletter will highlight local events, news, important dates and much more!  If you would like to recieve these monthly newseltters please register here to be included on the CFAES BWI listserve. 

Did You Know?

  1. Heat Stress: Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments may be at risk of heat stress. Exposure to extreme heat can result in occupational illnesses and injuries. Heat stress can result in heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or heat rashes. Heat Stroke: most serious heat-related disorder. It occurs when the body becomes unable to control its temperature: the body's temperature rises rapidly, the sweating mechanism fails, and the body is unable to cool down. Symptoms Include; hot, dry skin or profuse sweating, Hallucinations, Chills, Throbbing headache,

Wellness Opportunities

  1. The OSU Center for Integrative Health and Wellness offers health classes to enhance quality of life.

Events

  1. Form a team for the 2015 American Heart Association Heart Walk or join my team to walk this year on August 22 at the Columbus Commons. Last year we had over 1,300 people on the Ohio State team and this year we hope to have 2,000. There is no cost to sign up and all participants receive a team Ohio State t-shirt to wear the day of the Heart Walk. Our fundraising goal this year is $100,000. All monies raised from the walk go to the American Heart Association. Fundraising is encouraged but not required. Email Natalie Brown at 

  2. July 08  6-Week Guide To Food Prep
    July 15 Line Dancing      
    July 21 Biometric Health Screening : Remember, if you have recently* had a physical or completed a biometric screening with your provider, you can use those values to complete your Personal Health and Well-Being Assessment (PHA).  Please use this provider form in lieu of having an on campus screening. Completing your PHA, with all of the required values (height, weight, blood pressure, total cholesterol, HDL and a blood sugar value (either glucose or A1C)), by September 30, 2015 will allow you to receive 2016