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Eliminate Tobacco Use




Wednesday, November 13, 2019

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Location: MAC Second Floor Lounge

Lecture/lunch presentation by Dr. Ziyad Ben-Taleb, public health research faculty in the UTA Department of Kinesiology. Dr. Ben-Taleb’s research focus is on use of alternative tobacco products from population-based health perspectives.  Attendees will receive a complimentary boxed lunch from Jason’s Deli and you will be able to pick up your free t-shirt and a ticket to skip the BBQ line at Eliminate Tobacco Use Day: Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019!  

 This event is open to faculty and staff only. Register now!  Limited space! 

RSVP by November 4, 2019

Click HERE to Register



 Thursday, November 14, 2019

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: UC Mall

Eliminate Tobacco Use! Join UTA Wellness Committee, UTA Health Services, and senior BS Public Health students as they provide a variety of interactive exhibits that provide information related to tobacco topics.  There will be giveaways, a photo booth, free t-shirts and free BBQ! This event is open to all and no registration is needed!  (Food and shirts provided to the first 400 participants)




Register now for Keep UT Active!

 What if you could visit each UT campus without boarding a plane, hopping on a bus, or gassing up the car? Well, now you can!

Keep UT Active is a 6-week virtual Texas-wide campus tour to help you build well-being habits. You'll virtually travel to each of the 14 UT institutions, stopping at amazing locations as you record your health behaviors. 
Build healthy habits that last long after the system-wide tour is over. 
Here is the link to the Keep UT Active video.




Who is eligible?

All UT System employees, retirees, spouses, and dependents age 18 and above who are enrolled in the UT SELECT or UT CONNECT medical plans.


What is the goal?

150+ points to receive two cool rewards: Multifunctional fandana and lunch container.



How do I earn points?
  • Log at least 6,000 steps or 30 minutes of exercise.
  • Take a 2-3-minute microbreak, a short break to refresh, re-energize and refocus.
Track your spending.




When can I start logging?

Log your activity September 30 - November 10 to help your institution win the traveling trophy.


Get ready to take the first step toward a healthier you, Keep UT Active starts September 30.




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