Links and resources you may find helpful
- EHA Wellness
As a member of the Educator's Health Alliance (EHA), all full-time and part-time employees of WNCC are able to participate in the various monthly programs offered by EHA. You must register to participate in each program by going to the EHA website. Once registered, participants will receive a daily email message during each program offering words of encouragement, tips, recipes, and other useful information. You are encouraged to track your successes throughout each month-long program. At the end of each program, a drawing is held from all of the successful participants to receive $25 gift cards.
EHA also produces a monthly newsletter with great health and wellness information.
- Livewell Nebraska
This is your destination for all things health in Nebraska! Get information on topics such as nutrition, fitness, health care, disease, and sex as well as find out about various activities and events taking place throughout Nebraska. Check out the weekly bloggers including doctors, a registered dietician, a sex therapist and more. This site is a service of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and the Omaha World-Herald. Take a look and see what is here for you!
- Dr. Ann
Dr. Ann Kulze writes a blog packed with information and advice on healthy eating including recipes featuring food superstars. Be sure to check it out!
SparkPeople is a free website offering customizable fitness trackers and programs, calorie counters, weight loss information as well as recipes, articles and more. Take a look and see what interests you.
- Mayo Clinic
Need information on health or medical matters? The Mayo Clinic is a helpful website for obtaining information on diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, tests and procedures, a symptom checker, expert blogs, information on healthy living and more. Follow the above link, then near the top of the page, select the Health Information menu to further explore what interests you.
Making a plan to quit smoking is the first step toward quitting for good. Take the first step here and say goodbye to cigarettes forever! QuitDay.org awards $3000 in scholarships each year to students who share their vision of a smoke-free world.
- American Cancer Society
Thanks in part to the American Cancer Society, nearly 14.5 million cancer survivors are celebrating birthdays this year. Find here a wealth of information regarding the fight against cancer.
- Quit Smoking Community
Detailed information on the effects of smoking and how to stop smoking as well as frequently updated blogs on this important topic.