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Diabetes Management with BluMine Health

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The University offers and funds a diabetes management program, coordinated through BluMine Health Clinic. EKU employees covered under an EKU health plan are eligible to participate and can obtain their diabetes medications with $0 co-pay.  Listen as Lindsey shares her experience in the video below. 

Return-to-Work Anxiety Management

Anxiety Management

Returning to in-person work may present some difficulties for ma

Vaccines: Some Facts


Vaccines provide immunity to particular infectious diseases.

8 Dimensions of Wellness

Dimensions of Wellness

Wellness is a holistic connection of mind, body, and spirit. It is an interconnection of eight dimensions including but not limited to the physical and mental. Problems in one dimension can impact the other dimensions.  For example, your occupational wellness can impact your mental health.

5 Heart Attack Symptoms Men Should Not Ignore

Heart Attack Symptoms

It is important to talk to your doctor any time you think you might be experiencing mild to severe symptoms of a health condition. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, causing 1 in 4 deaths. What is a heart attack?

Stuck in a Food Rut?

Food Rut

It is easy to get into a food rut during situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re like most people, you’re making fewer trips to the grocery store and spending less time cooking recipes. Put some fun in your food choices in order to motivate yourself and change your routine.

BluMine Health Closed

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Due to weather conditions, all BluMine Clinic locations will be closed today. Please stay safe and warm!

Wear Red Day

Brandie Fawbush and Carsen Bryant

The first Friday in February is National Wear Red Day. Employees across the University wear red to raise awareness for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death for women. 

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Save Your Eyes, January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning. Once vision is lost, it is permanently gone.

  • 2.2 Million Americans have glaucoma
  • 50% do not know they have it

Glaucoma accounts for: 

Hand Hygiene

Hand Hygiene

We have heard it before, we will hear it again. Hand hygiene is imperative to a healthy life for all of us. 

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