Andrews University (AU) has embarked on a health and wellness mission to become the healthiest university in the US and to help everyone live life to the fullest! The university-wide initiative, Mission: Fully Alive, has been sparking a renewed revival on campus to make health and wellness a foundational pillar of the educational experience at AU. In May 2017, AU received the “Gold Level” recognition from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) for being an exercise-promoting campus as part of the “Exercise-is-Medicine On Campus” nation-wide initiative for a second year in a row.
On May 8-10, Union Health Directors from across the TED came together in Budapest to explore priorities, share ideas and resources, and make plans for comprehensive health ministry outreach in their territories. Dr. Torben Bergland, TED HM Director, shared the mission and vision for the TED HM department, and facilitated discussions on best practices, challenges, and opportunities within the territory. Mental health is a major focus of the strategic plan for the division, and Dr.
New tobacco regulations announced by the U.S. FDA to "begin a public dialogue" on how to reduce nicotine to nonaddictive levels. These FDA plans allow manufacturers of e-cigarettes and newly regulated combustible products deadline extensions for several years to submit product review applications. Dr. Scott Gottlieb, in an interview suggested that the FDA may become more open toward e-cigarettes.
PositiveTip: The best health policy is to never start smoking, and if you do, take the necessary steps to quit the habit now.