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Join Healthier U for “Walk on Wednesdays,” a series of summertime walks to be held at 12 noon each Wednesday. Meet at the fountain on the Academic Mall starting on Wednesday, August 1, for a brisk midday walk, weather permitting. Just look for the walk leader wearing a Healthier U T-shirt. Walking routes are posted on the Healthier U website. In case of inclement weather, meet in the Administration Building Lobby near the Academic Mall for an indoor walk. As an added incentive, Healthier U T-shirts will be given to those who participate in at least four “Walk on Wednesdays” sessions, while supplies last.

There’s still time to get your flu shot before the worst of influenza season sets in, President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. reminds the community. “Getting the flu vaccine is one of the easiest yet most important steps you can take for your health,” President Stanley said in a message to University faculty, staff, and students. “Influenza can be a deadly virus, and the CDC states that influenza and pneumonia kill more than 50,000 people each year,” Stanley said. “That’s why I get vaccinated every year to protect myself against the flu, and I hope you will all do the…

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