Lecture / Reading

Sleep Should Be Silent

Presented by Stanford Health Library

This talk will review and provide an update of common symptoms, consequences and treatments of obstructive sleep apnea.

Speaker: Rafael Pelayo, MD, Clinical Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science - Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

Live webcast: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html  

Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Stanford Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto CA 94304
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Health Library
Contact Email: 
healthlibrary@stanfordhealthcare.org
Contact Phone: 
650-498-7826

Admission

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 

Last modified Sat, 10 Jan, 2015 at 0:45

Sugar and Health

Presented by Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program

We will examine the role of sugar in our food supply, how sugar in the diet affects our health, and the many controversies surrounding this nutrient.

Speaker: Alison Ryan, RD, MS, CSO, CSNC

Live webcast: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html  

Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 18:30
Location: 
Stanford Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto CA 94304
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Health Library
Contact Email: 
healthlibrary@stanfordhealthcare.org
Contact Phone: 
650-498-7826

Admission

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 

Last modified Tue, 10 Feb, 2015 at 8:27

Positive Psychology

Presented by Stanford Health Library

This one hour interactive program on positive psychology will explore the causes and practices of happiness in daily life.

Instructor: Frederic Luskin, PhD Director, Stanford University Forgiveness Project

Live webcast: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html  

Date and Time: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Stanford Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto CA 94304
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Health Library
Contact Email: 
healthlibrary@stanfordhealthcare.org
Contact Phone: 
650-498-7826

Admission

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 

Last modified Sat, 10 Jan, 2015 at 0:45

Healthy Kitchen, Happy Heart

What better time than the month of February, American Heart Month, to turn our Healthy Kitchen focus to your heart, and the hearts of your loved ones? In this class, we will learn to prepare dishes with healthy fats, fiber, and lots of flavor. We will discuss how to limit sodium without compromising taste. In addition to sharing tips on creating your own heart-healthy, plant-based recipes, you will taste a variety of culinary creations prepared by instructors Amanda Perez and Rosalyne Tu. Take home recipes to try out on your Valentines!

Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 13:30
Location: 
Arrillaga Family Dining Commons, Study Room
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class Fee: $30  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: hkhh-02

Last modified Mon, 16 Feb, 2015 at 13:55

Pre-Diabetes...A Wake Up Call

The number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes has tripled over the past 30 years. A combination of genetic susceptibility and lifestyle may be responsible for this dramatic increase over such a short span of time. The good news is that those who are at risk can slow the progression and even prevent diabetes from ever developing. In this 3-session class, we will focus on the lifestyle changes that have been shown to delay and prevent diabetes more effectively than medications alone.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 12:30
Location: 
Main Quad, Jordan Hall Bldg. 420, Rm 050
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class Fee: $75  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: pdw-01

Last modified Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 at 11:34

Webinar: Menstrual Cycle

Join Dr. Paula Hillard for an informative and interactive webinar on the often glossed-over area of women’s health: the menstrual cycle. Dr. Hillard will shed new light on the female reproductive system, what is normal and what’s not. She will address normal cycle length, normal bleeding parameters, and common menstrual symptoms for women in each decade of their reproductive lives. Beginning by focusing on the middle reproductive years, Dr.

Date and Time: 
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 11:30
Location: 
Your computer
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class Fee: $25  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: menst-30

Last modified Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 at 11:36

Walking the Windhover Labyrinth

Carrying forward the interest in contemplation both at Windover and during Contemplation by Design week, the Office for
Religious life and HIP are collaborating to offer a labyrinth walking fundamentals workshop. This 2-session program will provide you with knowledge of the rich history and stress reduction and resilience-building benefits of the contemplative practice of labyrinth walking. Each session will begin in the classroom followed by a practicum of walking the Windhover labyrinth. Class will be held rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 12:00
Location: 
Roble Dorm theater
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class code: wlab-01

Last modified Fri, 16 Jan, 2015 at 0:45

Better Choices, Better Health

This 6-week workshop, also known as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, is ideal for individuals with ongoing andpersistent health conditions, and also for caregivers. The workshop is designed to help people feel better, manage symptoms, and gain confidence in their ability to lead active and purposeful lives. Developed and evaluated at Stanford over 15 years ago, theprogram is now offered across the US and internationally.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 17:15
Location: 
Li Ka Shing Learning Ctr., Rm 308
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this 2-session class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Registration IS required for this FREE Class

Class code: bcbh-01

Last modified Fri, 16 Jan, 2015 at 0:45

Better Choices, Better Health

This 6-week workshop, also known as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, is ideal for individuals with ongoing andpersistent health conditions, and also for caregivers. The workshop is designed to help people feel better, manage symptoms, and gain confidence in their ability to lead active and purposeful lives. Developed and evaluated at Stanford over 15 years ago, theprogram is now offered across the US and internationally.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 17:15
Location: 
Li Ka Shing Learning Ctr., Rm 308
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this 2-session class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Registration IS required for this FREE Class

Class code: bcbh-01

Last modified Fri, 16 Jan, 2015 at 0:45

Nutrition for your Digestive System

Learn how our invisible residents shape our lives from birth to old age. In this 1-hour class, we will discuss the importance of our “inner ecosystem” to our health and longevity. We will explore how modern lifestyle and dietary habits (such as readily available, highly processed foods) have altered our gut flora and impacted many aspects of our health, including immunity, digestive health, and even insulin sensitivity. We will talk about the myths and realities of prebiotics and probiotics, and how you can nurture your healthiest “inner” environment.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 17:30
Location: 
Li Ka Shing Learning Center 306
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class Fee: $30  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: gut-01

Last modified Mon, 16 Feb, 2015 at 13:52