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Have an inner body experience! Bring your family to Health & Wellness Week 2013, March 11 - 16, and check out ways to get your body moving, healthy and fit!
Science shows, hands-on experiments, mini fitness classes, arts and crafts, snacks and health screenings for both kids and adults fill the week with knowledge to arm the community with smart choices and healthy habits. This year, the get moving message will be strengthened by local sports superstars and cheerleaders. Daily ProgramsEye Dissection Demonstration - Did you know the average person blinks 11,000 times a day? Explore more during this dissection.Science Snacks - Join us for a mid day science treat!Heart Dissection Demonstration - Did you know that the diameter of blood vessels can be as small as a human hair and as large as a garden hose? Explore the amazing world of the heart during this dissection.Brain Dissection - Get ready for a mind-boggling experience. Learn what the different areas of your brain do during this dissection.Special Events Don't miss UT Brain Night on Thursday, March 14 from 6 - 8 p.m. This free annual event gives visitors a chance to ask doctors all about the body's most important organ - the brain! See a real human brain and participate in brain-y activities for the whole family. UT Brain Night is hosted by the UTHealth Neuroscience Research Center. Join us for Kick Butts Day on Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Attendees will enjoy a day of fun while learning about the health effects of tobacco. Visit interactive stations and other hands-on activities in this campaign for tobbaco-free kids. Exclusive Member Activities Join University of Houston Pharmacy School students for the following activities hosted exclusively for our members on Wednesday, March 13 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Is it Candy or Medicine?
Play a game to identify which is candy and which is medication. Receive information to take home on medication storage and safety tips. Germs are NOT for Sharing!
Experiment with glow germs to see how well you wash your hands! Learn proper hand-washing techniques, the differences between bacteria and viruses and flu prevention.