Health4U is focused on helping the MSU community explore the fundamentals of a health-promoting lifestyle. We provide access to high quality, evidence informed, and culturally conscious health education and support.

We offer health and wellness courses, coaching services and departmental services. On our website you will also find articles, resources, and recipes published by Health4U staff.   

MSU community members eligible for Health4U services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and retirees. 

Upcoming Classes

Rest with Music: Fall 2019

Abrams Planetarium12:10 PM - 12:50 PMMondayFreeRegister for this class
  • September 16: Ray Kamalay
  • October 21: Folias Duo
  • November 18: Creature of One

Rest with Music is open to anyone on campus and in the community! Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required.

Raising Good Eaters: Fall 2019

113, Linton 12:10 PM - 12:50 PMTuesdaysFreeRegister for this class
  • October 15
  • October 22
  • October 29

Breathe Easy: Fall 2019

113, Linton Hall 1:30 PM - 3:30 PMWednesdaysFreeRegister for this class
  • October 23
  • October 30
  • November 13
  • November 27
  • December 18
  • January 8, 2020

The Healing Power of Guided Imagery: Fall 2019

Abrams Planetarium12:10 PM - 12:50 PMThursdaysFreeRegister for this class
  • October 31
  • November 7, 14, 21
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Upcoming Events

Building Capacity for Emotional Wellness

Chittenden Hall, Room 110 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesdays Visit Website
  • October 8, 15, 22, 29

This 4-part series will help you understand the importance of emotional wellness.

Holiday Make and Take

Plant and Soil Sciences Building (1066 Bogue St, East Lansing, MI, 48824)6:00 PM - 8:30 PM ThursdayVisit Website

Join The Department of Horticulture at the MSU Horticulture Gardens for an evening of creative fun! Each participant will attend 3 workshops and take home items from each.

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Recent Articles

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Book Review: Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

In the book, Girls & Sex, Peggy Orenstein (who is also the author of Cinderella Ate My Daughter,) frankly explores current sexual trends specifically for young American women who live with unique societal contradictions as they make sexual choices.

The Truth About Diets

Kids don't need to diet. Ever.

How to protect your children from food and body shame. And from the harmful practices of diet-leader.

Move @ Work

October is Sustainability Month - Celebrate with the MSU Sustainability Walk Series

MSU Sustainability and Health4U are teaming up! Get active and learn more about sustainability initiatives at MSU with this weekly walking series. Walks will take place on Thursdays from 12:00p - 12:50p at various locations on campus.

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Featured recipes

Recipe For Health

Sautéed Green Beans with Nouc Cham

In this recipe Chef Kurt teaches you how to make nouc cham, a classic Vietnamese dipping sauce. Balance the amount of lime juice, fish sauce and sugar to suit your preference for sour, salty, and sweet. Serve over vegetables or as a condiment for dipping.

Recipe For Health

Watermelon Salsa

Now’s your chance to switch things up. Watermelon season is a great time to try out this twist on salsa. Easy to make and so refreshing, it’s the perfect summertime side

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Coaching and Counseling Services

Coaching and Counseling Services provides you with access to accurate health and lifestyle information, helping you to explore new behaviors and skills, and identifying useful campus and community resources.

MSU community members eligible for coaching and counseling services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and retirees

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Departmental Services

The goal of department based services is to provide work units and colleagues the opportunity to learn about health and wellness as a group activity or exploration.  

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Health e-Guide

Your one stop resource for reliable medical information. Explore Health Topic information for specific health concerns. Interactive Tools uses your responses to questions to help with making medical decisions,  and Learning Centers can provide a more complete understanding of medical concerns.

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