Monday, May 9, 2011

Health Newsletters at the Patient Health Library, May 2011

The UCSF Patient Health Library subscribes to a number of health and wellness newsletters that are not otherwise free to the public.  Here are some highlights from recent newsletters.

To see the entire articles, visit the Patient Health Library!

Harvard Women's Health Watch, March 2011
-Hormone therapy: the next chapter, pp.1-3
-Lower heart failure risk from eating chocolate, p.7
-The proper way to walk with a cane, p.8

Harvard Men's Health Watch, May 2011
-Acupuncture for erectile dysfunction, pp.5-7

Harvard Health Letter, March 2011
-A wash worth its while?  Mouthwash's ability role in dental hygiene.

Nutrition Action Healthletter, Jan/Feb 2011
-Surprising findings from the last 40 years (a retrospective on the 40th anniversary of the newsletter's publisher, the Center for Science in the Public Interest), pp.3-8, 10-11
-Beyond Bread: think thin, a comparison of bread products in the grocery store, pp.12-15

Consumer Reports on Health, May 2011
-75 years and counting: health advice that endures (a retrospective on the 75th anniversary of the Consumers Union), pp.1, 4-5
-Choosing and using pain relievers, pp.8-9
-Splitting pills safely, p.6