Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Health Newsletters at the Patient Health Library, August 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!

Consumer Reports on Health , August 2011
-‘Free’ preventive care: Is it for real? p.7
-Surprising facts about food poisoning, pp.8-9

Mayo Clinic Health Letter, August 2011
-Brand vs. generic drugs, pp.4-5
-Avoiding bedbugs, p.6
-Outer ear infection: Don't delay care, p.7

Nutrition Action Newsletter, May 2011
-Under the influence: How external cues make us overeat, pp.1-7
-What's all the fuss about green tea? pp.9-11
-Finding a healthy cracker, pp.13-15

Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter, August 2011, special supplement
-Vitamin supplements: Hope versus hype, pp.1-4