Monday, October 31, 2011

Health Newsletters at the Patient Health Library, October 2011

Not all information is free and not all of it is online!  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, Sept 2011
-Do you need that CT scan? pp.1-5
-Buying supplements safely, p.6
-Using exercise to help back pain, pp.8-9
-Caregiving at a distance, p.11

DukeMedicine HealthNews, Oct 2011
-Soluble fiber helps reduce visceral fat, p.4
-Larger doses of zinc lozenges may shorten duration of cold symptoms, p.6
-Advice on increasing your ability to concentrate on tasks, p.8

Harvard Men's Health Watch, Sept 2011
-Erectile dysfunction pills and benign prostatic hyperplasia, pp.5-7
-Electronic cigarettes, p.8

Nutrition Action Newsletter, Sept 2011
-What you need to know about multivitamins, pp.1-7
-Gluten and celiac disease, pp.9-11

Johns Hopkins Bulletin: Prostate Disorders, Fall 2011
-Robotic surgery scrutinized, pp.1-3
UC Berkeley Wellness Letter, Sept 2011
-How much does the cholesterol in your food really matter? pp.1-2
-Living with hot flashes, p.4