Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Health Newsletters at the Patient Health Library, December 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!

DukeMedicine HealthNews, Dec 2011
-Advances in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, pp.1-2
-More possible benefits of fruits and vegetables: better verbal memory, p.6

Harvard Health Letter, Nov 2011
-Taking care of your feet can reduce risk of falls, pp.1-3
-Now being served, better nutrition advice, pp.4-5

Harvard Women's Health Watch, Dec 2011
-Depression and cardiovascular risk in women, pp.1-2
-The overlooked hazards of holiday eating, pp.2-3
-Staying active despite osteoporosis, pp.4-6
-New treatment for overactive bladder, pp.6-7

Mayo Clinic Health Letter, Nov 2011
-Noncardiac chest pain, pp.1-3
-Helpful cold remedies, p.3
-Treating high blood pressure, pp.4-5

Nutrition Action Newsletter, Nov 2011
-How to keep your kitchen from making you sick, pp.1-7
-Fighting inflammation, pp.9-11

Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter, Dec 2011
-Cholesterol-lowering foods boost benefits of cutting saturated fat, pp.1-2
-The new fat rules: “low fat” is out and “healthy fats” are in, pp.4-5

UC Berkeley Wellness Letter, Nov 2011
-Stealthy vegetables, p.2
-Questions about microwave ovens, p.4
-Trouble swallowing pills?