Friday, March 30, 2012

Health Newsletters at the Patient Health Library, March 2012

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
Feb 2012
-Know your headache, pp.1-5
-Heart failure: 3 things you need to know, pp.6-7
-Should you avoid gluten? p.10
-Vitamin B12: panacea or placebo? p.11

Harvard Men's Health Watch
Jan 2012
-Kidney stones: common, painful, preventable, pp.1-5
Feb 2012
-Understanding the controversy over PSA screening, pp.1-4
-Obesity in America, pp.5-7

Harvard Women's Health Watch
Feb 2012
-Eating disorders in midlife and beyond, pp.1-3
-Treating essential tremor, p.7

Johns Hopkins Medical Letter: Health After 50
Jan 2012
-Is your constant cough COPD? pp.1-2
-FDA approves new melanoma treatments, p.3
-A closer look at glaucoma, supplement pp.1-4

Mayo Clinic Health Letter
Mar 2012
-Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, pp.1-3
-Risks of vitamin supplements, pp.4-5

Medicine on the Net
Nov 2011
-Hospice and palliative care resources, pp.13-19
Dec 2011
-Resources for cancer in children, pp.7-12
-Dementia resources, pp.13-19

Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter
Feb 2012
-Lower back pain: yoga versus conventional stretching, p.3
-Tufts’ MyPlate for Older Adults, pp.4-5
-Benefits of Seafood, supplement pp.1-4

UC Berkeley Wellness Letter
Dec 2011
-Coming clean about cleansers, p.3