Thursday, April 26, 2012

Health Newsletters at the Patient Health Library, April 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

April 2012
-What’s keeping you up at night? pp.1,4-5
-Nondrug options for neck pain, p.3
-Drugs that can affect your sex life, p.6
-Exercise: boost vigor, increase longevity, and reverse symptoms of many conditions, pp.8-9

Harvard Health Letter

March 2012
-Mental and physical activity helps protect against effects of Alzheimer’s, p.1

April 2012
-Tai chi helps Parkinson’s patients, p.3
-How to make a healthier, yet still appetizing muffin, pp.4-5

Harvard Men's Health Watch
March 2012
-The PSA test: What’s right for you?, pp.1-6

April 2012
-Supplements: a scorecard, pp.1-5

Harvard Women's Health Watch

March 2012
-Why behavior change is hard—and why you should keep trying, pp.5-6
-Certain dietary patterns are associated with long-term brain health, p.6
-Radiation for breast cancer linked to narrowing of coronary arteries, pp.6-7

Medicine on the Net

Jan 2012
-Birth defects resources, pp.13-20

February 2012 
-Infertility resources, pp.7-13,20

Nutrition Action Newsletter

Jan 2012
-Cancer: how to lower your risk, pp.1-7
-Confusion in the juice aisle, pp.12-15

Mar 2012
-Using knowledge of calorie density to eat less, pp.1-7
-Fruit with benefits vs. Fad fruits, pp.9-11

Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter

March 2012
-Getting enough potassium in your diet, pp.4-5

UC Berkeley Wellness Letter

March 2012
-The alcohol/cancer connection, pp.1-2
-Clearing up some questions about organic foods, pp.4-5
-The coconut water craze, p.6

-Preventing cancer: strategies that can reduce your risk, pp.1-4