Thursday, May 31, 2012

Health Newsletters at the Patient Health Library, May 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

May 2012
-Beware of kitchen germs, p.10

Harvard Men's Health Watch

May 2012
-Sour news about sugar, pp.1-4
-Distracted driving, pp.6-7

Harvard Women's Health Watch

April 2012
-Bone mineral density testing how often? pp.1-2
-Peripheral artery disease, pp.4-6

Johns Hopkins Bulletin: Prostate Disorders

Spring 2012
-Focal therapy for prostate cancer pp.13-16
-Managing prostate cancer with active surveillance, pp.17-23

Mayo Clinic Health Letter

April 2012
-Cancer vaccines, pp.4-5
-Clostridium difficile, p.6
-Inside whole grains, p.7
-Eye floaters, p.8

Nutrition Action Newsletter

April 2012
-How much is too much sugar? pp.1-7
-Getting a good night’s sleep, pp.9-11

Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter

April 2012
-Eating right improves your odds of avoiding mental decline, pp.1,7
-Recipe for sweet potato pancakes or waffles, p.7
-Ask the Experts: questions on whole grains, naturally occurring sugars, and more, p.8

UC Berkeley Wellness Letter

April 2012
-Do you really need a colonoscopy? pp.1-2
-Better sex in a bottle? p.4
-Meditation, p.5