Monday, August 27, 2012

Health Newsletters at the Patient Health Library, August 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

July 2012
-When to treat heartburn on your own and when to get help, pp.1-5
-Get more prevention attention, pp.6-7
-Ancient grains, p.8
-Nasal spray dos and don’ts, p.10

DukeMedicine HealthNews

June 2012
-Unique treatment for glioblastoma, pp.1-2
-Tools for earlier diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis, pp.3-4

July 2012
-Dangers of peripheral artery disease, pp.1-2
-Light weights for strength training, p.5
-Migraine prevention, pp.6-7

Harvard Health Letter

June 2012
-New knowledge about burning fat, pp.1,7

July 2012
-Regardless of weight loss, exercise helps your heart, p.3
-Coping better after breast cancer, p.5
-Hearing loss: time to get proactive, p.6
-Want better looking skin?  Eating fruits and vegetables may help.  p.6

Harvard Men's Health Watch

July 2012
-The basics of better blood pressure, pp. 1,7
-Head and neck cancer alert: don’t let symptoms go ignored, p.3
-Colonoscopy now easier to tolerate, pp.4-5
-7 ways to get calories under control, p.6

Harvard Women's Health Watch

June 2012
-The evidence for mammograms, pp.1,7
-Choosing and applying sunscreen properly, p.6
-Beta blockers: what you need to know, p.7

July 2012
-8 secrets to a good night’s sleep, pp.1,7
-Food intolerances, pp.4-5
Johns Hopkins Bulletin: Prostate Disorders