Friday, March 15, 2013

Health Newsletters at the Patient Health Library, March 2013

Here are highlights from recent health and wellness newsletters at the UCSF Patient Health Library.  To see the entire articles, visit the Patient Health Library!

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Consumer Reports on Health

March 2013
-Blood clots, pp.1,4-5
-Excercise for the exhausted, pp.6-7

Harvard Health Letter

February 2013
-Reduce your stroke risk, p.3
-Is hormone therapy safe again? p.5

Harvard Men's Health Watch

February 2013
-Heartburn medication side effects, p.4
-When erectile dysfunction drugs don't work: what's next? p.6

Harvard Women's Health Watch

February 2013
-Sex and your heart, p.3
-Common vision problems in women, pp.4-5
-Do you need to see a gynecologist every year? pp.6-7

Johns Hopkins Medical Letter: Health After 50

March 2013
-Steroid injections for back pain, pp.1-2
-Antibiotics do's and don'ts, p.3
-Talking about end-of-life care with your doctor, pp.4-5
-Diabetes pain, p.6
-Protecting against vascular dementia with exercise, p.8

Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter

March 2013
-Legumes improve heart risk and glycemic control, pp.1-3
-What you need to know about multivitamins, pp.4-5

Special supplement (March 2013): Seasonal Vegetables