Thursday, July 18, 2013

Health Newsletters at the Patient Health Library, July 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

July 2013
-Protect yourself from hot-weather perils, pp.1,4-5
-Diabetic? Exercise is good medicine, p.3
-Urinary-tract infections, pp.6-7

DukeMedicine HealthNews

June 2013
-5 questionable tests/procedures cited by the American Geriatric Society, p.3

Harvard Men's Health Watch

June 2013
-Should you take an erectile dysfunction drug to ease urinary woes? pp.1,7
-Boost energy with these everyday steps, p.3
-Better balance: mental and physical fitness are essential, p.5
-7 ways to make a visit to the doctor more successful, pp.6-7

Johns Hopkins Bulletin: Prostate Disorders

Summer 2013
-What a man needs to know before making a decision about PSA testing, p.3

Johns Hopkins Medical Letter: Health After 50

July 2013
-Niacin's effects on heart health, pp.1-2
-The risks of sleep deprivation, pp.4-5

Nutrition Action Newsletter

June 2013
-Six reasons to eat less red meat, pp.1,3-7
-Ginkgo: possible carcinogen, p.8
-Beyond the buzz: Is what you heard true? pp.9-11

UC Berkeley Wellness Letter

May 2013
-What not to do before exercise, p.3
-Sugar substitutes, p.4

June 2013
-Should you be tested for diabetes? p.4
-False fish labeling: what to look out for, p.5