Friday, August 22, 2014

Health Newsletters at the Patient Health Library, August 2014

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

September 2014
-Food-label claims that can fool you, p.10

Duke Medicine Health News

August 2014
-DASH Diet for hypertension, p.3

Harvard Health Letter

July 2014
-5 simple tricks to sharpen thinking and memory skills, pp.1,7

August 2014
-Start a walking program in 3 easy steps, p.3
-Pill-free ways to improve your sex life, p.4
-Key minerals to help control blood pressure, p.5

Harvard Heart Letter

July 2014
-For a heart-healthy diet, don't fixate on fat, pp.1,7
-Learning hands-only CPR could help save a loved one's life, p.3

August 2014
-Dietary supplements: sorting out the science, pp.1,7
-The lesser-known fat in your blood, p.3
-New guidelines for the prevention of recurrent stroke, p.6

Harvard Men's Health Watch

July 2014
-Online Alzheimer's tests: unscientific and inaccurate, p.3

Harvard Women's Health Watch

July 2014
-Foods that fight inflammation, pp.1,7
-Breast cancer screening: options beyond the mammogram, p.3
-Osteoporosis drugs: which is right for you? pp.4-5

August 2014
-Summer skin safety, pp.4-5
-What meditation can do for your mind, mood, and health, p.6

Johns Hopkins Medical Letter: Health After 50

July 2014
-The internet for the older set, pp.4-5

Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter

July 2014
-How much water do you really need? pp.1,4-5

August 2014
-Aerobic activity helps build bigger brains, pp.1,3

UC Berkeley Wellness Letter

July 2014
-Coconut palm sugar: a better sugar? p.3

August 2014
-Is the Pap test passe? pp.1-2