9 stay-healthy tips for the holidays

Holidays can be a stressful time of year for many people. Additional things to do in a given time can mean that aspects of the daily diet and routine that are crucial for good health sometimes take a back seat. Yet it is a time of year when it is important to stay balanced in … Continue reading 9 stay-healthy tips for the holidays

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6 Things Everyone Should Know About Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that happens when your blood sugar (or blood glucose) is too high. Because insulin is the hormone that helps move glucose out of your blood and into your cells for energy, if your pancreas does not make enough insulin, the glucose stays in your blood. Here’s what we should all know … Continue reading 6 Things Everyone Should Know About Diabetes

Top 10 Good Health Tips for Men

Everyone knows the importance of a healthy lifestyle. You can’t afford to be passive about your health. Take a proactive approach by following these basic health tips for men. Visit your doctor.  Men are notorious for avoiding the doctor and ignoring unusual symptoms. This may help explain why women tend to live longer. Don’t let … Continue reading Top 10 Good Health Tips for Men

New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

By Kelly Barker Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. Brain Food: the surprising science of eating for cognitive power by Lisa Mosconi, Health Information Neighborhood 616.8 MOS      Dr. Lisa Mosconi, whose research spans an extraordinary range of specialties including brain science, the … Continue reading New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

New Health and Wellness Information at the Library

By Kelly Barker Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. Endure: mind, body, and the curiously elastic limits of human performance by Alex Hutchinson, Health Information Neighborhood 617.1027 HUT Limits are an illusion: Endure is a revolutionary book that reveals the secrets of reaching … Continue reading New Health and Wellness Information at the Library

New Health & Wellness Info at the Library – Mar. 2018

By Lissa Staley   Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. Tears of Salt: a doctor's story by Pietro Bartolo Health Information Neighborhood 610.92 BAR Situated more than one hundred miles off Italy's southern coast, the rocky island of Lampedusa has hit world headlines … Continue reading New Health & Wellness Info at the Library – Mar. 2018