Heart disease is the No.1 killer of women and is a leading threat in men’s health. The American Heart Association has new guidelines for administering CPR to help simplify the process for rescuers and improve bystander response.
The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.
Test your knowledge of men’s health with two online quizzes, plus gain valuable information about preventative steps that men can take to improve their health!
Find out if Distracted Driving is getting out of control, use the Wreck-Less Checklist to make yourself a safer driver and submit stories of distracted driving as part of the Decide to Drive public awareness campaign.
A cancer memoir unlike any other, Meredith is by turns scathing, bitter, sarcastic, peevish, neurotic, and above all hilarious as her experience as a patient allows her to digress on the dilettante’s life she’s led and the assorted characters she’s met.
Each year in the United States, more than 21,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and about 15,000 women die of the disease. Learn more about this cancer with reliable health information.
Like your bike? Learn more about the Bikeway Master Plan for Topeka — And also, check out books on bicycling from the library!
Whether you are working out with a new summer bikini in mind, or just looking to improve your overall health and fitness, the library has exercise DVDs for you! Browse in the 613.7’s in the Health Information Neighborhood to find something to motivate your workout!
Upcoming events in Summer 2011 include the Monday Market at the library, the Midweek Capitol Farmers’ Market on Wednesdays and healthy eating choices from Shawnee County Extension Nutrition and Health.
Ok, I prefer to call them walking shoes, but you know what I mean. ‘Tis the season to tie those tennis shoes on (or even buy a fresh new pair) and get stepping. Not sure where to start? Read on to kick-start your personal running and walking goals.
The FDA offers a new web-based recall search engine that makes it easier and quicker to learn about product recalls, as part of the historic food safety reform legislation.