Health

Fill your prescription for information here at the library. Understand a diagnosis, learn about options for treatment, and find resources for support of diseases and conditions. Featuring health, medical and wellness information that is written for the everyday person, the Health Information Neighborhood works to complement your doctor’s orders with a dose of information. We bring together books, DVDs, pamphlets, reliable online resources and our staff to help you find the information you need.

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diabetes awareness

Diabetes Alert Day

Diabetes Alert Day is March 25th. At the library, Shawnee County Health Agency staff will provide a Diabetes Risk Test and provide information on diabetes prevention and treatment.

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Get Healthy & Motivated with Walk Kansas

Walk Kansas 2014 is coming — March 16 – May 10. Form a team of 5-6 people who will track minutes of physical activity and food choices during the 8-week challenge. Can’t find a team? Join Health Information Librarian Lissa Staley’s team by the March 7th early-bird deadline.

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too cold

New Fitness and Exercise DVDs in the Health Information Neighborhood

  Don’t let wintery weather be your excuse! Find these new fitness DVD titles and many more options to inspire your indoor winter workout in the Health Information Neighborhood — plus check your blood pressure and then use the digital scale to check your weight and BMI. Place requests at http://catalog.tscpl.org. 30 Minutes to Fitness. Body Shop Health Information Neighborhood […]

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health insurance marketplace

Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment has ended

The Health Insurance Marketplace is open for application and enrollment. The Marketplace website, HealthCare.gov is the primary tool for delivering information to Americans about their health coverage options, as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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Author Gives Hope to Those Dealing with Dementia

Love in the Land of Dementia: Finding Hope in the Caregiver’s Journey is a performance of inspiring stories dealing with the complex issues of loss and change, flexibility and acceptance. The stories offer humor and information. Join us Nov. 17 at 2pm.

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aa series

Alzheimer’s Association Family Caregivers Series

Family caregivers and friends who care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia can attend any or all of the six-part series from the Alzheimer’s Association Heart of America Chapter.  Download the “Alzheimer’s Series flyer” for more information about each session in the series. Speakers from the Alzheimer’s Association Heart of America Chapter will present […]

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