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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Check out some motivation

2015 is the year you take your health and fitness seriously. Your first stop on this journey: The library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where you can check out items that will get you motivated.

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Consider Safety When Choosing Gifts for Children

It would be too easy as a librarian to just recommend: “Buy all of the kids on your shopping list some wonderful age-appropriate books!” Use these tips from trusted health information resources to have a safe and healthy holiday!

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Know the ABCs of Diabetes

According to the CDC, more than 29 million Americans have diabetes. Since November is National Diabetes Month, it is a perfect time to check out books about diabetes from the Health Information Neighborhood and diabetic recipes from the Cooking Neighborhood!

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Get kids out walking this Halloween

Spooky Steps Lead to A Healthier Halloween

Halloween is the perfect time for fun family walking and teaching children safety. Create healthier traditions together, with these tips from Heartland Healthy Neighborhoods and family fitness books from the library.

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Candy: The Trick is How You Treat

Small changes teach healthy habits without spoiling the fun for kids. Get ideas from library books and tips from Heartland Healthy Neighborhoods to make your Halloween a little less scary for your health!

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Ebola: What You Need to Know

Sensational media headlines can be very scary to read. Are those news outlets providing you with useful and accurate information? Find out how to evaluate health information online!

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