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.

Featured Health Titles

Open “DR. MÜTTER'S MARVELS : a true tale of intrigue a…” in catalog DR. MÜTTER'S MARVELS : a true tale of intrigue a… Open “FOR GOODNESS SEX : changing the way we talk to tee…” in catalog FOR GOODNESS SEX : changing the way we talk to tee… Open “Natural pregnancy : practical medical advice and h…” in catalog Natural pregnancy : practical medical advice and h… Open “THE NEW PUBERTY : navigating girls' early developm…” in catalog THE NEW PUBERTY : navigating girls' early developm… Open “SUGAR SAVVY : the 6-week solution to kicking your …” in catalog SUGAR SAVVY : the 6-week solution to kicking your …
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Covers of Today's Carggive Magazine.

New Resource for Caregivers

There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who  have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers. — Rosalynn Carter, Former First Lady and founder of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving A recent article on a new Caregiver Support Group […]

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National HIV Testing Day

Free HIV Testing and Health Fair on June 27th

Positive? Negative? Not sure? Take the Test. Take Control. At the Free HIV Testing and Health Fair on Thursday, June 27, 2014 from 11:00 am—2:00 pm visit the FREE health fair booths in the Library Rotunda for confidential HIV tests, resources for safer sex, mental health, drug abuse, and personal health information from community experts.

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Nationally Recognized Health Workshops Offered

Attend six sessions for caregivers, friends and individuals with a chronic condition to learn how to manage their emotional, physical and social challenges. The next 6 week series begins Monday, June 9, 2014 from 1-3:30 pm.

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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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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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