Some viewers have been puzzled by this installation as art.
Get a free blood pressure check while you’re at the library. Find out what else is right around the corner in the Health Information Neighborhood and how it might help you monitor your health this holiday season.
Despite all the publicity about the dangers of smoking, many Americans haven’t given up their cigarettes. And thousands of kids start smoking every day. Find local support, hear from a librarian who quit smoking, and check out library books on smoking cessation.
BOO! Late October is plenty scary, but without reflective tape, flashlights, flame-resistance, and adult supervision, some Halloween traditions are downright dangerous! Review safety tips, plus find out all of the local trick-or-treat events in Topeka with the Halloween Round Up from XYZ Topeka
A Flu Shot Clinic will be Thurs. Sept. 29th from 9am to noon at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. Shots are $30 each and some insurance plans are accepted (see printable pdf flier). Please call 785-368-2025 for insurance details. Cash and checks are also accepted.The clinic is operated by the Shawnee County Health [...]
With this handy recipe from Heidi Swanson’s cooking blog, you can avoid the guilt (and pounds) that come with “eater’s remorse,” even as your taste buds tell you that you’re cheating. Best of all, most of these ingredients can come from your home garden.
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!
Cook This Not That Kitchen Survival Guide I’ve always enjoyed the Eat This Not That series of books by David Zinczenko & Matt Goulding. They are small, attractive, and easy to use food comparison books. One of the newest offerings is Cook This, Not That Kitchen Survival Guide. I was immediately surprised by the Who [...]
Five new DVDs in the Health Information Neighborhood target an older beginner audience with tai chi, yoga for arthritis, walking and two additions to Jane Fonda’s Primetime series.
You can find everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers at ExploreHealthCareers.org, an award-winning, totally free website offering comprehensive, up-to-date information on how to prepare and pay for pursuing a career in the health professions. Did you know that, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4 out of the [...]