Healthy Santa Cruz County
Healthy Santa Cruz County is a collection of health and wellness resources compiled by the Santa Cruz Public Libraries. It features easy access to top-quality, up-to-date medical news and information and provides quick links to relevant library books and medical databases, as well as the Community Information Database.
Check out the latest health news from WebMD
- U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however [Wed, Oct. 22]
- Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report
But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern [Wed, Oct. 22]
- Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats
Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids [Wed, Oct. 22]
- Americans Show Distrust of Medical Profession in Survey
But many were happy with their own doctors, researchers report [Wed, Oct. 22]
- Could Survivors’ Blood Stop Ebola?
Kent Brantly, the first person to be treated for and recover from Ebola in the U.S., donated his blood -- and the potentially lifesaving proteins it contains -- to treat other Ebola patients. [Wed, Oct. 22]
The Library's "Healthy Santa Cruz County" database is designed for general educational and informational purposes only. It is intended to support - not replace - the relationship which users have with their health care provider(s). This database is not a substitute for professional health care and is not designed to offer medical advice nor to recommend any medical service provider/organization. The information provided through this database should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem, disease, or medical condition.