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...
- Blood Test Might Predict Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Study Finds
Evidence of two autoantibodies signaled a 70 percent risk, researchers say [Tue, June 18]
- Fewer Young Americans Lack Health Care Coverage
But 45 million Americans overall still don't have health insurance [Tue, June 18]
- Polluted Air Linked to Autism Risk
Pregnant women who live with smog at higher risk, but experts caution the finding is not definitive [Tue, June 18]
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Best and Worst Supplements and Herbs
Some supplements are good for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Some are dangerous. WebMD explains which supplements and herbs may help relieve rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and which ones you should never take. [Tue, June 18]
- Rheumatoid Arthritis, Smoking, and Drinking Alcohol
WebMD talks to experts about how smoking and drinking affect rheuamtoid arthritis. [Tue, June 18]
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.