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
- Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows
Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report [Wed, Nov. 26]
- Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says
U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care [Tue, Nov. 25]
- FDA Advisory Panel Says Steroid Shots for Back Pain Can Continue
Experts disagree on whether they are effective for treating spinal inflammation [Tue, Nov. 25]
- Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens
Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers [Tue, Nov. 25]
- Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?
Study suggests class of meds upset healthy balance of bacteria in the gut [Tue, Nov. 25]
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.