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
- Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk
But other experts doubt that a herpes infection could cause the brain disease [Fri, Oct. 24]
- Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?
Chromium, styrene implicated in preliminary study [Fri, Oct. 24]
- Heart Transplant ‘Breakthrough’ Shows Promise
Australian doctors say they've made a breakthrough in the area of heart transplants that could save the lives of many more patients. [Fri, Oct. 24]
- NYC Doctor Diagnosed With Ebola
New York City doctor Craig Spencer was diagnosed with Ebola after his return from Guinea working with Doctors Without Borders. [Fri, Oct. 24]
- Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later
Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds [Fri, Oct. 24]
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.