Category Archives: National Institutes of Health

Searching for Health Information

Many patrons come in to the library not knowing where to search for information or they’ve begun their search and have gotten confused with the amount of health websites available. Others have gotten advice from a friends or family that … Continue reading

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Healthy Heart Program at the Syosset Public Library

  Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in the US today. Healthy Heart Tuesday, February 14 at 4:00 PM  Dr. Thierry Duchatellier, Section Chief of Cardiology at Mercy Medical Center will discuss the warning signs and the steps … Continue reading

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Heart Healty Eating

It’s important to take care of your heart, but we’re all so busy where do we start? There are steps we can all take – in terms of  nutrition, physical activity, weight management, stress management, and stopping smoking (or never … Continue reading

Posted in American Heart Association, and Blood Institute, Cardiovascular disease, chooseMyPlate, Dietary guidlelines, Food, Health information, Health Reference, Healthy Heart, Heart disease, Heart Disease, Heart Healthy Diet, Heart Healthy Diet: 8 Steps to prevent heart disease, Keep the Beat Recipies, Mayo Clinic, National Institutes of Health, Stroke, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, USDA, | Leave a comment

Eye Changes as We Age

Have you noticed the print in your reading material has gotten smaller? I’ve been dealing with minor changes in my vision for quite a while.  I have to wear a pair of glasses when I’m working on the computer, and … Continue reading

Posted in Cataracts, Eye changes, Eye changes as we age, Eye glasses, Glaucoma, Gregory White Smith, Middle age eye changes, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Steven Naifeh, Vincent van Gogh: The Life | Leave a comment