Category Archives: Syosset Public Library

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

According to the National Library of Medicine Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a type of movement disorder. It happens when nerve cells in the brain don’t produce enough of a brain chemical called dopamine. Sometimes it is genetic, but most cases do … Continue reading

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Forget the Fads – Get Healthy and Stay Healthy

I haven’t posted in a while, but if you visited just after Thanksgiving and read my post “Post Thanksgiving Regret” you know that I’m on a get healthy kick. I have used the excuses you’ll find there. It’s too cold out … Continue reading

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Born on a Blue Day Book Discussion

April is Autism Awareness Month Join me for a discussion on Daniel Tammet’s Born on a Blue Day Tuesday, April 24 at 1:00 PM and 7:30 PM Born on a Blue Day is a journey into one of the most fascinating … 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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Today’s Nutritional Supplements Tonight (Nov. 16) 7:30 PM

Today’s Nutritional Supplements Gary Feldman, nutrition consultant and member of the Organic Consumers Association, will teach you how to better understand ingredient labels, terms that pertain to nutritional supplements and more. With the recent news regarding supplements, their efficacy and possible interactions with … Continue reading

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  Got a health question? Ask a Health Reference Librarian  Come visit our  New Consumer oriented Health Reference Center located on the 3rd floor   The consumer health reference librarian can research any health topic and send you a packet of … Continue reading

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