Magazines & Newsletters
These magazines and newsletters are available at the library. Most titles have back issues for two years.
Articles provide information and ratings on goods, services, health and finance.
Consumer Reports on Health
Concise articles on what works and what doesn't in medical practice.
Focuses on food safety, nutrition guidelines, weight control, and food additives. Each issue has book reviews.
Official magazine of the Food and Drug Administration articles on a variety of health topics, recently approved drugs, updates and summaries of court actions by the FDA.
Harvard Health Letter
Stated goal of this newsletter is to "interpret health information for general readers in a timely and accurate fashion."
Harvard Heart Letter
Emphasis on cardiovascular disease with articles on latest treatments and drugs for hypertension, heart attack, and stroke.
Harvard Men's Health Watch
Articles focus on health concerns for men including prostate health, potency, hypertension, heart disease, exercise and diet.
Harvard Women's Health Watch
Articles focus on health concerns for women including hormone therapy, menopause, gynecological and breast health.
Articles cover current trends in health and wellness, fitness, diet, mental health and stress.
Short articles that evaluate the effectiveness of the latest medical and surgical procedures and drugs.
Short articles on a variety of general health topics such as osteoporosis, memory loss, allergies and asthma, prostate health, and depression. Each issue includes book reviews.
Stated goal is to be " the health and wellness resource for African-American consumers."
Articles focus on hearing loss and its treatment.
Johns Hopkins Medical Letter on Health after 50
Emphasis on health topics of interest to people over 50 including stroke, hypertension, Alzheimer's disease, arthritis, sexuality after 50, diabetes management, and hearing problems.
Mayo Clinic Health Letter
Articles on diseases covering symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options, good diagrams and charts.
Medicine on the Net
Articles on the latest trends in e-medicine, includes reviews of new medical and consumer health sites on the Web.
Covers health topics of interest to men with an emphasis on physical fitness and workouts.
National Women's Health Report
Each issue focuses on a different topic and its relationship to women's health, past issues have covered diabetes, genetic testing, pain management, and thyroid disorders.
Articles have an emphasis on holistic and alternative health, whole foods and organic gardening.
Short articles and news notes on fraud and quackery.
Pediatric for Parents
Each issue contains abstracts of articles from pediatric medical journals along with short, original articles written by pediatricians.
People's Medical Society Newsletter
Consumer advocacy newsletter, covers issues on the quality and cost of healthcare.
Newsletter of the National Stroke Association includes the latest information on stroke and its treatment.
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Newsletter
Concise articles on nutrition, vitamins and supplements, herbs, and antioxidants.
University of California Berkley Wellness Letter
Short articles on a variety of health and wellness topics with an emphasis on nutrition.
Information provided by the Community Health Information Library does not imply medical recommendation or endorsement. The information provided should not be used as a substitute for consultation with a health care provider.