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Affordable Care Act

Posted on Friday, November 14, 2014 by Shu-Hua Liu

The Affordable Care Act became a law in 2012. Under the law, U.S. citizens and legal residents are required to have health insurance.

Awareness of Mental Health

Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014 by Shu-Hua Liu

Information about awareness of mental health, suicide prevention help as well as upcoming library’s mental health program

Basic Eye Care Knowledge

Posted on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 by Shu-Hua Liu

This blog contains basic information about eyecare. 

Be Sunwise

Posted on Monday, July 14, 2014 by Shu-Hua Liu

This blog contains basic information about sun protection.

WhatsAppitis

Posted on Thursday, May 8, 2014 by Health and Fitness

WhatsAppitis We have often heard about the diseases like Tendinitis, Arthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis.  But have you heard about a new condition called WhatsAppitis? I recently read an interesting article published in Lancet, a well-known medical journal and I would like to share the article's...

Knowing drinking water

Posted on Monday, April 7, 2014 by Health and Fitness

Recently, Governor, Jerry Brown declared that California is facing a historic drought emergency with the lowest rainfall and reservoir levels in 153 years. There is no doubt that we all know water is vital to plantation, environment and our health. However, we might overlook basic knowledge that...

Heart Disease

Posted on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by reference

An online, interactive self-care guide, Living Well with Heart Disease, is available for everyone (no library card needed). For more information about heart disease, contact or visit the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ the Cupertino Library.  

Diabetes, Type 2 (Adult-Onset Diabetes)

Posted on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by reference

An online, interactive self-care guide to living well with Diabetes is available for everyone (no library card needed). You can also learn about Diabetes by visiting web pages recommended by PlaneTree Health Information Center. The information covers -

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Posted on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by reference

An online, interactive self-care guide to living well with COPD is available for everyone (no library card needed). You can also learn about COPD by visiting web pages recommended by PlaneTree Health Information Center. The information covers -

Long Term Health Care Workshops in March

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014 by cupertino_manager

Long Term Health Care Workshops in March Free Financial Planning Workshops in March       The Financial Planning Association® of Silicon Valley is offering several free workshops at SCCLD locations this Spring.  

Knowing acupuncture

Posted on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 by Health and Fitness

Knowing acupuncture More and more people are seeking alternative medicine in order to alleviate chronic pain and reduce the discomfort associated with various health conditions.   Alternative medicine includes acupuncture, massage therapy, meditation, breathing exercises, tai chi, qi gong and yoga and so...

Covered California Enrollment Events at Gilroy and Milpitas Libraries

Posted on Monday, February 10, 2014 by cupertino_manager

Covered California Enrollment Events at Gilroy and Milpitas Libraries  

Low Back Pain

Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 by reference

Learn about Low Back Pain by visiting web pages recommended by PlaneTree Health Information Center. A library card is not needed.

5% Day: A Fresh Idea

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by cupertino_manager

Why we can't seem to get enough

Posted on Thursday, January 2, 2014 by Health and Fitness

Everyone has experienced various degrees of craving for different things. These cravings might range from a strong desire for promotion, success, attention, love, to the uncontrolled thirst for unhealthy foods such as sweets, chips, fries, to even the substance abuse of alcohol, drug, pornography...

Life with Diabetes

Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2013 by reference

Life with Diabetes If you have diabetes, your library has lots of books, e-readers, and DVDs to help you figure out how to eat, exercise, and manage medications and/or insulin.

Depression

Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 by reference

Learn about Depression by visiting web pages recommended by PlaneTree Health Information Center. A library card is not needed. The information covers -

Caregiving

Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by reference

Learn about Cargiving by visiting web pages recommended by PlaneTree Health Information Center. A library card is not needed. The information covers -

Alzheimer's Disease

Posted on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 by reference

Learn about Alzheimer's Disease by visiting web pages recommended by PlaneTree Health Information Center. A library card is not needed. The information covers -

The Affordable Care Act

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2013 by Lora Cokolat

The Affordable Care Act Starting October 1, 2013, Covered California will begin open enrollment. Coverage starts January 1, 2014. The Covered California website, CoveredCA.com will be the primary tool for delivering information to Californians about their health coverage options. Check out our new resource page for a...

Affordable Care Act Part 3: Important dates

Posted on Monday, September 9, 2013 by Health and Fitness

Affordable Care Act Part 2: Covered California

Posted on Monday, September 2, 2013 by Health and Fitness

Affordable Care Act  Part 2: Covered California   Californians can shop the insurance plan at Covered California, which is California’s official marketplace for the Affordable Care Act.   Covered California was created to help you and your family get health coverage.  

Affordable Care Act Part 1: Introduction

Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 by Health and Fitness

Lower Your Cancer Risk

Posted on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 by reference

A 2012 medical journal article estimated that over half of all cancers could be avoided by implementing known preventive measures. The Mayo Clinic suggests seven areas in which your lifestyle choices can impact your risk of cancer. Here are resources for learning key ways to protect...

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Posted on Friday, February 22, 2013 by reference

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week From February 24 to March 2, the Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) is collaborating on a variety of activities for adults and young people– free presentations (one for adults and one for teens), an essay contest for middle and high school students, and informati

Sexual Intimacy & Baby Boomers

Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by reference

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Parental Guidance

Posted on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 by reference

PlaneTree Health Information Center @ the Cupertino Library After spending time with the junior members of my family, three new books in our collection caught my eye.

Helping your older pet

Posted on Saturday, December 15, 2012 by reference

Do you have a dog or cat that's getting up in years? Here are a few books to help you extend your pet's longevity and maintain his or her joie de vivre.

To Talk or Not To Talk

Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by reference

To Talk or Not To Talk Getting together with friends and family during the holidays can be one of the season's greatest pleasures. However, if someone you'll be visiting is experiencing a difficult transition - unemployment, serious illness, or life without their mate of many years - you may not kn

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