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Be Stigma Free - May is Mental Health Month

Posted on Sunday, May 1, 2016 by Tina Drew

Be Stigma Free - May is Mental Health Month 1 in 5 adults experiences a mental health condition every year. 1 in 20 lives with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. In addition to the person directly experiencing by a mental illness, family, friends and communities are also affected. 

Take Care of Your Tummy

Posted on Sunday, May 1, 2016 by Tina Drew

Take Care of Your Tummy Keeping your gut healthy can provide long term good health.

How Are We Doing? We Want To Hear From You!

Posted on Monday, April 18, 2016 by Lili Smith

How Are We Doing? We Want To Hear From You! Here at the Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD), we are working hard to bring you the best library experience possible.  While we like to think we are meeting everyone’s needs, we know there is always room for improvements.  This is why it’s so important we hear from...

Bipolar Disorder

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2016 by Tina Drew

Bipolar Disorder For individuals and families coping with bipolar disorder, knowledge and emotional support are vital.

Help for the Caregiver at PlaneTree

Posted on Sunday, February 14, 2016 by Tina Drew

Help for the Caregiver at PlaneTree Santa Clara County Library and the PlaneTree Health Information Center have helpful information for the caregiver. 

What is the Zika Virus?

Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2016 by Tina Drew

What is the Zika Virus? There has been a lot of talk in the news lately about the Zika virus. As with any health issue, be sure to get reliable information from reputable sources. Here are some trustworthy facts.

Alternative Health at PlaneTree

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Tina Drew

Alternative Health at PlaneTree At PlaneTree Health Information Center, we don’t just cater to the traditional medical establishment and practices. If you are looking for alternative or natural health information we’ve got that, too! 

Check Out the Updated Dietary Guidelines

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2016 by Tina Drew

Check Out the Updated Dietary Guidelines The US Department of Health and Human Services has updated the recommended daily requirements for the American diet.

Diabetes Awareness

Posted on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 by Shu-Hua Liu

Learn basic knowledge about diabetes

The Sexagenarian Checklist

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2015 by Lisa Liu

The Sexagenarian Checklist Embrace your sexagenarian years! The sixth decade of life marks major transitions. Here are some things to keep in mind.

Immunization Awareness

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by Shu-Hua Liu

School is starting.  Do your kids have their required immunization shots yet?

Yoga for Well-being & Peace

Posted on Saturday, August 8, 2015 by Shu-Hua Liu

Yoga is helpful in promoting our physical and mental wellness. 

Introducing Expert Health Information from the StayWell Knowledgebase

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by Bonnie Fullerton

Introducing Expert Health Information from the StayWell Knowledgebase The StayWell Knowledgebase is a free resource for complete information about medical conditions, procedures, drugs, general wellness and more.

Allergy Care and Prevention

Posted on Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Shu-Hua Liu

Helpful Information about allergy care and prevention.  

Preventive Health for Adults Program at Campbell Library

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2015 by Shu-Hua Liu

Preventing a medical problem is always better than fixing it. Join an informative health talk on Preventive Health for Adults.

A Good Place to Start: Resources for Older Adults in Santa Clara County

Posted on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 by Mark Fink

A Good Place To Start: Connections to Resources for Older Adults in Santa Clara County  

PlaneTree: Take our one minute survey

Posted on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 by Mark Fink

When would you like the PlaneTree Health Information Center to be open?  Please take our one minute survey:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PHIC_Hours

Volunteer at the PlaneTree Health Information Center

Posted on Friday, January 9, 2015 by Mark Fink

Volunteer at the PlaneTree Health Information Center Volunteer at the PlaneTree Health Information Center

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...

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