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February is National Heart Month and with Valentine's Day landing on Friday, there's no better day to host heart-healthy events! These events are free and open to the public. Representatives will be in the lobby of the County Library Headquarters.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings

Stop by the County Library Headquarters in Westampton for a free blood pressure screening anytime between 10:00am & 2:00pm this Friday, February 14th!

Medicare Savings Assistance

Are you eligible or already receiving Medicare? Are you looking for ways to save?

You could be eligible for a Low Income Subsidy, Medicare Savings Program or other programs that pay your Medicare Part B premium, reduce your Part D copays, provide heating assistance, provide a $100 reimbursement on the purchase of a hearing aid, and other benefits! A Medicare Savings Representative will be in the lobby this Friday from 10:00am until 2:00pm to answer your questions and help you help yourself!

In the catalog...

In addition to these heart-healthy offerings, the library has a huge selection of items to help you stay healthy or get in shape!


How Happy is Your Health?

With these 50 tips, it's easier than ever to become your healthiest self possible, starting now. Discover: - How putting a mirror on your fridge can help you lose weight. - Which vitamin is known to prevent cancer and depression. - Easy ways to cut cravings. - Which plastics are safe to use.
Take charge of your happiness, one tip at a time.



Live Long, Die Short

In Live Long, Die Short, Dr. Roger Landry offers a fascinating look at the ever-increasing gap between what we require to be truly healthy and what we value as individuals and as societies. More importantly, he lays out an easy-to-follow roadmap to find true authentic health and successful aging in today's fast-moving world.




Eating on the Wild Side

Starting with the wild plants that were central to our original diet, investigative journalist Jo Robinson describes how 400 generations of farmers have unwittingly squandered a host of essential fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. New research shows that these losses have made us more vulnerable to our most troubling conditions and diseases--obesity, diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic inflammation, and dementia. In an engaging blend of science and story, Robinson describes how and when we transformed the food in the produce aisles.




77 Questions for Successful Living

Using seventy-seven questions to help explain a path to wellness, an integrative medicine pioneer demonstrates how to manage recovery from chronic illnesses that often go unresolved in the modern American healthcare system.




Seventeen presents 500 Health & Fitness Tips

The third in Seventeen's popular 500 Tips series, this colorful volume focuses on eating right rather than dieting, and takes real life into account by suggesting better choices at the fast-food joints where friends typically gather. Fitness guidance comes from Seventeen 's celebrity trainers, who reveal how their clients got their tight bodies and offer 33 star-proven, butt-blasting, boredom-ending workouts.



The Self Health Revolution

Newly revised and updated, this electrifying guide has been praised by doctors, health experts, and readers who have taken their own self-health challenge. J. Michael Zenn completely changed his own life when he began a quest to get healthy. With some simple but profound improvements to his diet and everyday habits, Zenn lost fifty pounds and six inches off his waist! He then spent a year reading 200 books and interviewing experts in order to write about the powerful message he calls "the self-health revolution."



The Cure for Everything

In The Cure for Everything , health policy expert and fitness enthusiast Timothy Caulfield wades through the tides of health crazes, misleading data, and well-meaning gurus in a quest to sort out real, reliable health advice.






Maximum Brainpower

Written by internationally renowned cognitive psychologist Shlomo Breznitz and technologist Collins Hemingway, Maximum Brainpower provides both an in-depth look at how the brain works and proven methods to increase its capabilities. Armed with the results of cutting-edge research, Breznitz and Hemingway champion in compelling detail the challenge and stimulus of continual change over the deadening effects of comfortable routine.




500 Healthiest Recipes & Health Tips

In this essential guide to healthy eating and good health, award-winning writer Hazel Courteney with renowned nutritionist Stephen Langley help you discover the 500 healthiest recipes and health tips that will keep you feeling well and looking fabulous. Begin by stocking up on the store cupboard essentials that form the basis of healthy eating, then choose from Hazel's delicious and nutritious recipes, each packed with key ingredients that help to prevent and heal common ailments and conditions.