Health

Summer Walking Club

Join us on Saturday, June 23 for a power walk around the lake adjacent to the library in Heritage Park from Noon-12:30 PM Meet at the "clock" and kick your summer off on the right foot. Bring your walking buddy, whether it's a 2-legged or 4-legged friend. We'll also have walks on these Saturdays, weather-permitting: June 30, July 7, July 14, July 21 and July 28.

Men's Health

The Men's health diet: 27 days to sculpted abs, maximum muscle & superhuman sex! by Stephen Perrine ; with Adam Bornstein, Heather Hurlock, and the editors of Men's health

The Men's Health big book of food & nutrition by [by Joel Weber, with Mike Zimmerman]

The Men's health big book of 15 minute workouts by [by Selene Yeager and the editors of Men's health]

The life plan: how any man can achieve lasting health, great sex, and a stronger, leaner body by Jeffry S. Life

Get a bangin' body: the city gym boys' ultimate body weight workout for men and women by Charles LaSalle with Peter Richmond

Conquer Your Health with Goals

Remember: your body is a temple. Take control of your health by setting (and meeting) goals to improve your health. Begin a new fitness routine. Make a plan to improve your eating habits. Take up an active hobby, such as bicycling or playing a sport. Make goals you can acheive this summer, for example:

  • Walk for 30 minutes, 5x a week
  • Quit drinking soda for (at least) one month
  • Find and join a local martial arts group and attend at least 3 meetings

Once you've met your first goal, log in and claim your badges! Need help getting started? Check out these online resources:

Be Healthy eBooks

Be Healthy Audiobooks

Emotional Well-Being Audiobooks

Healthy Cooking

Veggie burgers every which way by Lukas Volger ; photographs by Christina Heaston

The get healthy go vegan cookbook by Neal Barnard and Robyn Webb

Chloe's kitchen: 125 easy, delicious recipes for making the food you love the vegan way by Chloe Coscarelli ; foreword by Neal D. Barnard

Raw extreme manifesto: change your body, change your mind, and change the world while spending almost nothing! by Fred Ho with Peter Lew

Raw food: a complete guide for every meal of the day by Erica Palmcrantz and Irmela Lilja ; photographs by Anna Hult ; translation by Alicia Rawls

Medical Mystery #1

Imagine yourself as a medical detective. Put your skills to the test by solving the following mystery — the first of 4 this summer. Read all the clues, find out the answer, and send your guess to askcpl@cantonpl.org with the subject line "Medical Mystery #1". After you send your guess you should claim your Sleuth It or Be Well badge. The contest winner must solve all 4 mysteries this summer to be entered in a drawing for a prize. Good Luck!

Clues

  1. I was a deadly virus
  2. During my outbreak, between 50-130 million people died
  3. Soldiers, sailors and other travelers helped me spread across the world
  4. The first case in the U.S. was reported in the state of Kansas
  5. Most of my victims were young, healthy adults

Medical Drama in Books

Before I go to sleep: a novel by S.J. Watson

Coma: a novel by Robin Cook

Contagion by Robin Cook

Cure by Robin Cook

Cutting for stone: a novel by Abraham Verghese

Handle with care: a novel by Jodi Picoult

The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson; supplemental material written by Anna Maria Hong

Medical Drama on TV

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