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Health & Wellness News

Talk Up^ Tucson Happiness Community Conversations Report

Talk Up^ Tucson Happiness Community Conversations Report

How happy are Tucsonans? Participants in the Happiness Community Conversations were surveyed; you can read the report here to find out.

Learn How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Learn How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Discover lifestyle choices that can help you prevent Type 2 diabetes, minimize symptoms and improve your health.

Grow Where You Are! Growing Cities: A Film about Urban Farming in America

Grow Where You Are! Growing Cities: A Film about Urban Farming in America

Where can food be grown? Growing Cities: A Film about Urban Farming in America demonstrates that the answer is just about anywhere.

PCPL Named Top Innovator

PCPL Named Top Innovator

The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) announced Pima County Public Library (PCPL) as one of its ten 2013 Top Innovators for its Library Nurse Program.

Upcoming Health & Wellness Events at the Library

From Chaos to Calm

Thursday, April 24th, 6pm - 7pm, Martha Cooper

Presented by Ori Parnaby.
Are you oppressed by clutter? Learn how to turn your home into a sanctuary that makes you feel in control instead of overwhelmed.

Public Health Nurse

Thursday, April 24th, 2pm - 5pm, Martha Cooper

Do you have a health-related question? Do you need to find low cost health care resources in Pima County? Are you wondering what your blood pressure is? A Public Health Nurse from the Pima County Health Department will be available to assist library customers with their health questions.

Topic: Immunizations Awareness

Ask a Master Gardener

Friday, April 25th, 2pm - 3pm, Woods Memorial

Master Gardeners from Pima County Cooperative Extension will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions. Turn your brown thumb to green by asking the experts!

Public Health Nurse Visit

Monday, April 28th, 10am - 12pm, El Pueblo

Do you have a health-related question? Do you need to find low cost health care resources in Pima County? Are you wondering what your blood pressure is? A Public Health Nurse from the Pima County Health Department will be available to assist library customers with their health questions.

Public Health Nurse Visit

Monday, April 28th, 12pm - 2pm, Murphy-Wilmot

Do you have a health-related question? Do you need to find low cost health care resources in Pima County? Are you wondering what your blood pressure is? A Public Health Nurse from the Pima County Health Department will be available to assist library customers with their health questions.

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