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Health Information: Wellness

Resources for patients, families and community members at large. Upstate Health Sciences Library provides public health services and resources free of charge.


USDA teaches how to choose the right food and beverages for your lifestyle Dietary Guidelines, food allergies, recipes, workout ideas and more Access to goverment information on food and nutrition

Food Recalls and Alerts From

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Food This website includes links to food safety and nutrition information campaigns from the FDA.


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Exercise & Wellness

Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator BMI can be used as a screening tool to identify potential health problems.

Local Fitness Programs Syracuse City Park programs for youth, adults and seniors

Oasis Working with adults over 50  to positively impact their lives through partnerships to share knowledge, offer evidence- and research-based programs, conduct evaluations and adapt to meet the needs of diverse audiences.

Physical Activiy Basics from the CDC - Needs and benefits 


Upstate's Pathways to Wellness Provides programs and resources to promote a culture of health and wellness for the Upstate Medical University community.

Why Walk? Why Not? Walking is a great way to get the physical activity needed to obtain health benefits. Walking does not require any special skills. It also does not require a gym membership or expensive equipment.


Health and Wellness Books at the Library

Health+Wellness Book Collection - located on the first floor, books are available to everyone at Upstate as well as community members.  Pediatric books are available at the Golisano Family Resource Center