Resources Center & Lending Library

The Resource Center maintains a collection of materials available for use by Chester County residents. The Resource Center houses educational brochures, booklets, professional magazines, journals, and health statistic reports. Quantities of material are dependent upon availability. Below is a list of free brochures/booklets. For information on any of these educational tools, call 610-344-6490 or email.

Publications
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Cancer Child Health
  • Summer Sun Safety
  • Screening for Prostate Cancer
  • Woman and Ovarian Cancer
  • Reducing the risk of Skin and Breast Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Facts about Melanoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Water Safety
  • Safety Crossing
  • Pool Safety
  • Playground Safety
  • Parental Stress
  • Disciplining your Child
  • Stress and Parenting
  • Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • Toy Safety
  • SIDS
  • Dog Safety
  • Rabies
  • Poison Prevention
Chronic Disease Diabetes
  • Teens and Asthma
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Headache
  • Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Ulcers
  • Scleroderma
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Exercise
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Prevention of Diabetes
  • Type2 Diabetes
  • Lowering your Risk of Diabetes
  • Controlling Diabetes
  • Diabetes and Stress
  • Prediabetes
Hand Washing Heart Disease and Stroke
  • Proper Procedures
  • Cholesterol
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Warning Signs of Stroke
  • Heart Attack
  • Women, Heart Disease and Stroke
Injury and Safety Lead
  • Home Safety
  • First Aid
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Fire Safety
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Safety on Wheels
  • Aggressive Driving
  • Street Safety
  • In-line Skating
  • Car Safety Seats
  • Bike Safety
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Reducing Lead Hazards
Mental Health Nutrition
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Traumatic Events
  • Suicide
  • Stress Management
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Depression
  • Young People and Suicide
  • Peer Pressure
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Healthy ways to Lose Weight
  • Eating Disorders
  • Health Benefits of Losing Weight
  • Fiber
  • Healthy Cooking
  • Healthy Eating Out
  • Food and Weight for Kids
  • Health Recommendations for Cancer Prevention
  • Vegetarian Eating
  • Healthy Snacking
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Junk Food Facts
OralHealth Physical Activity
  • Chemotherapy and your Mouth
  • Healthy Mouth for your Baby
  • Community Water
  • Dental Sealants
  • Dental Health
  • Periodontal Gum Disease
  • Guide to Physical Activity
  • Effects on your Body
  • Exercise and Pregnancy
  • Facts about BMI
Senior Health Substance Abuse
  • Fitness for Older Adults
  • Preventing Falls
  • Stretching
  • Over the Counter Medicine
  • Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
  • Rohypnol- the Date Rape Drug
  • DUI Arrest
  • Overcoming Addiction
  • Methamphetamine
  • Amphetamines
  • Club Drugs
  • Tranquilizers and Pain Killers
  • Teens and Marijuana
  • Alcohol and HIV
  • Facts on Marijuana Parents Need to Know
  • Alcohol
Tick-borne Diseases Tobacco
  • Lyme Disease Related Disorders
  • Diseases Ticks carry
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Repellent Safety

  • Secondhand Smoke
  • Smoking and Women
  • Smoking and Pregnancy
  • Chewing Tobacco
  • Health Consequences of Smoking
  • Smoking and Weight Loss/Gain
  • Quitting Smoking
  • Ways to Handle Quitting
  • Support when Quitting
  • Pressure to Smoke (teens)
  • Smoking Cigars
  • Tobacco Teaching Resource Kits
  • Truths about Tobacco Companies
  • Reasons not to Smoke
  • Tobacco and Money
  • Tobacco and Athletes
  • Helping a Friend or Family Member Quit
  • Teens and Marijuana
Violence and Abuse Women's Health
  • Rape
  • Dating Violence
  • Child Abuse
  • Workplace Violence
  • Terrorism
  • Bioterrorism
  • Teasing and Bullying
  • Smallpox vaccination
  • Violence in the family
  • Bullying
  • Self Protection for Women
  • Vaginal Infections
  • Alcohol and Pregnancy

Publications
The following publications are available for review:
Magazines Journals
  • Environmental Protection
  • Food Quality
  • Governing
  • Government Technology
  • Occupational Health Safety
  • American Journal of Health Behavior
  • American Journal of Managed Care
  • American Journal of Public Health
  • CA A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • Pennsylvania Bulletin
  • Public Health Report
Newsletters
  • Community Courier
  • County News
  • MMWR
  • Nature of Things
  • PA-TSA News
  • Physicians News Digest
  • The Nations Health