There is a section on Simple Eco Medicinal Tips. There is lots of info on health and fitness. And there are nuggets of localised info.
All packed into a Neighbourhood Handbook which Dr. R. Chandrasekaran, a resident of R. A. Puram brings out regularly.
The fifth edition of Neighbourhood Music and Health Guide; Volume 2 is in circulation now.
This book is produced by Sivaranga Charities, started by Dr. Chandrasekaran in memory of his parents.
This book has four parts. The first part contains a list of Tamil songs arranged in alphabetical order with the ragam and composer’s name.
The second part of the book is called Health Street – here experts practicing in different medical specialities provide tips on general precautions against major illnesses.
Leading and local doctors have contributed to this section.
The third part contains a list of addresses of doctors, hospitals and ayahs available in this part of the city.
To provide light reading, there are jokes and cartoons too.
Dr. R. Chandrasekaran is an MD and is a professor at the Dr. MGR Medical University.
This is a free booklet and catsbe got at 16, Second Cross Road, R. A. Puram. Ph: 98410 30040.