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Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment. R616.075 Cur
The Merck Manual of Health & Aging. R613.0438 Mer
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Includes Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module, Health Reference Center - Academic, and books Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, 2nd Edition; Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, 1st Edition; Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, 1st Edition; and Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 2nd Edition.
Health information from the National Library of Medicine. Search health topics, drug information, dictionaries, directories, and other resources. En Español.
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Google Scholar searches for peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and articles.
A to Z Diseases & Conditions
Seniors' Health - Comprehensive information on disease prevention, specific conditions and diseases, clinical trials, articles, and more.
Seniors' Health Topics A-Z - Websites, health hotlines, news, clinical trials information, plus search feature for this National Institutes of Health site.
Aquatic Program, Westmonte Pool, Altamonte Springs - Offers Arthritis Foundation's gentle exercise programs which help relieve pain and stiffness.
Arthritis Foundation, Florida Chapter - News, events, physician locator, programs and services.
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Orlando - Comprehensive center is the largest affiliate of renowned M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
National Cancer Institute - Information on types of cancer and treatment, related topics, clinical trials, research, and news.
Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute - Offers information, education and exercise classes, support groups.
Hearing and Vision Impairment
Center for Independent Living in Central Florida, Inc. - Helps individuals with any type of disability achieve goals for independent living through programs and services.
Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. - Lets people who are visually, hearing or speech impaired use special telephone equipment to communicate with those who use standard telephone equipment.
Hearing Loss Association of America - Information, education, support, news, advocacy, and Florida chapter locator.
Lighthouse Central Florida - Promotes independence of people with blindness and visual impairment through professional vision rehabilitation including technology, education, support and advocacy.
American Heart Association - Warning signs of heart attack or stroke, diseases, health, CPR, publications, and news.
Memory Loss and Alzheimer's
Alzheimer Resource Center - Provides education and local support services for caregivers and professionals.
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center - Resources provide information on Alzheimer's Disease, caregiving, publications, and research.
Central and North Florida Chapter, Alzheimer's Association - Information, support groups, programs, news, and events.