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East                407-665-1560
North               407-665-1620
Northwest        407-665-1640
West               407-665-1670

Christine Patten
Library Services Manager
Library Services
215 North Oxford Road
Casselberry, FL 32707
Phone: (407) 665-1505
Fax: (407) 665-1510

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Seminole County Public Library


Diseases and Conditions

Boomers
Health Enrichment Learning Money

Personal Help

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Library Collection

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Diseases

Older People -- Health and Hygiene

Selected Print Sources

Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment. R616.075 Cur

The Merck Manual of Health & Aging. R613.0438 Mer


Online Databases

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Requires library card Gale InfoTrac
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.

Free resource MedlinePlus
Health information from the National Library of Medicine. Search health topics, drug information, dictionaries, directories, and other resources. En Español.

Free resource PubMed
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s.

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Google Scholar searches for peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and articles.

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Internet Resources

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.

Arthritis

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.

Cancer

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.

Diabetes

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.

Heart

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.