Online Resources


General Medicine



American Academy of Family Physicians

www.familydoctor.org

This is a great resource for researching medical conditions, preventive health, pre-natal health, pediatrics, and geriatrics. All of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP.




Immunization Action Coalition

www.immunize.org

The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease by creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public that enhance the delivery of safe and effective immunization services. Learn more about the latest news and information on vaccines for you and your family.




Seminole County Health Department

www.floridahealth.com

The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County (SCHD) is a subsidiary of the State of Florida Department of Health with a local, county and state commitment. The diverse environment promotes public health through quality healthcare, education and community observation. SCHD is committed to providing the highest quality of healthcare to the public including the uninsured and underinsured through various programs and services, and superior environmental and disease surveillance.






Diabetes



American Diabetes Association

www.diabetes.org

The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes. They fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes, deliver services to hundreds of communities, provide objective and credible information, and give a voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.




American Association of Diabetes Educators

www.diabeteseducator.org

Founded in 1973, AADE is a multi-disciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to improving diabetes care through education. With more than 13,000 professional members including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and others, AADE has a vast network of practitioners involved in the daily treatment of diabetes patients.







Heart, Lung, and Bone Health



National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

www.nhlbi.nih.gov

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.



American Heart Association

www.heart.org

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, our organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters working tirelessly to eliminate these diseases. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to save and improve lives.




National Osteoporosis Foundation

www.nof.org

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the leading health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis and broken bones, promoting strong bones for life and reducing human suffering through programs of public and clinician awareness, education, advocacy and research. Established in 1984, NOF is the nation’s only health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health.






Drug Information and Wellness



PDR Network

www.pdr.net

PDR Network, the leading distributor of drug labeling information, product safety Alerts, and REMS programs includes the Physicians’ Desk Reference® (PDR®), the most trusted and commonly used drug information reference, PDR.net®, mobilePDR®, and PDR Drug Alerts, the only service providing electronic delivery of mandated safety Alerts to physicians and other prescribers.




Merck Medicus

www.merckmedicus.com

Merck Medicus is a medical information portal designed specifically for US health care providers from students to practicing professionals. It contains no drug advertising or product promotion. The purpose of Merck Medicus is to provide breaking medical news, a wide variety of scientific learning resources, and helpful diagnostic tools and patient education, all with no subscription or registration fees.




Center for Disease Control & Prevention

www.cdc.gov

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.