Dr William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library
Grossmont Healthcare District - A Public Agency Serving San Diego's East County Region

Diseases & Conditions

Quick reference for almost any health condition

MedlinePlus - A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Herrick Library Reliable Sources of Health Information.

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Arthritis, Osteoporosis, and Bone Conditions

Arthritis Foundation - Information on several kinds of arthritis including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile arthritis.

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Arthritis - Government website covering all aspects of arthritis care, including risk factors, medications, clinical trials, and what type of physical activities are helpful.

The John Hopkins Arthritis Center - Arthritis information from one of the largest hospitals in the United States. Includes information and videos on specific types of arthritis and related problems and conditions.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - One of the National Institutes of Health, NIAMS researches and provides information on diseases of the bones, joints, muscles, and skin. Información en Español del Instituto Nacional de Artritis y Enfermedades Musculoesqueléticas y de la Piel.

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