Medical Health Services
Services for Blind & Visually Disabled - Visit the Texas State Library's Talking Book Program
The Texas State Library's Talking Book Program provides free library services to Texans of all ages who are unable to read standard print material due to visual, physical, or reading disabilities-whether permanent or temporary. Books are available on digital cartridge, Braille, large print, and cassette, and they loan playback equipment to be used with TBP materials. All items are sent and returned through the mail free of charge.
PlaneTree - Visit Texas Health
Planetree is a FREE service to Saginaw patrons from the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth (Texas Health Fort Worth). Patrons can receive confidential medical research information provided free-of-charge (in English and Spanish) to patients, family members, and the community of Texas Health Resources provided by professional medical librarians with consumer health background. Visit the John Ed Keeter Public Library to pick up a "Planetree Request for Health Information" form.
U.S. Affordable Care Act - Visit the Healthcare Website
There are a variety of organizations and libraries in the DFW area providing workshops to discuss the U.S. Affordable Care Act.To find a local organization visit the following link: Visit the HealthCare.gov
Online Medical Web Resources
NIThe John Ed Keeter Public Library subscribes to a print copy of the National Institute of Health Medline Plus magazine. The magazine comes available both in English and Spanish. Patrons can checkout the magazine from the library or visit their website to view the magazine online. ---View the NIH Medline Plus Magazine
PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites.
NIH Medline Plus
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.
Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.