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Heart Disease

Ask a Health Information Librarian

Librarians can help you find the health information you need!

Telephone: (919) 962-0800
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Mobile Apps & Tools

Mobile apps and tools can provide you with easy-to-use information and resources that can serve as one part of your overall strategy to become and stay healthy.

First Aid provides step-by-step instructions for handling common first aid scenarios. Free. iOS, Android, Kindle. 

Instant Heart Rate uses the camera on a smartphone to detect the pulse rate. Paid ($1.99). iOS, Android, Windows Phone. 

Stress Check uses the smartphone camera to measure pulse rate and determine stress level. Paid ($1.99). iOS, Android.  

Support Groups & Forums

These sites allow patients to discuss their experiences with illnesses, treatments, and other health matters. Any information or opinions posted are those of the forum users themselves and are not a substitute for professional medical advice.

Resources selected by Mark McKone, Coy C. Carpenter Library, Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

December 18, 2014 - 1:42pm