Content is divided into two broad categories for your reference:
Herbs & Dietary Supplements (Examples: vitamins, botanicals, natural products, and probiotics)
Mind & Body Practices (Examples: tai chi, meditation, prayer, yoga, acupuncture, spinal manipulation, and massage)
Books, journals, and websites on this Welcome page will lead you to more information about CAM therapies that don't fit well into the two categories above (or those that seem to fall into both.)
Feed of most recent Alerts & Advisories from the National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine
What is Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM)?
"While the terms [below] are often used to mean the array of health care approaches with a history of use or origins outside of mainstream medicine, they are actually hard to define and may mean different things to different people." 1
For more information, see CAM Basics, provided by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
1. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Complementary, Alternative, or Integrative Health: What’s In a Name? Available at http://nccam.nih.gov/health/whatiscam. Accessed February 17, 2014.
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