has been defined as any of various systems of healing or treating
disease not included in the traditional western medical practice.
practices often incorporate spiritual, metaphysical, or religious
beliefs rooted in ancient cultural traditions from around the
Alternative Medical Systems:
Online - Mega site of resource on wellness, natural health,
traditional, complementary and alternative medicine information,
and self care.
- A guide to alternative therapies, health articles, nutrition,
recipes, and interaction with experts.
Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative
Medicine - Supports research projects and educational activities
covering complementary and alternative medical topics. Located
at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New
Holistic Healing - Guided site for discovery and discussion
of holistic therapies, natural remedies, and spirituality. Includes
chatrooms, discussion boards, and net links in several wellness
Health: Natural Health - Provides articles, forums, medical
advice, and consumer reviews.
- News and information on alternative health and integrative medicine
including herbs, supplements, nutrition and natural remedies.
Maintained by New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media,
- Health prescriptions by board certified physicians combine alternative
medicine, supplement, vitamins, herbs, and nutrition with conventional
medicine. Based in Reston, Virginia.
Medicine Foundation - Non-profit organization in Bethesda,
Maryland, dedicated to providing objective information on alternative
medicine, complementary medicine, Tibetan medicine and herbal