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Health Information on the Internet: A Resource Guide: Integrative, Complementary and Alternative Medicine

An annotated list of reliable and trustworthy health information websites.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

 

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine 

NCCAM is a branch of the National Institutes of Health.  Here you will find information on various health topics, research and how to find a practitioner.

National Cancer Institute Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine 

For reliable information about the use of Complementary and Alternative information in the treatment of cancer.

Herb of the day

Herbal and Holistic Medicine

Medline Plus Herbal Medicine

Medline Plus’ information page for Herbal Medicine, including links to articles, clinical trials, specific conditions and more.

Medline Plus Herbal Medicine database

This handy database provides information about the medicinal qualities of many herbs and supplements.  Each entry contains information about what the herb is, how it is used, safety concerns, clinical evidence of effectiveness and links to scientific literature.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center--About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products

Similar to the Medline Plus Herbal Medicine Database above, this database  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Each entry contains information about what the herb is, how it is used, safety concerns, clinical evidence of effectiveness and links to scientific literature.