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Alternative Medicine

Health and Wellness Resource Centre

Health and Wellness Resource Centre delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.



The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the Centre identifies and evaluates unconventional care practices,supports and conducts research and research training on these practices and disseminates information. Their web site offers an overview of the six broad categories of alternative medicine: diet-nutrition-lifestyle changes, mind-body interventions, bioelectromagnetic applications, alternative systems of medical practice, manual healing, pharmacological and biological treatments, and herbal medicine.

Mayo Clinic: Complementary and Alternative Medicine
From medical professionals at the Mayo Clinic, an overview of types of complementary and alternative medical treatments and a list of links to doctor's advice and research information about alternative treatments for specific diseases and conditions.