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Alternative - offers an accessible, online alternative health community for both providers and consumers. Consumers benefit from direct interaction with alternative medicine providers, information, services and products.

Alternative Medicine Portal - is an encompassing organization for the alternative medicine practitioner and consumer community.

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) -

Founded in 1985, the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) is the national professional society representing naturopathic physicians who are licensed or eligible for licensing as primary care providers. You can search their database to find a practitioner near you.

American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) -

The American Council on Science and Health, Inc. (ACSH) is a consumer education consortium concerned with issues related to food, nutrition, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, lifestyle, the environment and health. ACSH is an independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization.

American Holistic Health Association (AHHA) -

The American Holistic Health Association (AHHA) encourages you to actively participate in enhancing your health and well-being. Information can assist you to do this confidently and effectively. For over a decade the volunteers of AHHA have collected potential sources for this type of information, in response to requests from people all across the U.S. These resources are offered as a free public service, so that you have a variety of options to explore.

American Medical Association (AMA) -

The purpose of this site is to support the AMA's ongoing mission to promote the art and science of medicine for the betterment of public health by providing timely information on matters important to the health of America.

American Nutraceutical Association -

Consumer Information pages: articles of interest.

Building Better - Alternative Health

This site has a dierctory that includes many types of alternative therapies.

Citizens For Health -

Citizens For Health is the national grassroots organization committed to protecting and advancing consumer access, choice, information and safety for natural health products and therapies.

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) -

The Council for Responsible Nutrition is dedicated to helping to reduce health care costs and enhancing the public's health through good nutrition, including the appropriate use of dietary supplements. To fulfill this mission, CRN supports a science-based environment for the responsible marketing of dietary supplement products and provides its member companies with legislative guidance, regulatory interpretation, scientific information on supplement benefits and safety issues, and communications expertise.

Dr. Andrew Weil -

"Ask Dr. Weil" website includes a daily Q & A, a searchable database of health information, and a practitioner referral directory.

FACCT - Foundation for Accountability -

Helping Americans make better health care decisions.

Health World Online -

HealthWorld Online is your 24-hour health resource center--a virtual health village where you can access information, products, and services to help create your wellness-based lifestyle.

HerbMed® -

HerbMed® is an interactive, electronic herbal database that provides hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an evidence-based information resource for professionals, researchers, and general public.

Herb Research Foundation -

The Herb Research Foundation is the world's first and foremost source of accurate, science-based information on the health benefits and safety of medicinal plants. Founded in 1983 with a mission of herb research and public education, HRF remains committed to supporting the public's right to truthful information about the health benefits of herbs. What sets our work apart is our vast storehouse of information resources, including a specialty research library containing more than 300,000 scientific articles on thousands of herbs.

Holistic Health Care Online ™ -

This site lists Holistic Health Care Practitioners all over the word.

InteliHealth Vitamin and Nutrition Information - Harvard Medical School - -

Medical Herbalism ( -

Links to medical information and to any resource relevant to medicinal herbs or herbalism practiced a clinical setting, regardless of the medical tradition or system.

Medical Matrix -

Ranked, peer-reviewed, annotated, updated clinical medicine resources. Medical Matrix is a free directory of selected medical sites on the Internet. Each site listing has been carefully evaluated by reviewers from their panel of physicians and medical librarians. Medical Matrix lists only those sites that meet our criteria for information quality and site usability, with an emphasis on usefulness to healthcare practitioners.

MedLine Plus - Health Information -

Vitamin and Mineral Supplements. Information service of the National Library of Medicine.

MedWeb @ Emory University -

National Health Council -

National Health Council and its member organizations share a common objective: improving the health of all people, particularly those with chronic diseases and/or disabilities. Through communication, collaboration and consensus, the Council's member organizations -representing all segments of the health care industry -work to achieve this important objective.

The Natural Pharmacist -

In this Herbs and Supplements area, you will find the latest scientific information on natural remedies and their uses. This A-Z guide covers hundreds of herbs, vitamins, and supplements. See also The Natural Health Encyclopedia to look up conditions and drug interactions.

NOAH - New York Online Acccess to Health -

NOAH seeks to provide high quality full-text health information for consumers that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased. NOAH currently supports English and Spanish.

Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients -

WebMD Health -

Wellspring Media -

Created the in January, 1994 to provide television, video, print and online information that promotes the "total wellness" of mind, body and spirit.

WHO - World Health Organization -

The objective of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health, as defined in the WHO Constitution, is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. - is dedicated to providing the best in complementary and alternative medicine. All of their information is developed by a team of leading board- certified doctors and specialists.

Yahoo Alternative Health Care Directory -


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