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the practice of medicine without the use of drugs

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The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), an institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), was created because consumers of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and health care practitioners wanted to know whether available alternative medical options were safe and effective.
The terms holistic medicine, alternative medicine and complementary medicine have often been used interchangeably.
Table 19: Europe 5-Year Perspective for Alternative Medicines
With an open-minded, scientific spirit, she examines the three most popular alternative medicines - acupuncture, healing and herbs.
She offers these services to clients, many of whom don't use alternative medicine themselves but are open to new therapies for their animals.
Morgan State University (MSU) is one of two universities nationwide (the other being Florida International University) which have been awarded Institutional Research Training (T-32) grants by the NIH--National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) to train minority researchers and practitioners approaches for conducting scientific research in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM).
Kreitzer feels alternative medicine is much more than just "a blip on the screen.
The Healthy Living Channel connects viewers with marketers of organic products, alternative medicines and natural health solutions who present unique offers and on-air purchase opportunities," said Wendy Borow-Johnson, president of The Healthy Living Channel.
Tea tree oil won over American consumers from the health food and alternative medicine markets in the 1990s, but only recently found shelf space with such ``mainstream'' retailers as nationwide department stores and specialty chains.
com/reports/c29187) has announced the addition of UK Complimentary & Alternative Medicines Market Development Report to their offering
Alternative medicines are broadly defined as therapeutic or preventive healthcare practices such as homeopathy, naturopathy, chiropractic, and herbal medicine.
Viewers who watch Sunday's episode of Seeking Solutions with Suzanne will be provided with an insider's look at alternative medicines, the pros and cons of these treatments, and what remedies might be best for each individual," said host Suzanne Roberts.
Adverse Drug Reactions to Alternative Medicines Have More
With countries like Japan requiring that alternative medicines be used prior to prescription medicines a much larger market is being created.
Dillard, a published author in the area of complementary and alternative medicines.
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