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NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health - NCCIH

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. NCCIH is dedicated to exploring complementary and integrative health practices in the context of rigorous science, training complementary and integrative health researchers, and disseminating authoritative information to the public and professionals.

Review Date: Monday, October 05, 2015

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Beth Israel Medical Center - The Center for Health & Healing

The Center for Health and Healing at Beth Israel Medical Center provides integrative healthcare by primary care and specialty physicians and practitioners of diverse healing traditions. We also offer workshops, programs and healing sessions to help our patients and the community learn ways to optimize their health.

Review Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) Clearinghouse

The NCCIH Clearinghouse provides information on complementary health approaches and NCCIH, including publications and searches of Federal databases of scientific and medical literature. The Clearinghouse does not provide medical advice, treatment recommendations, or referrals to practitioners.

Review Date: Monday, October 05, 2015

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YMCA of the USA

The National Council of Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America, (The YMCA of the USA), is actively involved in improving spiritual, mental, and physical health through its over 2,000 local member associations. YMCA fitness and health programs are based on preventive health care activities designed to head off heart disease, stroke, and other afflictions before they begin to develop. Prevention programs designed for people of all ages include fitness testing, aerobic conditioning, health education, individual and group fitness regimens, and weight management. Programs geared to children in kindergarten through grade nine combine exercise with educational activities which teach cardiovascular health concepts. Prevention programs for adults offer fitness assessment and development of individualized programs for exercise and conditioning. Intervention programs include a program designed to prevent back pain and educational and rehabilitation programs for cardiac patients. Certification programs are offered for health and fitness instructors. Local YMCAs publish flyers announcing their health and fitness programs.

Review Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2009

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