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CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

What Is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)?

Many Americans use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in pursuit of health and well-being. This fact sheet presents an overview of CAM, types of CAM, and information on safety and regulation.

Review Date: January 25, 2013

NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Clearinghouse

Are You Considering Complementary and Alternative Medicine?

Find answers to questions and issues to consider when including Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in your health care.

Review Date: February 28, 2011

NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Clearinghouse

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