Tag Archives: Supplements

UMMC CAM

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Index What it is: The University of Maryland Medical Center’s Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Index. The UMMC Web site lets visitors search CAM topics by various categories and includes (on the top right side of the page) links to “Ask an Expert” as well as other general health resources. Where […]

Sloan-Kettering Integrative Medicine

Sloan-Kettering Integrative Medicine What it is:  the Web site for the Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. The Service was established in 1999 “to complement mainstream medical care and address the emotional, social, and spiritual needs of patients and families.”  Where it is:  http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/1979.cfm What you’ll find there:  Many excellent resources on alternative […]

Vitamin E Opened The Door

It all started with a dog’s nose. I used to be a confirmed skeptic – one of those people who scoffed at vitamins, minerals, herbs, supplements and “health stuff.”  I trusted conventional Western medicine to cure whatever might ail me, my family or my pets. They have pills for everything, right? If one pill couldn’t […]