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About.com - Alternative Medicine

  • About.com - Alternative Medicine

    Site contains general information on alternative medicine as well as sections on conditions and natural remedies; herbs and supplements; healthy recipes and diet info. Also included is an alternative medicine blog and a free newsletter.

    Category: 4-Star Rating, Other

Adams, Mike

  • Healing Food Reference

    Website is a database of common health conditions and the foods that prevent or improve those conditions. Very well cited, though often refer to secondary sources.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

  • Herb Reference

    Website is a database of common health conditions and the foods that can prevent or improve those conditions. Very well cited, though often refer to secondary sources.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

  • Natural News

    Articles on a wide range of health topics, not organized in a way to make it a resource for researching health issues.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

  • Natural Pedia

    The site is a reference guide organized by key health concepts, health conditions, nutrients, food and supplements, anatomy, as well as other areas. Information on each topic is pulled from relevant books and other resources, which are cited on the associated webpages.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

  • Nutrient Reference

    Website is a database of common health conditions and the nutrients that can prevent or improve those conditions. Very well cited.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

  • Supplement Reference

    Website is a database of common health conditions and the foods that can prevent or improve those conditions. Very well cited, though often refer to secondary sources.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Alliance for Natural Health-Europe

  • ANH-Europe.org

    Alliance for Natural Health International is an internationally active non-governmental organization working towards protecting and promoting natural approaches to healthcare through good science and good law. Its website is a key resource for those interested in natural health and efforts to educate about natural health and also protect it from hostile vested interests in Europe.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Alliance for Natural Health-International

  • ANHInternational.org

    The Alliance for Natural Health International (ANH-Intl) represents an international non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting natural and sustainable approaches to healthcare through good science and good law. It’s website is a key resource for those interested in natural health and efforts to educate about natural health and also protect it from hostile vested interests on an international level.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Alliance for Natural Health-USA

  • ANH-USA.org

    The Alliance for Natural Health USA (ANH-USA) is part of an international organization dedicated to promoting sustainable health and freedom of choice in healthcare through good science and good law. Its weekly newsletter covering the politics of natural health (national and state level) is a key resource. Archived articles provide a unique overview of natural health and its battle to win recognition against the opposition of the drug industry, the American Medical Association, and more often than not the US Food and Drug Administration, which is usually aligned with the drug industry and AMA.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

AltMedWeb

  • AltMedWeb.com

    Site offers articles and modality directory of practitioners; focuses on aromatherapy, energy healing, herbology, hypnotherapy, life coaching, massage therapy, and akashic records. Does not include medical citations to support various therapies.

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

Alternative Doctor

Alternative Medicine Angel

  • AltMedAngel.com

    A non-profit holistic site offering educational information and broad based research on various health conditions, medications, supplements and therapies. In addition, this site provides information on how to naturally improve overall health, strengthen the immune system, and slow the aging process. Information is diverse but the site is not logically organized, there are few medical citations to support health claims.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Alternative Medicine Channel

Alternative Therapies

American Academy of Environmental Medicine

  • AAEMonline.org

    The American Academy of Environmental Medicine is an international association of physicians and other professionals interested in the clinical aspects of humans and their environment. The Academy is interested in expanding the knowledge of interactions between human individuals and their environment, as these may be demonstrated to be reflected in their total health. The AAEM provides research and education in the recognition, treatment and prevention of illnesses induced by exposures to biological and chemical agents encountered in air, food and water.

    Category: Integrative Doctor Associations, Not Rated

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

  • Naturopathic.org

    The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians seeks to serve its members by advancing the profession of naturopathic medicine and preserving its integrity and transforming the healthcare system from a disease management system to a comprehensive health program incorporating the principles of naturopathic medicine. They believe that every American has the right to choose a naturopathic doctor and every naturopathic doctor has the opportunity to be a successful practitioner.

    Category: Integrative Doctor Associations, Not Rated

American College for Advancement in Medicine

American College of Nutrition

  • AmericanCollegeOfNutrition.org

    This is a professional association of nutritional educators, researchers, and practitioners trained at the PhD and Master’s level. It is notable, because, unlike other nutritional associations, it does not take funds from junk food companies or indeed from any companies. It is, therefore, the only truly independent voice for nutritional educators and researchers.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

American Holistic Medical Association

  • HolisticMedicine.org

    The American Holistic Medical Association serves as an advocate for the use of holistic and integrative medicine by all licensed healthcare providers. The AHMA is committed to increasing awareness and understanding of the natural healing tenets of holistic medicine and to link together those who wish to utilize and promote a holistic approach to conventional and integrative medicine.

    Category: Integrative Doctor Associations, Not Rated

American Nutrition Association

  • AmericanNutritionAssociation.org

    The American Nutrition Association is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization whose mission is to promote optimal health through nutrition and wellness education, educating both laypeople and professionals about the health benefits of nutrition and wellness. It has an excellent website.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Ames, Bruce (PhD)

  • BruceAmes.org

    Dr. Ames is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley, and a Senior Scientist at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI). He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and he was on their Commission on Life Sciences. He was a member of the board of directors of the National Cancer Institute, the National Cancer Advisory Board, from 1976 to 1982. He was the recipient of the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation Prize (1983), the Tyler Environmental Prize (1985), the Gold Medal Award of the American Institute of Chemists (1991), the Glenn Foundation Award of the Gerontological Society of America (1992), the Lovelace Institutes Award for Excellence in Environmental Health Research (1995), the Honda Prize of the Honda Foundation, Japan (1996), the Japan Prize, (1997), the Kehoe Award, American College of Occup. and Environ. Med. (1997), the Medal of the City of Paris (1998), the U.S. National Medal of Science (1998), The Linus Pauling Institute Prize for Health Research (2001), and the American Society for Microbiology Lifetime Achievement Award (2001).

    Category: Not Rated, Professionals

Ash, Richard (MD)

  • Ash Center for Comprehensive Medicine, The

    Site is limited to treatments dealing with the toxicity in the body that causes illness and fatigue. It also sells Pure Essentials products. Each condition is linked to a sub-section list of websites. Each website resource offers descriptive information regarding one or more ailments and conditions. Most sources are professional organizations, educational institutions and websites prepared by practitioners with knowledge of the condition.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Bandolier

  • Medicine.ox.ac.UK

    The alternative medicine resource of the journal, Bandolier, the site collects evidence based information on medical issues. Not comprehensive, so not a general resource for health conditions.

    Category: 4-Star Rating, Other

Baseline of Health Foundation

  • JonBarron.org

    The Baseline of Health Foundation (Jon Barron, Founder) provides extensive free online health information including natural health news and daily tips, health topics and programs, and a free bi-weekly natural health newsletter.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Bastyr Center for Natural Health

Bland, Jeffrey (PhD)

  • JeffreyBland.com

    Based in Gig Harbor, Washington, Dr. Jeffrey Bland has been an internationally recognized leader in the nutritional medicine field for over 25 years. Dr. Bland founded HealthComm International, Inc. in 1984, and served as its Chief Executive Officer until a merger with its strategic partner, Metagenics, in 2000. Dr. Bland currently serves at Chief Science Officer for Metagenics and President of MetaProteomics.

    Category: Not Rated, Professionals

Blaylock, Russell (MD)

  • BlaylockReport.com

    A nutritional biochemist and registered clinical laboratory director, Bland is a former professor of biochemistry at the University of Puget Sound, and was director of nutritional research at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine. With his wife, Susan Bland, MA, he founded the Institute for Functional Medicine. He is the author of numerous books for both the general public and for health professionals.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Brownstein, David (MD)

  • DrBrownstein.com

    David Brownstein, MD is a Board-Certified family physician and is one of the foremost practitioners of holistic medicine. He is the Medical Director of the Center for Holistic Medicine in West Bloomfield, MI. Dr. Brownstein has lectured internationally to physicians and others about his success in using natural hormones and nutritional therapies in his practice.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Camline

  • Camline.ca

    Evidence-based website on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for healthcare professionals . Organized by therapy and natural health product, and rates each by how effective it is for a particular health condition. Not easy to use for investigating a health condition, but a great reference with medical citations supporting each health claim.

    Category: 4-Star Rating, Other

Chet Day's Health & Beyond

  • ChetDay.com

    Chet Day's list of health articles by condition. Most articles reposted from other sites; therefore, are inconsistent in their documentation supporting health claims. Not a general resource for health issues.

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

Cochrane Library, The

  • TheCochraneLibrary.com

    Provides scientific citations to support evidence based medicine, both conventional and alternative. It is a review of the science behind various treatments, rather than a comprehensive source for health issues. Only summaries are free.

    Category: 4-Star Rating, Other

Collin, Jonathan (MD)

  • DrJonathanCollin.com

    Dr. Jonathan Collin is an MD specializing in adult medical care with emphasis on nutritional and alternative medicine. He has two offices in Western Washington. One is in Port Townsend, on the Olympic Peninsula. The other is in Kirkland, on the Seattle side of the Puget Sound. Patients with circulation disorders or toxic metal poisoning are considered for a special treatment known as EDTA Chelation Therapy.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Complementary Medical Association

  • The-CMA.org.UK

    Has information by health issue, as well as by therapies, remedies, supplements. Some articles are well cited, others not.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Conscious Choice

Consumer Health Organization of Canada

  • ConsumerHealth.org

    Most articles on health issues are excerpted from authors' books. Not very comprehensive in scope; therefore, not a general reference for health issues.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Continuum Center for Health & Healing, The

Cure Zone

  • CureZone.com

    Huge site of discussion groups/newsletters/blogs. List of health conditions with protocols for each, but no medical citations to support health claims.

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

Diagnose Me

Doctor's Medical Library, The

  • Medical-Library.net

    Dr. Ron Kennedy's site is useful to find alternative doctors and dentists. Articles are not grouped by health issue; therefore not a general resource for health conditions.

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

Drisko, Jeanne (MD)

  • KUMC.edu/SchoolofMedicine

    Drisko is director of integrative medicine and professor of orthomolecular medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The only integrative doctor on the faculty of a major medical school, she also runs a clinic within the medical center. Her clinic combines the best therapies from conventional medicine with integrative biomedical practices and mind-body therapies. She is a past president of the American College for Advancement in Medicine and a board member of ANH-USA.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Integrative Doctors

Earth Clinic

Ecomii

  • ecomii.com

    The website was created to address the need for a single credible and comprehensive resource for everything healthy and green. It includes sections on natural health and healthy living as well as blogs and tips on going green. A unique feature is a green dictionary and a scientific dictionary and encyclopedia.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Educate Yourself

  • Educate-Yourself.org

    Free educational forum dedicated to the dissemination of accurate information in the use of natural, non-pharmaceutical medicines and alternative healing therapies in the treatment of disease conditions. Not a general resource for health conditions, and lacks medical citations to support health claims.

    Category: 1-Star Rating, Other

F.A.C.T.

  • TheFacts.org

    Friends of Alternative and Complementary Therapies Society site. Its mission is to create a repository of health information that is factual, accessible, credible and ethical, and promote learning activities on alternative and complementary medicine through various media.

    Category: Not Rated, Other

Find A Nutritionist

  • FindANutritionist.com

    Site helps visitors find nutritionally oriented health care providers, has health news, helpful charts, e.g., glycemic index for various foods, but not a general resource for health issues.

    Category: 1-Star Rating, Other

Food and Life

  • FoodandLife.com

    Site focuses on foods and lifestyles that prevent/reverse osteoporosis, heart disease, cancer, dementia. Hard to read format, and information is not comprehensive, but there are some medical citations supporting health claims.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Gaby, Alan R. (MD)

  • DoctorGaby.com

    Dr. Gaby received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, his MS in biochemistry from Emory University, and his MD from the University of Maryland. He was in private practice for 17 years, specializing in nutritional medicine.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Hanaway, Patrick (MD)

  • FamilytoFamily.org

    Patrick Hanaway, MD, is the co-founder of Family to Family and the Chief Medical Officer of Genova Diagnostics. Dr. Pat earned his Bachelors degree in Molecular Biology at the University of Wisconsin in 1981 and went on to complete his Medical degree at the University of Washington (St. Louis) and his Family Practice residency training at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Pat's areas of research include muscle biology, neurochemisty, lipid metabolism, public health, preventative medicine, immunology, digestion and nutrition. Dr. Pat currently serves as the President-Elect of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine, and he lectures extensively on the clinical application of nutrition and genomics. His areas of specialty include digestion, oxidative stress, inflammation, hormone metabolism and achieving long-term wellness.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Healing Daily

  • HealingDaily.com

    Site includes blog style articles on many subjects including some health issues, with references at end of some articles, though not all health claims supported by medical citations. Health issues are limited; therefore not a general resource.

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

Health Action Network Society

  • HANS.org

    HANS (Health Action Network Society) is a Canadian natural health resource. It provides information on preventive medicine and natural therapeutics through its website, a reference library (materials are not free), Health Action magazine, the HANS e-Newsletters. Not much info on health issues, but has directory of medical resources (doctors, dentists, etc).

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

Health Sciences Institute

Health Supplements Information Service

  • HSIS.org

    Provides factsheets on vitamins and supplements; not a general resource for research on health conditions.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Healthy.net

  • Healthy.net

    Various experts in the fields of nutrition, fitness, medical self-care, wellness, natural health and alternative and complementary medicine provide information offered on site. List of health conditions with links to articles on each.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Herbal Healing

Hoffman, Ronald (MD)

  • DrHoffman.com

    Recognized as one of America's foremost complementary medicine practitioners. He is founder and Medical Director of the Hoffman Center in New York City, author of numerous books and articles for the public and for health professionals, and is host of the popular nationally-syndicated radio program Health Talk. He is active in several medical professional organizations, and is a past President of the country's largest organization of complementary and alternative doctors, the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM). He is a frequent guest on radio and TV, and is frequently quoted in popular magazines and newspapers. He is also called upon to lecture both to the public and to groups of medical professionals. On the personal side, his active lifestyle is an embodiment of the healthy principles he espouses.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Holistic Health Yellow Pages

  • FindHealer.com

    Site is a commercial directory for alternative medicine doctors and other resources, but includes a search function by ailment and treatments, as well as an encyclopedia. Emphasis is on selling products and services.

    Category: 1-Star Rating, Other

Holistic Internet Community, The

  • Holistic.com

    "The holistic internet community" has articles by modality or author, practitioners. Not a general resource for health conditions.

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

Holistic Online

Holistic WebWorks

Hyman, Mark (MD)

  • DrHyman.com

    Dedicated to identifying and addressing the root causes of chronic illness through a groundbreaking whole-systems medicine approach called Functional Medicine. He is a family physician, a four-time New York Times bestselling author, and an international leader in his field. Through his private practice, education efforts, writing, research, and advocacy, he empowers others to stop managing symptoms and start treating the underlying causes of illness, thereby tackling our chronic-disease epidemic. More about Dr. Hyman or on Functional Medicine.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Infoholix

  • Infoholix.net

    Commercial directory of complementary medicine and practitioners. Anyone can post information on therapies without vetting process; therefore, there is little medical science supporting health claims. Not a general resource for natural health information.

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

Information for Healthy Living

  • HealthNotes.info

    Subscription restricted website, it includes a list of health conditions, offers natural solutions and ranks their known effectiveness based on science.

    Category: Not Rated, Other

Informed Health Online

  • InformedHealthOnline.org

    Site publishes assessments of the effectiveness and efficiency of health care therapies and services. Not comprehensive in terms of health conditions, but includes science based articles and fact sheets.

    Category: 4-Star Rating, Other

International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology

  • IAOMT.org

    A network of dental, medical and research professionals who seek to raise the standards of scientific biocompatibility in the dental practice with information from the latest interdisciplinary research. IAOMT leads in the movement to eliminate toxic therapies in dentistry, including mercury and fluoride, promoting safer dentistry for the clinic and the environment.

    Category: Not Rated, Professional Associations

International College of Integrative Medicine

  • ICIMed.com

    The International College of Integrative Medicine is a community of dedicated healthcare professionals advancing emergent innovative therapies in integrative and preventive healthcare by conducting educational sessions, supporting research and publications and cooperating with other professional and scientific organizations, while always promoting the highest standards of practice.

    Category: Integrative Doctor Associations, Not Rated

International Health News

  • YourHealthBase.com

    Health news site that reviews journal articles on alternative, complementary, integrative and preventive medicine, specifically in regard to nutrition, supplements, exercise, and lifestyle factors. Has a database of journal article summaries by health condition. Well cited, but articles are not comprehensive nor logically ordered.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Internet Health Library

It's a Healthy New Age

Kennedy, David (DDS)

  • Mizar5.com

    Dr. Kennedy is the Past President of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology. His BA is in Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology from the University of Kansas (1967) and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery is from the University of Missouri (1971). He is a world lecturer to the dental profession on the safety of dental materials in the human body. His lectures include (among others) addresses to the World Health Organization, the American Dental Society of Europe, the German BGD, and Brazil Rio Eco-Odonto. More recently, in 1996 he was a presenter at the International Society for Fluoride Research XXI Conference on fluoride (Budapest), and in 1997 was involved in the Canadian Dental Association conference (Toronto) on the use of fluoride drops and tablets.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Lavalle, Jim (RPh)

  • JimLavalle.com

    A nationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, board certified clinical nutritionist, naturopathic doctorate, founder of LaValle Metabolic Institute, an interdisciplinary medicine facility in Cincinnati where he has served thousands of patients using his metabolic model for health. He also founded Integrative Health Resources 15 years ago, which is focused as a natural products industry consulting company. James has 27 years experience integrating natural therapies into various medical and business models. James is probably best known for his expertise in natural therapeutics application and drug/nutrient depletion issues.

    Category: Not Rated, Professionals

Life Extension Foundation

Linchitz, Richard (MD)

  • LinchitzWellness.com

    Dr. Linchitz has dedicated his life to medical health and patient care. After graduating with honors from Cornell University Medical College, he completed his residency at the famed University of California, San Francisco, Moffit Hospital.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Medfinds

  • Medfinds.com

    Resource site provides info on health conditions, supplements, drug interactions, and botanical medicine. A comprehensive resource for clinical information relating to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), as well as Provider and School Finders. Includes access to HealthNotes, for patient information, and Clinical Essentials, an evidence-based database offering the latest CAM research from key medical journals.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Mercola, Joseph (MD)

  • Mercola.com

    Dr. Mercola's natural health newsletter site includes informative articles organized by health topic. We would, however, like to see more citations.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Mindell, Earl (RPh, MH, PhD)

  • DrEarlMindell.com

    His professional education was strictly establishment when it came to vitamins. Dr. Mindell's courses in pharmacology, biochemistry, organic and inorganic chemistry, and public health hardly dealt with vitamins at all – except in relation to deficiency diseases. Lack of vitamin C? Scurvy. Out of B1? Beriberi. Not enough vitamin D? Rickets. His courses were the standard fare, with the usual references to a balanced diet and eating the “right foods” (all unappetizingly illustrated on semi-glossy charts).

    Category: Not Rated, Professionals

Moss, Ralph W. (PhD)

  • CancerDecisions.com

    The medical writer Ralph W. Moss, PhD, has written or edited twelve books and three film documentaries, mostly on the question of cancer research and treatment. He is a graduate of New York City public schools, New York University (BA, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1965) and Stanford University (MA, 1973, PhD, 1974, Classics). The former science writer and assistant director of public affairs at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York (1974-1977), for over 30 years Moss has independently evaluated the claims of various cancer treatments, conventional and nonconventional. He currently directs The Moss Reports, a periodically updated library of detailed reports on 200+ varieties of cancer diagnoses. Although not a medical doctor, he is noted for his critical acumen and is listed in Marquis Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in HealthCare, etc.

    Category: Not Rated, Professionals

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

  • NCCAM.nih.gov

    NIH's complementary and alternative medicine site is not very comprehensive either in terms of health issues covered or articles relating to the health topics. Therefore, it is not a general resource for health conditions.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Natural Healing Today

Natural Health and Longevity Resource Center

  • All-Natural.com

    Natural Health and Longevity Resource Center, has some content and links to other sites, documentation varies by article.

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

Natural Medical Treatments

Natural Medicine

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

Natural Products Foundation

Natural Solutions

  • NaturalSolutionsMag.com.

    Natural health magazine. The site is not well suited for researching specific health issues, though one could use its search function to review articles on various conditions (not to be confused with Natural Solutions Foundation).

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

Natural Standard

  • NaturalStandard.com

    This site is fee only and offers high quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.

    Category: Not Rated, Other

Naturopathic Medicine Network

Office of Dietary Supplements

  • ODS.od.nih.gov

    International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database provides access to bibliographic citations and abstracts from published, international, and scientific literature on dietary supplements. Best used in supplement search, not by health condition.

    Category: 4-Star Rating, Other

Oz, Mehmet (MD)

  • DrOz.com

    Oz is a cardiothoracic surgeon, author, and TV personality. He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine, and healthcare policy. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and medical books, has received several patents, and has performed more than 100 heart surgeries per year.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Patrick, Lyn (ND)

  • DurangoNaturalMedicine.com

    Lyn Patrick, ND graduated from Bastyr University in 1984 with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine. Doctors of naturopathic medicine are trained in all aspects of family health and wellness, from pediatrics to geriatrics. Licensed naturopathic physicians have attended a 4-year graduate level program at accredited institutions where they receive the same basic science education as their counterparts in regular medical school. In addition, they receive training in holistic, non-toxic therapies and develop skills in homeopathy, clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, acupuncture, and lifestyle counseling. Although Colorado does not currently license qualified naturopathic physicians, they are licensed in 15 states and the District of Columbia as well as all provinces in Canada.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Perricone, Nicholas (MD)

  • DailyPerricone.com

    Nicholas Perricone, MD is a board-certified dermatologist and world renowned healthy-aging expert. A brilliant scholar, Dr. Perricone completed medical school in just 3 years, graduating with distinction. He completed his internship in Pediatrics at Yale Medical School and his Dermatology Residency at Ford Medical Center. Dr. Perricone is regarded as the Father of the Inflammation Theory of Aging.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Praktikos Institute

Prevent Disease

  • PreventDisease.com

    Site promotes healthy lifestyle to prevent disease. Articles on diseases as well as fitness and prevention. Some articles are well referenced, but a lot of content is culled from other websites,with reference to original site given. Most treatments listed are based on conventional medicine.

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

Research Council for Complementary Medicine, The

  • RCCM.org.UK

    British site, reviews the published research in specific CAM therapies, has database to search. List of health conditions is not very comprehensive, but is a good site for certain issues and side effects. More about alternative therapies such as accupuncture, reflexology, homeopathy, osteopathy,and massage though some specific supplements discussed as treatments. More a source to confirm that scientific studies have been done to support natural health remedies, rather than a general resource on health issues.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Rowen, Robert (MD)

Savvy Patients

  • SavvyPatients.com

    Site collates information available on web relating to alternatives for various health issues, arranged by issue. Has a great list of doctors, integrative medicine centers, journals.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Schachter, Michael (MD)

  • MBSchachter.com

    The Center's director, Michael B. Schachter, MD, is a 1965 graduate of Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons. He is board certified in Psychiatry, a Certified Nutrition Specialist, and has obtained proficiency in Chelation Therapy from the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM). Dr. Schachter has more than 35 years experience in CAIM--Complementary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Science of Life

  • ScienceOfLife.com

    Site has detailed information on a limited number of health issues, includes conventional and alternative therapies. Articles have footnote numbers but no footnotes.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Sears, Al (MD)

  • AlSearsMD.com

    Articles on specific issues or supplements, with citations. As of 2010, issues are limited to anti-aging, brain health, sexual health, men's/women's health, fitness, heart health, pain relief, weight loss, nutrition.

    Category: 4-Star Rating, Other

Shallenberger, Frank (MD)

Share Guide

Siegel, Bernie (MD)

  • BernieSiegelMD.com

    Dr. Siegel, who prefers to be called Bernie, not Dr. Siegel, was born in Brooklyn, NY. He attended Colgate University and Cornell University Medical College. He holds membership in two scholastic honor societies, Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha and graduated with honors. His surgical training took place at Yale New Haven Hospital, West Haven Veteran’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He retired from practice as an assistant clinical professor of surgery at Yale of general and pediatric surgery in 1989 to speak to patients and their caregivers.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Simone, Charles B. (MD)

  • DrSimone.com

    During your life, there are people you would like to meet, and there are people you should meet. Meet now Charles B. Simone, Masters of Medical Science, Medical Doctor, Medical Oncologist, Immunologist, and Radiation Oncologist. He is the Founder of Simone Protective Cancer Center, and author of Cancer and Nutrition, A Ten Point Plan for Prevention and Cancer Life Extension; The Truth About Breast Health and Breast Cancer, Prescription for Healing; The Truth About Prostate Health and Prostate Cancer, Prevention and Cancer Life Extension; and HOW TO SAVE YOURSELF FROM A TERRORIST ATTACK. He has worked in cancer research and treatment since 1976.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Sinatra, Stephen (MD)

  • DrSinatra.com

    Dr. Stephen Sinatra realized his calling to medicine from an early age. As a boy growing up in New York, he was greatly affected by his mother's painful battle with diabetes, glaucoma, and eventual blindness. Though helpless in alleviating her suffering, he felt that as a doctor, he might be able to help others. He credits her illness with causing him to look deeper into himself, and helping him become the kind of doctor who truly cares about his patients.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

  • Heart, Health & Nutrition

    Website contains a number of articles on various health topics, which are not cited.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Print Newsletters

Townsend Letter

Understanding Alternative Medicine

Vita Guide

  • VitaGuide.org

    The site has non-commercial, evidence-based information website designed to provide consumers with education information, introductions and reviews on a variety of important vitamins and minerals. Information is organized by supplement, not health concern, so not a resource for researching specific health issues.

    Category: 3-Star Rating, Other

Vitamin D Council

  • VitaminDCouncil.org

    The Vitamin D Council is a nonprofit, tax-exempt educational corporation in the State of California, founded in 2003 by Executive Director John J. Cannell, MD, to educate about vitamin D and address worldwide vitamin D deficiency. It has a wealth of information and also is a repository of medical research articles about vitamin D.

    Category: 1-Star Rating, Other

Vitasearch

  • Vitasearch.com

    An Aisle7 site, the content is overseen by Dr. Alan R. Gaby. Includes a search engine for research in nutrition and alternative medicine.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Weil, Andrew (MD)

  • DrWeil.com

    Dr. Weil's site has a variety of articles organized by a short list of broad health topics. Articles are not supported by medical citations.

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

Wellness Possibilities

Wellsphere

  • Wellsphere.com

    A self-described "holistic" site, but most scientific factual pieces come from FDA, HHS, CDC. The rest of the info is mostly blog posts. There is a search by issue feature. Articles do not include medical citations to support health claims.

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other

West, Bruce (DC)

What Doctors Don't Tell You (WDDTY)

Whitaker, Julian (MD)

  • DrWhitaker.com

    Dr. Whitaker's site includes some articles on a limited number of specific health issues: memory, digestion, daily health, energy and immune system, blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol, vision, and hearing, but does not include medical citations to support health claims.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

  • Health & Healing

    Dr. Julian Whitaker's health newsletter area. Most information is limited to subscribers. His main site, www.drwhitaker.com, has information on various health issues.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Print Newsletters

  • WhitakerWellness.com

    Julian Whitaker, MD, graduated from Dartmouth College and received his medical training at Emory University Medical School. He is a member of the American Medical Association and is board certified in anti-aging medicine. A popular speaker and lecturer, Dr. Whitaker is the author of 13 best-selling books, including Reversing Heart Disease and Reversing Diabetes, and the author of the widely-read monthly newsletter, Health & Healing. Founder of the Freedom of Health Foundation, Dr. Whitaker is also a tireless crusader against abuses by the FDA and a champion for medical freedom.

    Category: Integrative Doctors, Not Rated

Whole Health MD

  • WholeHealthMD.com

    A natural health resource with articles written by Whole Health MD practitioners, which include references for each article. Also includes a reference library with information on specific therapies, supplements.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Williams, David (DC)

  • Alternatives

    Dr. David William's health newsletter area. Most information is limited to subscribers. His main site, http://www.drdavidwilliams.com, has information on various health issues.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Print Newsletters

World's Healthiest Foods - George Mateljan Foundation

  • World's Healthiest Foods

    The George Mateljan Foundation for the World's Healthiest Foods was established by George Mateljan to discover, develop and share scientifically proven information about the benefits of healthy eating, and to provide the personalized support individuals need to make eating The World's Healthiest Foods enjoyable, easy, quick and affordable.

    Category: 5-Star Rating, Other

Wright, Jonathan (MD)

Your Body Can Heal

  • YourBodyCanHeal.com

    Site provides information on a limited number of health conditions. Although it's an informational site, it only recommends one manufacturer's supplements. Not a general resource for health issues.

    Category: 2-Star Rating, Other