Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine
A global, interprofessional association of health professionals and organizations dedicated to integrative health and to transforming our health systems globally to include traditional, complementary and integrative health in universal healthcare for all.
Alternative Healthcare Options
AHO's mission is to integrate natural choices in health care through complementary and alternative medicine.
Alternative Medicine Resources
Links to other Internet sites with information about complementary and alternative medicine plus a search for a doctor.
Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine
Online publication of the scientific journal. This peer-reviewed journal is a forum for developing and sharing information concerning the practical use of alternative therapies to prevent and treat disease, heal illness, and promote health.
Contains information on complementary and Alternative Medicines in veterinary care. Includes therapeutic information concerning homeopathy and nutritional support as well as herbs.
American Association for Health Education
Preserving and improving health through education by encouraging communication between the organization, schools, communities, professionals, and the public.
American Association of Drugless Practitioners
This organization promotes an enhanced professional image and prestige among practitioners of traditional and non-traditional therapies and methodologies. Includes MDs, NDs, DCs, OMDs, PhDs, DDs, RNs, Herbalists, and other "drugless" practitioners.
American Association of Naturopath Physicians
This association’s website offers resources and information regarding disease prevention and health restoration, as well as curricula for naturopathic medical schools, and links to other organizations that work to transform the medical paradigm from disease management and managed costs to true healthcare (and thus the greatest cost-effectiveness).
American Association of Oriental Medicine
The oldest national organization representing the individual practitioner of Oriental Medicine, pledging to honor and support the integrity of Oriental Medicine by advocating excellence in professional standards. They protect the philosophy, science and art of Oriental Medicine along with the empowerment of members to insure the survival and advancement of Oriental Medicine legislatively and via public relations in the U.S.A.
American Association of Poison Control Centers
The American Association of Poison Control Centers represents the nation's 55 poison centers that provide the country with expert, 24/7, free services through the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 and PoisonHelp.org.
American Cancer Society: Alternative Therapies
General information on non-traditional methods of diagnosing, preventing, or treating cancer or its symptoms.
American Health Foundation
This organization focuses on disease prevention by conducting interdisciplinary programs in basic research, clinical research and service, and public education.
American Heart Association
Educating about and fighting heart disease for almost 100 years.
American Herbalists Guild
Professional organization for herbalists that offers membership and certification to trained herbalists.
American Holistic Health Association
AHHA was established in 1989 in response to a request from holistic practitioners for an organization to educate the American public about a holistic approach to creating wellness. AHHA promotes enhancing health and well-being through personal responsibility, considering the whole person (physical, emotional, mental, spiritual), wellness-oriented lifestyle choices, and active participation in personal health decisions and healing.
American Holistic Nurses Association
This association believes that nursing is an art and a science and its primary purpose is to assist others toward the wholeness inherent within them. The purpose of AHNA is to renew and enhance the art of nurturing and caring for the whole person.
Ask Dr. Weil
Information on natural health and wellness.
Australian Traditional Medicine Society
The mission of ATMS is to promote, represent, and support professional practitioners of natural medicine occupations who are encouraged to pursue the highest ideals of professionalism in their natural medicine practice and education.
Benson-Harry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
The Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine (BHI) at Massachusetts General Hospital is dedicated to research, teaching and clinical application of Mind Body Medicine and its integration into all areas of health.
Center for Integrative Medicine
Started in 1998, the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine (SCIM) is committed to evidence-based practices. We are here to help you live more fully, cope better with your medical condition, control symptoms, and participate more fully in your medical care.
European Herbal & Traditional Medicine Practitioners Association
The EHTPA is an umbrella body that represents professional associations of herbal/traditional medicine practitioners offering variously western herbal medicine, Chinese herbal medicine, Ayurveda, and traditional Tibetan medicine.
European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy
ESCOP produces reviews of the therapeutic use of leading herbal medicinal products or herbal drug preparations based on scientific evidence and on leading expertise across Europe.
FDA (US Food and Drug Association) Dietary Supplements Homepage
FDA regulates both finished dietary supplement products and dietary ingredients. FDA regulates dietary supplements under a different set of regulations than those covering "conventional" foods and drug products.
Foundation for Accountability
From 1995 to 2004, the Foundation for Accountability (FACCT), a national nonprofit organization, advocated for an accountable heath care system in which consumers play an active role in shaping the delivery of care. This is an archive site of the work FACCT did.
Find screening tests and vaccines.
Integrated Healthcare Association
A nonprofit business league, funded by the healthcare industry to make the system work better for everyone. IHA envisions a future where providers can focus on delivering care, health plans can focus on serving their customers, purchasers can feel confident they’re getting the most value for their money, and where patients can ultimately get the best possible care at an affordable price.
International Herb Association
IHA is a professional trade association providing education, services, and development opportunities for those in small scale herbal endeavors.
MD Anderson - Integrative Medicine Program
The Integrative Medicine Program engages patients and their families to become active participants in improving their physical, psycho-spiritual and social health. The ultimate goals are to optimize health, quality of life and clinical outcomes through personalized evidence-based clinical care, exceptional research and education.
Our mission is to improve patient care with comprehensive clinical information and resources essential to physicians and healthcare professionals.
Midwives Alliance of North America
The mission of the Midwives Alliance of North America is to unite, strengthen, support and advocate for the midwifery community and to promote educational, economic, and cultural sustainability of the midwifery profession.
National Center for Alternative and Complementary Medicine
The NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) conducts and supports basic and applied research and training and disseminates information on complementary and alternative medicine to practitioners and the public.
National Center for Health Statistics
The mission of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is to provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. As the Nation’s principal health statistics agency, NCHS leads the way with accurate, relevant, and timely data.
National Center for Homeopathy
The National Center for Homeopathy (NCH) provides education and builds awareness while advocating for access to homeopathy as an effective and affordable system of medicine.
National Health Council
Founded in 1920, the National Health Council brings diverse organizations together to forge consensus and drive patient-centered health policy.
Informational site for the UK's National Health Service
North American Registry of Midwives
The North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) is an international certification agency whose mission is to establish and administer certification for the credentialed "Certified Professional Midwife" (CPM).
Society for Economic Botany
This U.K. society fosters and encourages scientific research, education, and related activities on the past, present, and future uses of plants, and the relationship between plants and people. Research results are available to the scientific community and the general public through meetings and publications.
Society for Medicinal Plant Research
This international society advances research and science in the field of medicinal plants. Their goals are the organization of scientific meetings, the financial support of research work, support of the scientific journal "Planta Medica: Natural Products and Medicinal Plant Research," cooperation with organizations pursuing similar aims, the scientific counseling of public institutions, and other measures serving the purposes of the Society.
The Research Council for Complementary Medicine
The RCCM promotes research that will widen the availability of and access to safe and effective complementary medicine for patients within the National Health Service in the UK, to help prevent disease and improve patients' health and quality of life.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center: Complementary/Integrative Medicine Education Resources
The MD Anderson Integrative Medicine Program engages patients and their families to become active participants in improving their physical, psycho-spiritual and social health. The ultimate goals are to optimize health, quality of life and clinical outcomes through personalized evidence-based clinical care, exceptional research and education.
University of Maryland Women's Health
The University of Maryland Medical Center provides expert, comprehensive services for women of all ages and backgrounds in a comfortable, supportive environment.
Dedicated to expert health advice and information, includes information for both the consumer and healthcare professional. The WebMD Content Staff blends award-winning expertise in content creation, community services, expert commentary, medical review, and aggregation of licensed resources to give site users a variety of ways to find what they are looking for.
Women's Health Education Center
The Women’s Health Education Center (WHEC) at UNC Hospitals exists to positively impact women’s health status, their level of understanding about health concerns and their ability to partner with their providers about care options. The goal is to provide accurate, accessible and timely information for any woman served by the UNC Health Care System or who resides in the state of North Carolina.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
The WIC program mission is to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.
World Health Organization
The objective of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health, as defined in the WHO Constitution, is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.