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Alternative and Complementary Medicine Directory
Comprehensive MedlinePlus directory of alternative therapies and lifestyle practices. Alternative medicine means treatments that you use instead of standard ones. Complementary medicine means nonstandard treatments that you use along with standard ones. Examples of CAM therapies are acupuncture, chiropractic and herbal medicines.

ECG Learning Center in Cyberspace
Online ECG learning program - useful for learning to decipher readouts authored by Dr. Frank Yanowitz for Dr. Alan Lindsay at the University of Utah.

Feng Shui Ultimate Resource
Dedicated since 1995 to helping Feng Shui shed its snake-oil-and-incense image.

Global Health Council
The world's largest membership alliance dedicated to improving health worldwide. Our diverse membership is comprised of health-care professionals and organizations that include NGOs, foundations, corporations, government agencies and academic institutions that work to ensure global health for all.

Healing Intent
Complementary health theory for taking control of one's health, healing & wellness. Articles, resources, discussions, featured therapists, news. Holistic health in body, mind, emotions and spirit.

Health Canada
The federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health. In partnership with provincial and territorial governments, Health Canada provides national leadership to develop health policy, enforce health regulations, promote disease prevention and enhance healthy living for all Canadians.

Health Links
Excellent free Research and Resource Site for Healthcare Consumers and Professionals Providing Links to Education, Healthcare, Dental and Medical Content, Hospitals, Employment, Products and Services.

Health Promotion Online (Ottawa)
Encouraging Canadians to take a more active role in their health is one way that Health Canada helps the people of Canada maintain and improve their health. Health Canada has many useful health promotion resources and guides that will aid health professionals and community leaders.

Health On the Net (HON) Foundation
The Internet has become one of the most widely-used communication media. With the availability of Web server software, anyone can set up a Web site and publish any kind of data which is then accessible to all. HON offers a Code of Conduct for reliable health information on the Internet.

Health Pyramid
Dr. Kathleen Hartford offers professional and valuable information, articles, and products for physical, emotional, and spiritual ease.

Herbs, Vitamins, and Mineral supplement Reference Guide
User-friendly guide to the nutritional requirements, actions, deficiencies and uses of all of the essential vitamins and minerals plus useful proven herbal remedies.

International Society for Mental Health Online: ISMHO
A non-profit corporation formed in 1997 to promote the understanding, use and development of online communication, information and technology for the international mental health community.

International Society of Yoga Science
Hatha yoga is one of the most familiar yoga practices in western society. Practicing yoga is associated with establishing harmony, equanimity, balance. It has been well-publicized in mainstream media, recommended to patients by their doctors, and praised by its many practitioners.

Internet Health Resources: Hardin Metadirectory
From the University of Iowa - a comprehensive directory of traditional and complementary health therapies, issues and condition overviews.

La Leche League International
Founded in 1956 by seven women who had learned about successful breastfeeding while nursing their own babies, La Leche League is the only organization with the sole purpose of helping breastfeeding mothers. Now 8,000 Leaders and 3,000 local Groups strong in the United States alone, La Leche League Groups meet regularly in communities worldwide to share breastfeeding information and mothering experience.

Mental Help Net
Officially launched in November 1995 by CMHC Systems chief John Paton , MHN has become one of the premier mental health sites on the web today. Directed by Mark Dombeck, Ph.D. since July, 1999, MHN is the most comprehensive source of online mental health information, news and resources.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
From the National Institutes of Health. "Our mission is to support rigorous research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), to train researchers in CAM, and to disseminate information to the public and professionals on which CAM modalities work, which do not, and why."

Self Help Magazine
one of the world's first mental health websites, established Nov. 1994. Please come in and benefit from the efforts of over 300 volunteer professionals. Use our resources, participate in discussion forums and subscribe to our FREE newsletter. Feel free to help yourself!

The Alexander Technique
The Alexander Technique is a method that works to change (movement) habits in our everyday activities. It is a simple and practical method for improving ease and freedom of movement, balance, support and coordination. The technique teaches the use of the appropriate amount of effort for a particular activity, giving you more energy for all your activities. It is not a series of treatments or exercises, but rather a reeducation of the mind and body.

Thrivenet
Learn how life's best survivors are made stronger and better by extreme adversity. Resilience and Survival case studies, information and resources.

Visible Human Project
A complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. The long-term goal of the Project is to produce a system of knowledge structures that will transparently link visual knowledge forms to symbolic knowledge formats such as the names of body parts.

World Health Organization (WHO)
The United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.




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