7 June 1999
Some ethnobotanical links, specifically for Panama but with some other charms as well.

NIH Office of Alternative Medicine Specialty Research Centers

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Citation Index

HMS Beagle debate (need login and password to view)


Netting the Evidence: A ScHARR Introduction to Evidence Based Practice on the Internet - an alphabetized and annotated set of links. Maintained by Andrew Booth at the School of Health and Related Research at the University of Sheffield.

CAM Citation Index - a resource from the NCCAM containing MEDLINE entries related to alternative medicine. The index can be searched or browsed.

Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine - offers information for practitioners, patients, and researchers. Its Directory of Databases links to other Internet resources.

Scientific Review of Alternative Medicine - the Web site for this "peer-reviewed journal dedicated entirely to the scientific, rational evaluations of unconventional health claims." Includes online articles by debator Wallace Sampson, its editor.

Trends in Alternative Medicine Use in the United States, 1990-1997 - results of a national survey published in the alternative medicine issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, November 11, 1998.

Checking Up on Alternative Medicine - HMS Beagle Press Box discussing the challenges faced by journalists reporting on these issues. .

13 Aug
Medicinal Herb Garden at U. Washington