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U.S. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Expanding the Horizons of Healthcare

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science; training CAM researchers; and disseminating authoritative information.

Our new logo is a contemporary design created to capture NCCAM's vision and energy, dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in a context of exacting science.

The NCCAM does not serve as a referral agency for various alternative medical treatments or individual practitioners. The NCCAM facilitates and conducts biomedical research.

The NIH cautions users not to seek the therapies described on these pages without the consultation of a licensed healthcare provider. Inclusion of a treatment or resource on the NCCAM Web site does not imply endorsement by the NCCAM, the NIH, or the Department of Health and Human Service (DHHS).

How to Reach NCCAM

NCCAM Clearinghouse
P.O. Box 8218
Silver Spring, Maryland 20907-8218
Toll Free: 1-888-644-6226
TTY/TDY: 1-888-644-6226
FAX: 1-301-495-4957

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