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Background Info: Background information can be found in reference material and books provide detailed information about specific topics.
Article Databases: Use key biology databases to find new and old journal articles.
Statistics & Data: Use to find data and statistics related to alternative and complementary medicine
Websites: Online resources including associations, organizations and other online teaching and learning materials.
Citations: Learn to organize your citations for easier access and properly cite in various formats.
PubMed This link opens in a new window
Comprises more than 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Natural Medicines This link opens in a new window
Natural Medicines is an authoritative resource on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies.
Alt HealthWatch This link opens in a new window
Academic, professional and consumer Information on complementary, alternative and integrated approaches to health care and wellness, including vegetarianism, massage, medicinal herbs, yoga, homeopathic medicine, hypnosis, Chinese medicine, aromatherapy, and acupuncture.
CAM on PubMed This link opens in a new window
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the NLM partnered to index articles on complementary medicine. This research data has been added to the larger PubMed database. CAM on PubMed is a subset of PubMed and is searched through restricting PubMed searches to those items indexed as "related to complementary and alternative medicine". Access CAM on PubMed through this link to be automatically directed to the full text resources available only to students, faculty and staff at the Auraria Campus. Non-Auraria patrons use this access point to search the public version of the CAM on PubMed index.
Health and Medicine This link opens in a new window
Index to magazines and journals in the health and related fields, many articles available online. Provides access to the full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the personal health information sources in the Health Reference Center.
National Center for Health Statistics
NCHS is the federal governments principal vital and health statistics agency. NCHS provides data on vital events (birth and mortality) as well as information on health status, lifestyle and exposure to unhealthy influences, onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use of health care. The National Survey of Family Growth also includes information on family life, marriage and divorce, pregnancy, infertility, use of contraception, and men's and women's health.
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