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Alt HealthWatchVCU VIVA
Full-text articles on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Book excerpts are also included.
AMED - Allied and Complementary MedicineVCU
Bibliographic database that covers complementary medicine, palliative care, and professions allied to medicine such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, and more.
Covidence (Pilot access provided until Dec 2025)
Covidence is a collaborative tool that streamlines systematic review workflows for screening, data extraction, and quality assessment. See instructions for requesting an account.
Natural Medicines (Formerly Natural Standard)VCU
Evidence-based, peer-reviewed information on complementary and alternative medicine treatments. Includes interactions and adverse effects as well as evaluation of therapies for specific conditions, herbs and supplements, and diet therapies.
Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900VCU
19th century print materials on health and medicine aimed at the general public, including advertisements, educational texts, writings on preventative medicine, ephemera, 'self-help' guides, and other primary sources.
The National Library of Medicine's (NLM) foremost biomedical and life sciences database. Includes citations and abstracts from MEDLINE, life sciences journals, and online books.