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Medical News & Perspectives
February 23, 2000

New Center Director States "Complementary" Agenda

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JAMA. 2000;283(8):990-991. doi:10.1001/jama.283.8.990-JMN0223-2-1

Rockville, Md—The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is developing an ambitious program of expanded research, training, and career development with the goal of incorporating complementary and alternative (CAM) medical practices that have been proven safe and effective into mainstream medicine. Center Director Stephen E. Straus, MD, outlined the program here at a meeting of the advisory council.

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