The C.A.M. Report
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fair, Balanced, and to the Point
  • About this web log

    This blog ran from 2006 to 2016 and was intended as an objective and dispassionate source of information on the latest CAM research. Since my background is in pharmacy and allopathic medicine, I view all CAM as advancing through the development pipeline to eventually become integrated into mainstream medical practice. Some will succeed while others fail. But all are treated fairly here.

  • About the author

    John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at, a complementary and alternative medicine website.

  • Common sense considerations

    The material on this weblog is for informational purposes. It is not medical advice or counsel. Be smart, consult your health professional before using CAM.

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    Natural Standard: The Authority on Integrative Medicine

    While searching the Internet I came across the Natural Standard website. Natural Standard is an “international research collaboration that aggregates and synthesizes data on complementary and alternative therapies.”

    I spoke with a representative who gave me a tour of the site, which requires a subscription for access. Not cheap, but based on what I saw, it is an extensive and well documented resource.

    There is also a free monthly newsletter.

    7/7/0610:46 JR

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