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250 of such resources are included in the book. These are just examples of resources awaiting you when you buy Ten Myths About Doctors.

  • Alternative Medicine Foundation, Inc.
    P.O. Box 60016
    Potomac, MD 20859-0016
    Phone: 301-340-1960
    FAX: 301-340-1936
    Providing consumers and professionals with responsible, evidence-based information on the integration of alternative and conventional medicine. A nonprofit organization, AMF, provides self-help solutions so people with chronic conditions increasingly turn to alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, herbs, mind/body techniques, homeopathy, massage, and more, to improve their quality of life.
    Web Site: http://www.amfoundation.org/

  • American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
    1995 Broadway - Second Floor
    New York, NY 10023-5860
    Phone: 212-362-7044
    ACSH, a consumer education consortium, covers a full spectrum of contemporary public health issues. ACSH's top priority is to help Americans distinguish between real and hypothetical health risks. ACSH aims to separate the leading causes of disease and death from the leading causes of unnecessary anxiety and tries to ensure that both individual health decisions and public policies are based on sound scientific evidence.
    Web Site: http://www.acsh.org/

  • Center for Patient Advocacy, The
    1350 Beverly Road, Suite 108
    McLean, VA 22101
    Phone: 703-748-0400 or 1-800-846-7444
    Web Site: http://www.patientadvocate.org/

  • CFIDS Association of America, Inc., The
    P.O. Box 220398
    Charlotte, NC 28222-0398v Phone: 800-442-3437
    Resource Line: 704-365-2343
    FAX: 704-365-9755
    Web Site: http://www.cfids.org/
    Advocacy, information and research on the mystifying illness known as Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS), also known as myalgic encephalopathy in some other countries. A new name change is in order and being worked upon at time of printing. "Chronic fatigue" is not all that this devastating and debilitating illness is all about. The CFIDS-Youth Alliance (CYA) is an affiliate group working to improve the lives of young persons with CFIDS by providing emotional and educational support, coping tips and medical information to them and their families. Web Site: http://www.cfids.org/youth.asp
    For a complete listing of CFIDS/FM organizations/resources, see The Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Resource Book and Life Planner Workbook, healing resources for patients, family and friends, by Dawn Hughes, (c) 2001, Universal Publishers/uPUBLISH.com. Web Site: http://www.upublish.com/books/hughes.htm or email her direct at DAWN5513@EXCITE.COM

  • Interstitial Cystitis Information Center
    1706 Briery Road
    Farmville, VA 23901-2556
    Phone: 434-315-0060
    FAX: 434-315-0291
    Since 1995, the ICIC, a volunteer organization, has provided information worldwide to Interstitial Cystitis patients on alternative noninvasive health care methods, specifically treating IC as an infection possibly needing longterm antibiotic therapy. A not-for-profit organization, its mission is to reach and help as many IC patients who may never have heard of this approach from their regular caregivers. Web Site: http://www.moonstar.com/~icickay

  • Women's Wellness
    657 Dolphin Road
    Fripp Island, SC 29920
    A site for the whole woman and her whole wellness. Breast Cancer and Menopause affect the whole woman. Treatment must include the whole body.
    Web Site: http://www.womens-wellness.com/


OTHERS ONLINE (with some information given)

  • Best Hospitals Finder
  • Search tool for rankings of U.S. hospitals from U.S News Online. Rankings are designed to assist in your search for the highest level of medical care. This Finder helps make that search even easier.
    Web Site: http://www.usnews.com/usnews/health/best-hospitals/tophosp.htm

  • Chronic Pain Relief Coalition (CPRC)
    Its mission is to educate patients and physicians about FDA approved medication. Advocacy Mission: Supports reform of laws, regulations and policies that prevent people in chronic pain from getting the narcotic or synthetic narcotic class drugs that they need to reduce their suffering to a level they can live with, restoring functioning and some dignity to their lives.
    Web Site: http://www.fortunecity.com/millenium/hibiscus/152/index2.html/

  • MedicineNet
    Medical dictionary in which you can look up specialized terms and extensive healthcare information.
    Web Site: http://www.medicinenet.com/

  • drugwatch
    Helping Consumers Affected by Dangerous Drugs
    Web Site: http://www.drugwatch.com/

OTHERS (with only Web Sites given)

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