Chung, Y. “What is Homeopathy?” Illinois Pediatrician. AAP Illinois Chapter newsletter Vol 27, no.3
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) of the National Institutes of Health (N I H) defines complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices and products that are not presently considered to be part of conventional Western medicine. From 2000 to 2002, the American Academy of Pediatrics convened and charged the Task Force on Complementary and Alternative Medicine to address issues related to its use in children and to develop resources to educate physicians, patients, and families.’ This is tt]e first of a series CAM articles that will cover some of the more common modalities currently being used in pediatrics.