Understanding Complementary & Alternative Medicine

The Palm Beach County Library System proudly boasts a large collection of research materials. Thanks to this massive collection, we provide the community with resources regarding complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). With this information, we empower our community with the knowledge they need to make informed medical decisions. Below are a few of the medical papers and articles we offer access to, thoroughly checked for reliable and trustworthy (evidence-based) information:

CAM information from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Cancer Institute (NCI)


Cannabis and Cannabinoids (PDQ®)–Patient Version

CAM information from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

Complementary Approaches to Pain

Meditation & Mindfulness

Herbs at a Glance

Know the Science

MedlinePlus Herbs and Supplements

We also offer health and wellness classes and activities across all of our branches which include informative lectures and exercise! Check out the schedule here: Health & Wellness Activities