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Session: Growing Prevalence of Alternative and Complementary Health Practices: Obstacles and Opportunities for Health Professionals and Consumers
5091.0: Wednesday, November 10, 2004: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
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Growing Prevalence of Alternative and Complementary Health Practices: Obstacles and Opportunities for Health Professionals and Consumers
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Ping Hu Johnson, MD, PhD, CHES
12:30 PMExemplary studies of complementary and alternative medicine  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jan L. Wallander, PhD, Elizabeth McKean, MA, Thomas Wells, PhD, Tabitha Benner, MPA
12:45 PMUse of Conventional and Complementary Medicine and Alternative Medical Services: A Comparison of Four Types of Users  [ Recorded presentation ]
Rebecca Tanner, MA, Felicia B. LeClere, PhD
1:00 PMComplementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use for weight loss and control: Results from a national survey
Patricia A. Sharpe, PhD, MPH, Joan M. Conway, PhD, RD, Barbara E. Ainsworth, PhD, MPH, Joel E. Williams, MPH
1:15 PMDonít ask, donít tell? CAM use by African Americans and disclosure to healthcare providers  [ Recorded presentation ]
John F. Yannessa, MS, Alice Lindeman, PhD, RD, E. Lisako Jones-McKyer, PhD, MPH
1:30 PMAfrican Americans' use of herbs and supplements: Which ones are used? Are health care providers told?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Alice Lindeman, PhD, RD, John F. Yannessa, MS, E. Lisako Jones-McKyer, PhD, MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices
Endorsed by:American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Chiropractic Health Care; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA