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Products|Complementary and alternative therapies

Complementary and alternative therapies are medical products (e.g., cannabis, herbal therapies) and practices (e.g., yoga, tai chi, acupuncture) that are not part of standard medical care. Complementary medicine works in tandem with standard medical treatments to help manage side effects (i.e. cannabis for pain management) whereas alternative medicine is the use of these products and therapies in place of standard medical treatments. Read our products below for evidence and insights about how the health system building blocks are used to provide care using complementary and alternative therapies.