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1998 Press Releases

Appropriations Bill Establishes the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
11/03/98

The recent passage of the 1999 Omnibus appropriations bill, which was signed by the President of the United States on October 21, 1998, established the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)–formerly the Office of Alternative Medicine (OAM).

Chiropractic Consortium Becomes OAM's Eleventh Research Center
03/03/98

The NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) have awarded a research grant to support the first federally funded Center for Chiropractic Research.