SIDEBAR: The ‘About Herbs’ Website 


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The “About Herbs” site (http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/integrative-medicine/about-herbs-botanicals-other-products) provides objective information for oncologists and health-care professionals, including a clinical summary for each agent and details about constituents, adverse effects, interactions, and potential benefits or problems.

  • Total number of hits to date: 15,790,000
  • Total number of visitors to date: 2,191,000
  • Average hits per day: 4,326
  • Voted among The New York Times’ top nine most important health 
  • information sites
  • Named one of the top five websites in medicine by Scientific American
  • in 2003 ■

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