Natural Medicines

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Description: Natural Medicines is a peer-reviewed, evidence-based database that aggregates and synthesizes data on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary alternative and integrative therapies.

Access: Western University of Health Sciences authorized users only. Remote access via the proxy server available for currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff of WesternU.

Provider: TRC Healthcare

Subject Coverage:

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine

License Information:

Authorized Users

Authorized Users shall mean current faculty, staff, students and visiting faculty and students employed by or enrolled at the Subscriber who are physically present at a location owned or leased by the Subscriber and who have agreed to the terms of the License.

Authorized Sites

The authorized site covered in this license is Western University of Health Sciences only. For purposes of clarification, the following must obtain their own subscription and shall not be deemed a Subscriber or Authorized User under this Agreement; subsidiaries and affiliates of Subscriber, members of a group or consortium of which Subscriber is a part or operations related to Subscriber that are organized as a legal entity separate from Subscriber; individuals employed indirectly by Subscriber (such as, without limitation through a hospital, health care, medical or other facility operated by or affiliated with Subscriber but organized as a separate legal entity); and third-parties (including, without limitation, vendors, independent contractors, freelance writers, and self-employed individuals) that provide services to Subscriber.

Permitted uses

Natural Medicines grants to the Authorized Users of Subscriber, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited, revocable license to access, retrieve, and display the Database on an IP address restricted basis over the Secure Server, solely for Subscriber’s/Authorized User’s scholarly, research, educational and information use in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

Prohibited uses

Neither Subscriber nor any Authorized User shall use the Database in whole or in part for commercial sale, redistribution, commercial publication or re-purposing (including, without limitation, as a source for commercial publication in whatever form or media), broadcast or transfer, or for any other purpose or use not expressly permitted by the License. Except as expressly authorized in this Agreement, Subscriber and Authorized Users shall not rent, lease, sub-license, sell, distribute, transfer, copy, reproduce, display, modify, translate, store, create derivative works based on, allow access to, or time-share the Database, or any portions thereof, or modify, disable, attempt to circumvent, or otherwise interfere with any security, copy protection or similar feature of the Database or remove any proprietary notices, labels or marks embedded in or displayed with the Database or its content.

Remote Access

Authorized users must remotely access the Database through WesternU’s secure proxy server by authenticating with WesternU network credentials.

Privacy Policy:

Will only disclose to unaffiliated third parties:

  • To service providers
  • To third-party analytics providers to conduct marketing studies and data analytics
  • For business transfers

We may disclose your information to government authorities or third parties if:

  • You have given us permission to share your information
  • We are required by law
  • It is required for the reporting of continuing education credit to appropriate licensing bodies
  • We believe that it is reasonably necessary to protect against fraud, or to protect our property or other rights or those of other users of the Services, third parties, or the public at large
  • We believe you have abused a Service by using it to attack or gain unauthorized access to a system or to engage in spamming or other conduct that violates applicable laws or our terms and conditions.

Full policy: