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Notes from the Field: November, 2019

Nature Cure Clinical Pearls Jared L. Zeff, ND, VNMI, LAc The following is a not an article prepared for a medical journal. Not every statement of fact is cited or referenced. This is a commentary on the medicine, a running set of observations about practice in the field. It’s not meant to be a peer-reviewed […]

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Dialing Up the Vis, Part 2

The Vital Conversation James Sensenig, ND This is the second part of a 3-part article from The Vital Conversation that took place on June 22, 2016. It is part of a new series of articles in NDNR based on transcripts of conversations that occurred on Wednesdays for several years and were hosted by Jim Sensenig, […]

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Fertility in Primary Care: A Case Study

Naturopathic Perspective Erin Westaway, ND Infertility is typically diagnosed after a couple has not been able to conceive or maintain a pregnancy after several months of unprotected, well-timed intercourse. For women under age 35, the diagnosis is typically not given until 12 months of trying to conceive; for women over 35 years of age, the […]

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Endocrine Impacts of Mycotoxins

Tolle Causam Lauren Tessier, ND There has been a groundswell of information recently about mold, mycotoxins, and their impacts on health. Many in the allopathic community are familiar with fungal allergies and fungal infections but are much less familiar with, or even convinced of, the more controversial illness of mycotoxicosis and Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome […]

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Infertility Case Study: It’s Usually Never Just 1 Thing

Tolle Totum Reena Singh, ND Infertility affects 1 out of 8 couples1 and can be a sign of other imbalances and deficiencies in the body. When HG presented to my office, she was a 38-year-old woman who had been trying to get pregnant for 12 years. She had already suffered through 11 failed in-vitro fertilization […]

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Naturopathic Fertility Care: Five Common Missteps Made by Naturopathic Physicians

Docere Khivan Oberoi, ND The reality of infertility is upsetting on an individual level, and the statistics and projections of growth on a population basis are quite alarming. One in 8 couples and over 7.4 million women in the United States will seek assistance to grow their families.1 An estimated 1.7% of all children born […]

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A Surprising Menopause Case Study, Part 2

Tolle Totum Deborah McKay, ND In Part 1 of this case study, published in December 2019, I wrote about a 50-year-old woman who presented in January 2019 with a laundry list of health complaints. Some were chronic, such as recurrent sinus infections, GI disturbances, depression/anxiety, and symptoms of low thyroid function (she had untreated Hashimoto’s). […]

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Adrenal Fatigue: Environmentally Induced Adrenal Hypofunction?

Tolle Causam Andrea Gruszecki, ND Normal adrenal gland function is essential during acute and chronic stress responses.1 Although commonly used, the term “adrenal fatigue” is not considered a diagnosable illness by allopathic medicine, perhaps because the effects of bioaccumulated background toxic exposures are not usually considered by allopathic physicians.2,3 The available evidence indicates that adrenal […]

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Love & Male Factor Infertility: What’s Oxytocin Got to Do with It?

Tolle Totum Breanna M. Guan, ND Oxytocin has rightly claimed its name as the hormone of love, with its essential role in birth, bonding, milk production, and feeding. We now know how important oxytocin is for social and emotional development in newborns and children and relational bonding between partners and friends. However, the focus on […]

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Prolozone

Regenerative Medicine Fred G. Arnold, DC, NMD Prolozone therapy shall be the second in our series of discussions about regenerative joint injection procedures. Prolozone is another misunderstood and often-overlooked treatment for painful musculoskeletal conditions.  In the 1970s, Dr Alexander Balkany used ozone injections to treat tendon and muscle pain in Zurich, Switzerland.1 However, the use […]

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Naturopathic Medical Education: So far, we’ve only just begun

Education David J. Schleich, PhD  Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.  (Neils Bohr) In the widening circle of inter-professional medical education, there is a startling statistic afoot. Dr Michael Pitt, from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, explains, “In 1950, the estimated amount of time … to double medical knowledge was 50 […]

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Dementia: How to Measure, Monitor, and Reverse It

Tolle Causam Decker Weiss, NMD, FASA It is debatable whether dementia is on the rise. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, brain disease and dementia are on the rise across all 50 US states, with an estimated 5.5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s.1 Statistically, “someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s dementia every 66 seconds.”1 However, recent […]

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Homeopathic Treatment of LRIs : Correlations between Historical Cured Cases & Modern Research

Vis Medicatrix Naturae Nazanin Vassighi, ND Michael Lehman, ND “How does homeopathy really work? And how do we know that it was actually the ‘remedy’ that brought resolution to the diseased patient?” These questions are valid inquiries often raised by naturopathic medical students, practitioners, patients, and skeptics alike. This editorial will attempt to shed some […]

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Postmenopausal Hot Flashes: Natural Treatments

Student Scholarship – Honorable Mention Case Study Ashley Segal Baljit Khamba, ND, MPH Hot flashes are one of the most common symptoms experienced by women during menopause. However, hot flashes may occur during the premenopausal, perimenopausal, and postmenopausal periods, and are reported by 80% of all women in the United States.1 Episodes generally begin with […]

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Naturopathic Approach to Dementia

Tolle Totum Sara Thyr, ND Most people have been affected by someone with dementia, either a family member or a close friend, or possibly a patient. There are few illnesses that create such exquisite hardship with family and friends. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, consisting of 60-80% of cases.1 In […]

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Human Papillomavirus: A Brief Review Beyond Cervical Cancer

Tolle Causam Jessica Moore, ND, FABNO Over 15% of human cancers can be attributed to infectious agents, and current research suggests that 1/3 to 1/2 of these cases may be due to infection by human papillomaviruses (HPVs). This group is composed of over 150 related double-stranded DNA viruses. They are transmitted through skin-to-skin or skin-to-mucosa […]

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Walk a Mile

Similar Thought Joseph Kellerstein, DC, ND Today I want to present a simple example of a case helped by homeopathy. This case is typical of a day’s work, and as a naturopathic doctor I could not do without it. The Patient June is an active lady in her early 70s. After consulting over the years […]

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Age & Food Reactivity: Examining the Correlations

Tolle Causam Chad Larson, NMD, DC, CCN, CSCS Over the years, we’ve learned more about the ways our bodies react to specific foods, and even the ways in which specific foods are prepared. We’ve successfully spotlighted common foods and environmental triggers of autoimmune reactions, intolerance, sensitivities, you name it. However, awareness levels are decidedly lower […]

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Dr Graves, We Can Heal Your Disease

Docere  Heather Herington, BSc, NMD, DHANP There’s nothing like having your own “incurable” disease to sense the impact of naturopathic medicine, especially when you – a naturopathic doctor – have been taught to not treat it. You figure there has to be more to that story. At the time, although feeling great and with labs […]

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Association Spotlight: PsychANP

Naturopathic News  CARLO CALABRESE, ND, MPH  Human health cannot be understood or optimized without considering the foundational roles that brain and mind play in our embodiment. Health, from the individual to our planetary context, depends on biological, psychological, social, and spiritual parameters – together, the definition of ‘holistic.” Its complexity leads to great challenges in arraying and improving the […]

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Parkinson’s Disease: Getting to the Root Causes

Naturopathic Perspective Greg Eckel, ND, LAc In 1817, James Parkinson published an essay on The Shaking Palsy. In 1911, levodopa was first synthesized by Casimir Funk, though it didn’t enter into clinical practice until 1967. The first large study on its positive effects in people with Parkinson’s disease was published in 1968. Fast-forward to present […]

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The AANMC at 20: Crossing to the Next Decade

Education David J. Schleich, PhD Since 2001 the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC) has been promoting the naturopathic profession in North America from its educational perch. One top-of-mind focus all this time has been recruitment of new cohorts of students. In the decade just winding down, the AANMC has developed and deployed abundant, […]

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Holistic Use of CBD for Acne

Integrative Cannabis Rob Streisfeld, NMD Don’t judge a book by its cover. I am sure you’ve heard this phrase many times, but if the cover being referred to is the health of a person’s skin, you might actually understand that what’s inside has a direct relationship to the outside. Having suffered from acne myself when […]

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New Vector Borne Viral Threat – Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Node Smith, ND Although eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne illness, has existed for centuries, 2019 has been a particularly deadly year for the disease in the United States. As of November 12, 36 confirmed cases of EEE had been reported by eight states; 13 of these cases were fatal. In a new commentary in […]

Intermittent Fasting for Cardiac Catheterization Patients

Node Smith, ND, While Intermittent fasting may sound like another dieting craze, the practice of routinely not eating and drinking for short periods of time has shown again to lead to potentially better health outcomes. Could patients who practice intermittent fasting be less likely to get diagnosed with heart failure? In a new study by […]

We Tend to ‘Copy’ Our Friends’ Eating Habits

Node Smith, ND The research, by Aston University’s School of Life and Health Sciences, found that study participants ate an extra fifth of a portion of fruit and vegetables themselves for every portion they thought their social media peers ate. So, if they believed their friends got their ‘five a day’ of fruit and veg, […]

How is Breathing Related to ‘Free Will?’

Node Smith, ND Do you inadvertently make decisions because you are hungry or cold? In other words, does the brain’s processing of internal bodily signals interfere with your ability to act freely? Interesting question: Does the brain’s processing of internal bodily signals interfere with your ability to act freely? This line of thinking is at […]

Could Women’s Hygiene Products be a Source of Toxic Chemicals in Blood?

Node Smith, ND Women who use a vaginal douche could be at a higher risk of exposure to potentially dangerous chemicals, according to a University of Michigan study that looked at the correlation between the use of female hygiene products and the levels of volatile organic compounds in women’s blood. Study found a significant association […]

Physician Burnout and the Patient Relationships

Node Smith, ND Physician Burnout and Meeting Patient’s Social Needs Twenty-nine primary care clinicians provided insight into the relationship between patient social needs and physician burnout through semi-structured interviews. Four key themes appeared throughout these interviews: (1) burnout can affect how clinicians evaluate their clinic’s social needs resources; (2) unmet social needs affect practices by […]

Warning for Using Probiotics in ICU Settings

Node Smith, ND It’s become common for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), both children and adults, to receive probiotics. Often, they are started at home to counteract diarrhea caused by antibiotics. There is also interest in using probiotics proactively in the ICU. A large multicenter clinical trial in Canada is testing whether probiotics […]

Not All Industrialized Countries Experiencing Opioid Crisis

Node Smith, ND In 2016, 10 times as many Americans as Germans died as a result of drug overdoses, mostly opiates. Three times as many Americans as Germans experienced opioid addiction. Even as the rates of addiction in the U.S. have risen dramatically in the past decade, Germany’s addiction rates have been flat That contrast, […]

Depression in Adults Associated with Nutrition

Node Smith, ND Your diet can put you at risk of depression, according to a new study. The study also found that the likelihood of depression is higher among middle-aged and older women who were immigrants to Canada when compared to Canadian-born women. Could your diet be making you depressed? Or are you depressed because […]

Depression in Parents May Cause Health Problems for Children

Node Smith, ND When parents suffer from depression, kids may be at risk for physical health problems in young adulthood, according to a study from researchers including the University of Georgia’s Katherine Ehrlich. Results revealed association between parental depression and youth metabolic syndrome The results revealed an association between parental depression and youth metabolic syndrome; […]

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New Vector Borne Viral Threat – Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Node Smith, ND Although eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne illness, has existed for centuries, 2019 has been a particularly deadly year for the disease in the United States. As of November 12, 36 confirmed cases of EEE had been reported by eight states; 13 of these cases were fatal. In a new commentary in […]

Intermittent Fasting for Cardiac Catheterization Patients

Node Smith, ND, While Intermittent fasting may sound like another dieting craze, the practice of routinely not eating and drinking for short periods of time has shown again to lead to potentially better health outcomes. Could patients who practice intermittent fasting be less likely to get diagnosed with heart failure? In a new study by […]

We Tend to ‘Copy’ Our Friends’ Eating Habits

Node Smith, ND The research, by Aston University’s School of Life and Health Sciences, found that study participants ate an extra fifth of a portion of fruit and vegetables themselves for every portion they thought their social media peers ate. So, if they believed their friends got their ‘five a day’ of fruit and veg, […]

How is Breathing Related to ‘Free Will?’

Node Smith, ND Do you inadvertently make decisions because you are hungry or cold? In other words, does the brain’s processing of internal bodily signals interfere with your ability to act freely? Interesting question: Does the brain’s processing of internal bodily signals interfere with your ability to act freely? This line of thinking is at […]

Notes from the Field: November, 2019

Nature Cure Clinical Pearls Jared L. Zeff, ND, VNMI, LAc The following is a not an article prepared for a medical journal. Not every statement of fact is cited or referenced. This is a commentary on the medicine, a running set of observations about practice in the field. It’s not meant to be a peer-reviewed […]

Dialing Up the Vis, Part 2

The Vital Conversation James Sensenig, ND This is the second part of a 3-part article from The Vital Conversation that took place on June 22, 2016. It is part of a new series of articles in NDNR based on transcripts of conversations that occurred on Wednesdays for several years and were hosted by Jim Sensenig, […]

Fertility in Primary Care: A Case Study

Naturopathic Perspective Erin Westaway, ND Infertility is typically diagnosed after a couple has not been able to conceive or maintain a pregnancy after several months of unprotected, well-timed intercourse. For women under age 35, the diagnosis is typically not given until 12 months of trying to conceive; for women over 35 years of age, the […]

Endocrine Impacts of Mycotoxins

Tolle Causam Lauren Tessier, ND There has been a groundswell of information recently about mold, mycotoxins, and their impacts on health. Many in the allopathic community are familiar with fungal allergies and fungal infections but are much less familiar with, or even convinced of, the more controversial illness of mycotoxicosis and Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome […]

Infertility Case Study: It’s Usually Never Just 1 Thing

Tolle Totum Reena Singh, ND Infertility affects 1 out of 8 couples1 and can be a sign of other imbalances and deficiencies in the body. When HG presented to my office, she was a 38-year-old woman who had been trying to get pregnant for 12 years. She had already suffered through 11 failed in-vitro fertilization […]

Naturopathic Fertility Care: Five Common Missteps Made by Naturopathic Physicians

Docere Khivan Oberoi, ND The reality of infertility is upsetting on an individual level, and the statistics and projections of growth on a population basis are quite alarming. One in 8 couples and over 7.4 million women in the United States will seek assistance to grow their families.1 An estimated 1.7% of all children born […]

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Naturopathic Medical Education: So far, we’ve only just begun

Education David J. Schleich, PhD  Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.  (Neils Bohr) In the widening circle of inter-professional medical education, there is a startling statistic afoot. Dr Michael Pitt, from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, explains, “In 1950, the estimated amount of time … to double medical knowledge was 50 […]

Ginkgo Biloba leaf Human head profile as a herbal medicine concept and natural phytotherapy medication symbol for healing.

Dementia: How to Measure, Monitor, and Reverse It

Tolle Causam Decker Weiss, NMD, FASA It is debatable whether dementia is on the rise. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, brain disease and dementia are on the rise across all 50 US states, with an estimated 5.5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s.1 Statistically, “someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s dementia every 66 seconds.”1 However, recent […]

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Homeopathic Treatment of LRIs : Correlations between Historical Cured Cases & Modern Research

Vis Medicatrix Naturae Nazanin Vassighi, ND Michael Lehman, ND “How does homeopathy really work? And how do we know that it was actually the ‘remedy’ that brought resolution to the diseased patient?” These questions are valid inquiries often raised by naturopathic medical students, practitioners, patients, and skeptics alike. This editorial will attempt to shed some […]

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Postmenopausal Hot Flashes: Natural Treatments

Student Scholarship – Honorable Mention Case Study Ashley Segal Baljit Khamba, ND, MPH Hot flashes are one of the most common symptoms experienced by women during menopause. However, hot flashes may occur during the premenopausal, perimenopausal, and postmenopausal periods, and are reported by 80% of all women in the United States.1 Episodes generally begin with […]

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Naturopathic Approach to Dementia

Tolle Totum Sara Thyr, ND Most people have been affected by someone with dementia, either a family member or a close friend, or possibly a patient. There are few illnesses that create such exquisite hardship with family and friends. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, consisting of 60-80% of cases.1 In […]

Human papillomaviruses on colorful background, a virus which causes warts located mainly on hands and feet. Some strains infect genitals and can cause cervical cancer. 3D illustration

Human Papillomavirus: A Brief Review Beyond Cervical Cancer

Tolle Causam Jessica Moore, ND, FABNO Over 15% of human cancers can be attributed to infectious agents, and current research suggests that 1/3 to 1/2 of these cases may be due to infection by human papillomaviruses (HPVs). This group is composed of over 150 related double-stranded DNA viruses. They are transmitted through skin-to-skin or skin-to-mucosa […]

Senior Couple Walking Along Winter Beach With Pet Dog

Walk a Mile

Similar Thought Joseph Kellerstein, DC, ND Today I want to present a simple example of a case helped by homeopathy. This case is typical of a day’s work, and as a naturopathic doctor I could not do without it. The Patient June is an active lady in her early 70s. After consulting over the years […]

Senior woman cooking in the kitchen - eating and cooking healthy for her family; putting some potates in the oven, enjoying active retirement (shallow DOF; color toned image)

Age & Food Reactivity: Examining the Correlations

Tolle Causam Chad Larson, NMD, DC, CCN, CSCS Over the years, we’ve learned more about the ways our bodies react to specific foods, and even the ways in which specific foods are prepared. We’ve successfully spotlighted common foods and environmental triggers of autoimmune reactions, intolerance, sensitivities, you name it. However, awareness levels are decidedly lower […]

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Dr Graves, We Can Heal Your Disease

Docere  Heather Herington, BSc, NMD, DHANP There’s nothing like having your own “incurable” disease to sense the impact of naturopathic medicine, especially when you – a naturopathic doctor – have been taught to not treat it. You figure there has to be more to that story. At the time, although feeling great and with labs […]

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Association Spotlight: PsychANP

Naturopathic News  CARLO CALABRESE, ND, MPH  Human health cannot be understood or optimized without considering the foundational roles that brain and mind play in our embodiment. Health, from the individual to our planetary context, depends on biological, psychological, social, and spiritual parameters – together, the definition of ‘holistic.” Its complexity leads to great challenges in arraying and improving the […]

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Parkinson’s Disease: Getting to the Root Causes

Naturopathic Perspective Greg Eckel, ND, LAc In 1817, James Parkinson published an essay on The Shaking Palsy. In 1911, levodopa was first synthesized by Casimir Funk, though it didn’t enter into clinical practice until 1967. The first large study on its positive effects in people with Parkinson’s disease was published in 1968. Fast-forward to present […]

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The AANMC at 20: Crossing to the Next Decade

Education David J. Schleich, PhD Since 2001 the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC) has been promoting the naturopathic profession in North America from its educational perch. One top-of-mind focus all this time has been recruitment of new cohorts of students. In the decade just winding down, the AANMC has developed and deployed abundant, […]

Acne because the disorders of sebaceous glands productions

Holistic Use of CBD for Acne

Integrative Cannabis Rob Streisfeld, NMD Don’t judge a book by its cover. I am sure you’ve heard this phrase many times, but if the cover being referred to is the health of a person’s skin, you might actually understand that what’s inside has a direct relationship to the outside. Having suffered from acne myself when […]

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Branding Your Clinic Makes Sense

Todd Bosteder Practice Building When I started my first marketing agency, one of my core mantras was, “Branding is for billionaires.” I would tell my clients that they ought to bypass branding opportunities in favor of direct-response, transactional marketing tactics. The concept was sound: If the tactic or advertisement we were considering didn’t drive patients […]

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Search Engine Optimization: 5 Essential Steps to Improve Local SEO for Your Practice

Teerawong Kasiolarn, ND, MSAc, LAc Practice Building What is SEO? And why is it so important when it comes to promoting your naturopathic practice? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. Most people create their website while lacking knowledge of SEO, especially if they create the website without any professional help. The main reason for creating […]

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Working with Genes: Integrating Genetic Health Reports into Clinical Practice

Tom Ballard, ND Practice Building Medicine has entered the “genome era.”1 Genetic reports are already helping practitioners and patients identify and treat chronic health conditions.2,3 “Recent developments in genomic sequencing technologies offer the potential to revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases…”4 The goal of this article is to help practitioners select a genetic […]

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Direct Care: The Membership-Based Practice

Mark Swanson, ND Practice Building/The Expert Report Practice Made Perfect Direct Care is transforming private medical practices across the country. Think of it as healthcare revisited, a refresh button on the doctor-patient relationship and the way healthcare is delivered. Its advocates say that it makes healthcare simpler, more affordable and everyone a lot happier. The […]

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Atrium Innovations to Further Scale the Future of Personalized Nutrition with the Acquisition of LivingMatrix™

SUDBURY, Mass. – Atrium Innovations, a globally-recognized leader in the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of innovative, science-based nutritional health products, takes the next step in the company’s mission to expand into personalized nutrition with the acquisition of San Francisco-based LivingMatrix™. LivingMatrix, a technology-based, data and algorithm-driven personalized functional medicine platform, was designed by clinicians to help practitioners effectively evaluate and engage […]

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Eighth Environmental Health Symposium to Address Toxic Substance Exposure and its Impact on Immune System Health

Eighth Environmental Health Symposium to Address Toxic Substance Exposure and its Impact on Immune System Health Speakers to convene in the shared spirit of “calming this perfect storm” of complex infections   BROOMFIELD, CO., December 19, 2019 – With millions of patient visits to physicians’ offices resulting in an infectious disease diagnosis last year in the […]

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MEN’S HEALTH MAGAZINE 2019 TOP CBD PRODUCTS: WINNER OF BEST FACE CREAM LIFTED BY EM·BODY – IMBUE BOTANICALS

The Top CBD Products of 2019: The Men’s Health CBD Awards   Winner of the BEST FACE CREAM LIFTED BY EM·BODY – IMBUE BOTANICALS   This cream contains Colorado-grown hempderived CBD oil and skin-nourishing Vitamin E, along with essential oils of rosemary and mint. “I like that it’s made with minimal ingredients, smells clean, and […]

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Atrium Innovations to Further Scale the Future of Personalized Nutrition with the Acquisition of LivingMatrix™

SUDBURY, Mass. – Atrium Innovations, a globally-recognized leader in the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of innovative, science-based nutritional health products, takes the next step in the company’s mission to expand into personalized nutrition with the acquisition of San Francisco-based LivingMatrix™. LivingMatrix, a technology-based, data and algorithm-driven personalized functional medicine platform, was designed by clinicians to help practitioners effectively evaluate and engage […]

Eighth Environmental Health Symposium to Address Toxic Substance Exposure and its Impact on Immune System Health

Eighth Environmental Health Symposium to Address Toxic Substance Exposure and its Impact on Immune System Health Speakers to convene in the shared spirit of “calming this perfect storm” of complex infections   BROOMFIELD, CO., December 19, 2019 – With millions of patient visits to physicians’ offices resulting in an infectious disease diagnosis last year in the […]

MEN’S HEALTH MAGAZINE 2019 TOP CBD PRODUCTS: WINNER OF BEST FACE CREAM LIFTED BY EM·BODY – IMBUE BOTANICALS

The Top CBD Products of 2019: The Men’s Health CBD Awards   Winner of the BEST FACE CREAM LIFTED BY EM·BODY – IMBUE BOTANICALS   This cream contains Colorado-grown hempderived CBD oil and skin-nourishing Vitamin E, along with essential oils of rosemary and mint. “I like that it’s made with minimal ingredients, smells clean, and […]

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