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Notes from the Field: July, 2019

Nature Cure Clinical Pearls Jared L. Zeff, ND, VMNI, 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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Novel Cholesterol Modifiers: Probiotics and Fruit Polyphenols

Vis Medicatrix Naturae Carrie Decker, ND As we support our patients’ health holistically, we often find ourselves seeking interventions that not only are naturally derived but which also simultaneously address multiple issues. Antioxidants and botanicals such as curcumin are popular largely because they intersect with a multitude of pathways that contribute to cellular damage and […]

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Resistant Bugs: Can Natural Medicine Prevent the Next Plague?

Naturopathic Perspective Decker Weiss, NMD, FASA As a human species, we face grave dangers from climate change, food shortages, wars, terrorism, and more. As a physician, there is not much I can do to solve these issues; however, there is one planet-wide epidemic (danger) that I can do something about: Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR). AMR is […]

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Healing a Tired Heart: Naturopathic Medicine to the Rescue

Tolle Causam Nancy Utter, ND The following case study is just one of so many. I have been a naturopathic doctor for 16 years, and I have so many amazing patient cases that are a tribute to how well naturopathic medicine works. I am a general practitioner and started practicing in Colorado before it was […]

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Into the Forest? Making Space for Elders’ Wisdom

Naturopathic Perspective Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO Let me confess right up front that I made the decision to retire this past June, turning over the keys to our office to a pair of younger doctors. Davis Lamson wrote me an email in late July to inform that it was his 85th birthday, and he candidly […]

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NAET: Resolving Allergies & Sensitivities

Tolle Causam Michelle Hagel, ND Rabia Meghji, ND As defined by Traditional Chinese Medicine, allergies represent an energetic blockage. Something has triggered the blockage to occur, whether it is an allergy to pollen, chemicals, or even food. In this article we will be discussing certain cases that highlight how the NAET technique has been used […]

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Change is Inevitable

Naturopathic Perspective John H. Furlong, ND Change in naturopathic medicine is inevitable. As it marches forward, it behooves us to recall the words of Dr John Bastyr: “The truth of our medicine will always win out, the truth of what we are doing will always survive.” The naturopathic profession must remember itself – its roots […]

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Nano-medicine & Ancient Wisdom: Homeopathy in Cancer Care

Student Scholarship – Honorable Mention Research Review Chelsea Azarcon, NMD Nazanin Vassighi, ND In the 1700s, German physician Samuel Hahnemann postulated the concept of Similia Similibus Curantur, or “Like Cures Like,” which proposes that a substance causing disease in large doses can be curative in small doses.1 Testing this theory in a large number of […]

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Picrorhiza & Neopicrorhiza: Applications in Allergic & Inflammatory Lung Disorders

Botanical Insights Jillian Stansbury, ND Neopicrorhiza schrophulariiflora and Picrorhiza scrophulariiflora have been used traditionally for allergies, asthma, and inflammatory disorders, including liver disease. Neopicrorhiza grows in high-altitude locales of the Himalayas and is an herbaceous perennial plant of the Scrophulariacea family whose leaves, stems, and roots are used medicinally. Picrorhiza kurroa was the species originally […]

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Morphea: Effective Treatment with Homeopathy

Student Scholarship Honorable Mention Terri Bugg, ND Patricia J. Rennie, ND Morphea, also known as localized scleroderma, is a rare disease with an incidence rate of 3 in 100 000 and a prevalence rate of 50 per 100 000.1 The disease affects women 2.6 times more than men, and can appear in all races, though […]

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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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Chronic Major Depression: Rapid Improvement Using Naturopathic Therapies

Student Scholarship – Second Place Case Study Courtney K. Pickworth, BA Lai Chim Chan, ND Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a significant public health concern associated with increased functional disability and mortality.1 Patients with depression have at least a 27-times-greater likelihood of death by suicide compared to the general population.2 The current estimate of lifetime […]

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Picrorhiza & Neopicrorhiza: Applications in Allergic & Inflammatory Lung Disorders

Botanical Insights Jillian Stansbury, ND Neopicrorhiza schrophulariiflora and Picrorhiza scrophulariiflora have been used traditionally for allergies, asthma, and inflammatory disorders, including liver disease. Neopicrorhiza grows in high-altitude locales of the Himalayas and is an herbaceous perennial plant of the Scrophulariacea family whose leaves, stems, and roots are used medicinally. Picrorhiza kurroa was the species originally […]

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Homeopathic Dermatology

Tolle Causam Sharum Sharif, ND In my general, primary care practice, 1 out of every 4 patients has a skin disorder/condition. As many of you know, treating skin conditions/disorders can be challenging, to say the least. I believe they are even significantly more difficult to treat without the aid of homeopathic remedies. I have researched the homeopathic treatment […]

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Gemmotherapy: A Powerful Modality for Treating Allergies

Vis Medicatrix Naturae Robin DiPasquale, ND, RH (AHG) Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not preach learning and precepts, they preach, undeterred by particulars, the ancient law of life. (Herman Hesse) It is those profound experiences in life […]

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How Well are You Aging? BDNF, TREM2 & Telomere Length as Biomarkers of Aging

Docere Angela Knapp, ND Since the inception of the human genome project in the 1990s, we humans have been looking to our DNA for the promotion of health and longevity.1 For the past 2 decades, the research, knowledge, and understanding of the field of genetics have grown exponentially, and we are finally beginning to gain […]

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Proteoglycans: A Turnkey Anti-Aging Solution?

Vis Medicatrix Naturae Carrie Decker, ND As medical research continues to grow, so too does our understanding of the extracellular matrix (ECM) and its dynamic and systemic effects. Once thought to be only a backdrop to the activities of the cells found within it, we now know the ECM has complex means of interacting with […]

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GI Distress in a Young Male: An Elegant Naturopathic Approach to a Complex Disorder

Student Scholarship – First Place Case Study Roxanne Ahmadpour Jennifer Brusewitz, ND Functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders are physical manifestations that arise in the absence of structural or biochemical abnormalities. These are typically disorders of gut-brain interaction and can include visceral hypersensitivity; abnormalities in gut motility, immune and mucosal function; intestinal microbial imbalances; and distortions in […]

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Listen, Tell, Learn, Heal: Narrative Medicine Now

Education David J. Schleich, PhD For more than a century, naturopathic medicine has been building a caregiver profession predicated on relationship and characterized by careful communication. There are the communication pathways, of course, related to charting, summaries, test analyses, and the like. There are also patient stories. Not wanting to be purveyors of what Foucault […]

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Nature Cure Clinical Pearls: According to Kuhne

Sussanna Czeranko, ND, BBE Natural inclination drew me to science; severe sickness and sad experiences with orthodox physicians led me to the Nature Cure. –  Louis Kuhne, 1901, p.13   We must never forget that everything we put into the stomach has to be digested.  – Louis Kuhne, 1901, p.20   Those foods which are […]

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Battling the “Blahs”: Supporting Mood, Energy, & Sleep with Natural Therapies

Tolle Totum Erica Zelfand, ND Within the context of our fast-paced society and the high levels of chronic stress it confers, fatigue, malaise, anxiety, depression, and poor sleep are commonplace. These proverbial birds of a feather flock together, making it difficult for us as clinicians to isolate – let alone treat – just one. Thankfully, […]

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Traumatic Experiences in Childhood Change Social Perception in Adulthood

Node Smith, ND People with maltreatment experiences in their childhood have a changed perception of social stimuli later as adults. This is what scientists from the Division of Medical Psychology at the University of Bonn have discovered. Traumatized people found touch stimuli less comforting than people without trauma. They also maintained a greater social distance […]

Study Looks at Digital-Free Holidays and Traveler’s Experiences

Node Smith, ND New research reveals the emotional journey that tourists go on when they disconnect from technology and social media while traveling. The emotional journey tourists go on when they disconnect from technology and social media The study, by the University of East Anglia (UEA), University of Greenwich and Auckland University of Technology (AUT), […]

Rewiring the Heart with Nanotubes

Node Smith, ND Thin, flexible fibers made of carbon nanotubes have now proven able to bridge damaged heart tissues and deliver the electrical signals needed to keep those hearts beating. Biocompatible fibers sewn into damaged tissue can restore electrical function to hearts Scientists at Texas Heart Institute (THI) report they have used biocompatible fibers invented […]

Insomnia Associated with Heart Disease

Node Smith, ND People suffering from insomnia may have an increased risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. Previous observational studies linked insomnia with increased risk for developing heart disease Previous observational studies have found an association between insomnia, which affects up […]

Art-Based Mindfulness Helps Reduce Headaches in Teen Girls

Node Smith, ND Teenagers report higher levels of stress than adults, and cite school as the highest contributing factor, according to the American Psychological Association’s annual report. A summary from 2013 concluded that while stress among Americans was not new, “what’s troubling is the stress outlook for teens in the United States.” Stress outlook for […]

Serious Mental Illness Warning Signs in Children

Node Smith, ND A recent report by the New Jersey Poison Control Center at Rutgers University showed a rise in suicide attempts by pre-teens over the past 18 months; a trend that has been seen across the nation. Rise in suicide attempts by pre-teens over the past 18 months This illustrates the need for people […]

Microneedling for Reducing Acne Scars

Node Smith, ND It turns out creating tiny injuries on your face with needles actually helps decrease the appearance of acne scars. Microneedling helps rejuvenation and decreases inflammation and scarring Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that this process, called microneedling, helps rejuvenation and decreases the inflammation and scarring that often […]

Putting Arm in Sling Offers Same Results as Surgery for Shoulder Fractures

Node Smith, ND There is nothing to be gained by operating on a patient with a so-called displaced fracture of the shoulder. Three weeks with the arm in a sling so that the shoulder is kept inactive yields the same results. This is documented by a new study with researchers from Aarhus University, Viborg Regional […]

Higher Vitamin A Intake Linked to Less Skin Cancer

Node Smith, ND Researchers found that people who ate high levels of vitamin A were 17 percent less likely to get the second-most-common type of skin cancer years later. A healthy diet rich in vitamin A may reduce risk for getting the second-most-common type of skin cancer People whose diets included high levels of vitamin […]

Regenerative Medicine Policy May be Changing

Node Smith, ND The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a comprehensive policy framework for the development and oversight of regenerative medicine products, including novel cellular therapies. The framework: development and oversight of regenerative medicine products The framework – outlined in a suite of four guidance documents – builds upon the FDA’s existing risk-based regulatory […]

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Historical Savvy: Its Dearth Hurts

Education David J. Schleich, PhD Quite recently I was in Butler, NJ, to confer with local leaders about the huge importance of their little town in our history. Painfully, the only fragments of that special period of Jungborn and the early growth of naturopathy in the Northeast, were 2 small postcards lost in a binder. […]

The Milk Cure

Nature Cure Clinical Pearls Sussanna Czeranko, ND, BBE We now come to the question: “Ought milk to be drunk fresh or boiled?” The best and right way is, of course, to drink it as nature provides it, fresh; and experience has shown that fresh milk is more readily drunk, better tolerated and more easily digested […]

Cupping Therapy for Cellulite

Student Scholarship Honorable Mention Maryellen Tedeschi, ND, BSc (Hons) Yana Gutmakher Erin Truscott-Brock, ND Cellulite is a normal physiologic change in skin texture, colloquially termed “orange peel” dimpling or “cottage cheese” skin for its topographical presentation of dips and valleys. Cellulite can occur in women of all races and is most notably seen in areas […]

Miscarriage Prevention: Case Studies of Pranic Healing

Tolle Totum Rhonda Steinke, ND Rachel Hickey Spontaneous abortion, or miscarriage, is clinically recognized as pregnancy loss before 20 weeks of gestation.1 Roughly 15% of recognized pregnancies end up in miscarriage,2 which leaves a relatively large number of women having to grieve the loss of a child. Additionally, many cases of miscarriages are left unreported, […]

The Vaginal Microbiome: Investigations Point to a New “Normal”

Docere Keegan Sheridan, ND How the human microbiome coexists with the body is still an unknown in many ways, and yet, even our early understanding of this symbiotic relationship is highly compelling. While research to date has largely focused on microbiota of the gut, this work is rapidly expanding to other areas of the body. […]

Alcoholic Cirrhosis with Ascites: A Case Report & Treatment Options

Student Scholarship Honorable Mention Lidia Martyanova Baljit Khamba, ND, MPH One of the major healthcare problems worldwide is excessive alcohol consumption. The liver is the target organ, since it is the primary site of ethanol metabolism. Excessive and chronic alcohol consumption leads to wide-spectrum, progressive hepatic lesions, ranging from steatosis to cirrhosis. Steatosis is the […]

Homeopathy: An Ally of Anxiety

Student Scholarship Honorable Mention Morgan MacDermott Nazanin Vassighi, ND According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), anxiety disorders – including panic disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – are the most common class of mental health disorders in the general population.1 Anxiety disorders affect over 40 million adults in the United States today, with […]

Female-Dominant Autoimmunity: The Role of Progesterone

Tolle Causam Tanya Lee, ND We are just beginning to understand the complex nature of the immune system and the cross-talk between the immune system and other systems in the body. The influence of sex hormones is not limited to reproductive tissues; they also exert effects on peripheral systems such as the immune system. In […]

Medical Resources for NDs: A Review of Current Publications for the Naturopathic Industry – Period Repair Manual: Natural Treatment for Better Hormones and Better Periods

Education Jason Kinley, ND Period Repair Manual: Natural Treatment for Better Hormones and Better Periods Being a male physician and never having had a menstrual cycle, I am always interested to learn from others about this amazing aspect of the human body. The Period Repair Manual, by Lara Briden, ND, has been a very insightful […]

Probiotics: Key Players in Female Genitourinary Tract Health

Vis Medicatrix Naturae Donald Brown, ND Over the past several years, there have been large projects collecting data to examine the role that the human microbiota plays in health and disease.1, 2 One of the primary areas of focus has been the role that microbial communities play in the health of the female genitourinary tract. […]

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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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Chronic Major Depression: Rapid Improvement Using Naturopathic Therapies

Student Scholarship – Second Place Case Study Courtney K. Pickworth, BA Lai Chim Chan, ND Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a significant public health concern associated with increased functional disability and mortality.1 Patients with depression have at least a 27-times-greater likelihood of death by suicide compared to the general population.2 The current estimate of lifetime […]

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Picrorhiza & Neopicrorhiza: Applications in Allergic & Inflammatory Lung Disorders

Botanical Insights Jillian Stansbury, ND Neopicrorhiza schrophulariiflora and Picrorhiza scrophulariiflora have been used traditionally for allergies, asthma, and inflammatory disorders, including liver disease. Neopicrorhiza grows in high-altitude locales of the Himalayas and is an herbaceous perennial plant of the Scrophulariacea family whose leaves, stems, and roots are used medicinally. Picrorhiza kurroa was the species originally […]

Dry hands, peel, Contact dermatitis, fungal infections, Skin infections from exposure

Homeopathic Dermatology

Tolle Causam Sharum Sharif, ND In my general, primary care practice, 1 out of every 4 patients has a skin disorder/condition. As many of you know, treating skin conditions/disorders can be challenging, to say the least. I believe they are even significantly more difficult to treat without the aid of homeopathic remedies. I have researched the homeopathic treatment […]

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Gemmotherapy: A Powerful Modality for Treating Allergies

Vis Medicatrix Naturae Robin DiPasquale, ND, RH (AHG) Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not preach learning and precepts, they preach, undeterred by particulars, the ancient law of life. (Herman Hesse) It is those profound experiences in life […]

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How Well are You Aging? BDNF, TREM2 & Telomere Length as Biomarkers of Aging

Docere Angela Knapp, ND Since the inception of the human genome project in the 1990s, we humans have been looking to our DNA for the promotion of health and longevity.1 For the past 2 decades, the research, knowledge, and understanding of the field of genetics have grown exponentially, and we are finally beginning to gain […]

untitled-design-2019-06-04t120223.288

Proteoglycans: A Turnkey Anti-Aging Solution?

Vis Medicatrix Naturae Carrie Decker, ND As medical research continues to grow, so too does our understanding of the extracellular matrix (ECM) and its dynamic and systemic effects. Once thought to be only a backdrop to the activities of the cells found within it, we now know the ECM has complex means of interacting with […]

Man suffering from stomach pain

GI Distress in a Young Male: An Elegant Naturopathic Approach to a Complex Disorder

Student Scholarship – First Place Case Study Roxanne Ahmadpour Jennifer Brusewitz, ND Functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders are physical manifestations that arise in the absence of structural or biochemical abnormalities. These are typically disorders of gut-brain interaction and can include visceral hypersensitivity; abnormalities in gut motility, immune and mucosal function; intestinal microbial imbalances; and distortions in […]

11185289 - doctor with female patient

Listen, Tell, Learn, Heal: Narrative Medicine Now

Education David J. Schleich, PhD For more than a century, naturopathic medicine has been building a caregiver profession predicated on relationship and characterized by careful communication. There are the communication pathways, of course, related to charting, summaries, test analyses, and the like. There are also patient stories. Not wanting to be purveyors of what Foucault […]

68838065 - healthy homemade chickpea and veggies salad, diet, vegetarian, vegan food, vitamin snack

Nature Cure Clinical Pearls: According to Kuhne

Sussanna Czeranko, ND, BBE Natural inclination drew me to science; severe sickness and sad experiences with orthodox physicians led me to the Nature Cure. –  Louis Kuhne, 1901, p.13   We must never forget that everything we put into the stomach has to be digested.  – Louis Kuhne, 1901, p.20   Those foods which are […]

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Battling the “Blahs”: Supporting Mood, Energy, & Sleep with Natural Therapies

Tolle Totum Erica Zelfand, ND Within the context of our fast-paced society and the high levels of chronic stress it confers, fatigue, malaise, anxiety, depression, and poor sleep are commonplace. These proverbial birds of a feather flock together, making it difficult for us as clinicians to isolate – let alone treat – just one. Thankfully, […]

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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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FoodScience Corporation helps Vermont Youth Conservation Corps prep for 2020

RICHMOND, Vt. –– A bit of rain, wind, and clouds did not hinder the staff of FoodScience Corporation from swarming the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC)’s 400-acre campus in Richmond last week for a fall day full of inspiration, synergy and hard work. Food Science Corporation — a Williston-based developer and manufacturer of nutritional supplements for […]

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NuAxon Bioscience to Attend the 2019 Supply Side West

Promoting soil to shelf concept for herbal product brands Bloomington, IN (October 1, 2019) Nuaxon Bioscience, Inc. will be exhibiting October 15-19, at the industry trade show, SupplySide West in Las Vegas, NV. The trade show brings together industry professionals from around the world. According to their website, SupplySide West is the largest gathering of […]

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Supplement Provider Recognized for Leadership in Naturopathic Medicine

September 19, 2019 — The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) has selected DaVinci Laboratories as the recipient of the “Corporation of the Year” award for outstanding service to the naturopathic medical profession. A provider of high-quality supplements to medical professionals and consumers, DaVinci received the award at the AANP 2019 Convention and Exhibition, held […]

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The NDNR Physician’s Choice Award is bestowed upon companies that embrace naturopathic medicine and support naturopathic physicians, their practices and patients. Characteristics of a nominee should include, but are not limited to: quality products, superior customer service, community outreach, and social/environmental impact.

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FoodScience Corporation helps Vermont Youth Conservation Corps prep for 2020

RICHMOND, Vt. –– A bit of rain, wind, and clouds did not hinder the staff of FoodScience Corporation from swarming the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC)’s 400-acre campus in Richmond last week for a fall day full of inspiration, synergy and hard work. Food Science Corporation — a Williston-based developer and manufacturer of nutritional supplements for […]

NuAxon Bioscience to Attend the 2019 Supply Side West

Promoting soil to shelf concept for herbal product brands Bloomington, IN (October 1, 2019) Nuaxon Bioscience, Inc. will be exhibiting October 15-19, at the industry trade show, SupplySide West in Las Vegas, NV. The trade show brings together industry professionals from around the world. According to their website, SupplySide West is the largest gathering of […]

Supplement Provider Recognized for Leadership in Naturopathic Medicine

September 19, 2019 — The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) has selected DaVinci Laboratories as the recipient of the “Corporation of the Year” award for outstanding service to the naturopathic medical profession. A provider of high-quality supplements to medical professionals and consumers, DaVinci received the award at the AANP 2019 Convention and Exhibition, held […]

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