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Georges Canguilhem: One Important Vitalist We Rarely Hear About

Education David J. Schleich, PhD When I was in graduate school studying literature and philosophy, I was drawn to the work of Bergson, Whitehead, and Deleuze. Later, though, I came across the work of Georges Canguilhem, a seminal theorist in our era about vitalism. I was especially taken by Canguilhem’s contention that the life sciences […]

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Notes from the Field: September, 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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Castor Oil: Magic or Myth (Part 3)

Vis Medicatrix Naturae Marisol Teijeiro, ND Many ancient cultures share a tradition of using castor oil for beautification. In the modern day, the prevalence of castor oil in beauty care kits is notable, and the science is there to support it. Since beauty is, in part, a reflection of being healthy, it’s no surprise that an oil […]

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Nature Cure: An Imperative in an Age of Indoor Mass-Migration

Vis Medicatrix Naturae Marcin Padlewski, B Arch, ND As our dependence on the amenities of the industrial world increases, so does our separation from Nature. Since the built environment promotes comfort and convenience, we now spend most of our lives indoors – our surrogate habitat. The resulting isolation creates a significant and observable deterioration in […]

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Pelvic Pain in Endometriosis: Effects of Potentized Homeopathic Estrogen

Student Scholarship – Honorable Mention Research Review Ashley Greene Lauren Hacker, ND Meryl McBride Kris Somol, ND Endometriosis is a chronic condition with limited options for treatment in the allopathic community. In general, naturopathic modalities, including homeopathy, tend to be used as part of an individualized approach to patients, which can lead to challenges in […]

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Female Sexual Dysfunction: Not Just a Vadge Thing

Tolle Totum Carrie Decker, ND Through the years and many stages in a woman’s life, factors contributing to sexual dysfunction can vary vastly. In younger years, insecurities with one’s body and sexual ability may prevail1; in the middle years, stressors of career and/or children (or lack thereof) affect not only time for intimacy, but libido […]

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Nature Cure Clinical Pearls: What’s Next?

Sussanna Czeranko, ND, BBE The proper application of the processes of the water-cure never fails of doing good. Its only abuses come from ignorance. The water-cure physician requires a thorough knowledge of the system and a careful discrimination in applying it to various constitutions and the varied conditions of disease. – Mary Nichols, 1874, p.18 […]

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A Surprising Menopause: A Case Study, Part 1

Tolle Totum Deborah McKay, ND I view the menopausal transition as “puberty in reverse,” complete with shifts in hormones that dictate bodily changes. In some cases this hormonal shift can hijack the brain. Personally, I remember looking in the mirror and saying, “Who are you? I don’t even know you.” This happened twice in my […]

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Endometriosis: A Naturopathic Case Study

Tolle Causam April Blake, ND, LM Last fall I received a patient referral from a local acupuncturist – a 45-year-old woman named Jennifer who was suffering from episodes of severe abdominal pain, anxiety, insomnia, and dyspareunia. I arranged for a free, 30-minute consultation with Jennifer to assess whether or not I could help her. She […]

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Regenerative Joint Injections: An Introduction

Regenerative Medicine Fred G. Arnold, DC, NMD A little over 10 years ago, the new “buzz word” in medicine was “Anti-Aging Medicine.” Today, Regenerative Medicine is a popular and rapidly expanding field of medicine. This is the first in a series of articles to address this amazing specialty. Regenerative Medicine is a specialized treatment branch […]

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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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Realize a Healthy California

True health is not just personal. It’s social! It involves you, your neighbors, and your environment. For this reason, the California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA) launched a public-facing initiative called Realize a Healthy California (RHC) through the Foundation for Natural Health (FNH) 501(c)(3). Our goal is to provide trusted health information to the public “Our […]

CDC Releases Statement on Mystery Lung Infection Linked to E-Cigarette Use

Node Smith, ND Initial findings from the investigation into serious lung illnesses associated with e-cigarette products point to clinical similarities among those affected. Patients report similar exposures, symptoms and clinical findings and these align with the CDC health advisory released last week. While many of the patients, but not all, reported recent use of THC-containing […]

In Memoriam: Jim Sensenig, ND

NDNR is deeply saddened to share the news of the untimely passing of Dr. Jim Sensenig. Dr. Sensenig, who passed away over the weekend in his sleep, was a founder and one of the original board members of the AANP, along with several other naturopathic organizations, including his work with the Naturopathic Medicine Institute, and […]

Magnetic Stimulation May Improve OCD Symptoms

Node Smith, ND Researchers have found that focusing powerful non-invasive magnet stimulation on a specific brain area can improve the symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). This opens the way to treat the large minority of sufferers who do not respond to conventional treatment. The work is presented at the ECNP Conference in Copenhagen. Non-invasive […]

Suicide Rates are Increasing in America, Especially in Rural Areas

Node Smith, ND Suicide is becoming more common in America, an increase most pronounced in rural areas, new research has found. Suicide surges in rural America The study, which appears online in the journal JAMA Network Open, also highlights a cluster of factors, including lack of insurance and the prevalence of gun shops, that are […]

Antidepressants Have a Major Effect on Gut Flora

Node Smith, ND A new study in mice led by UCLA biologists strongly suggests that serotonin and drugs that target serotonin, such as antidepressants, can have a major effect on the gut’s microbiota — the 100 trillion or so bacteria and other microbes that live in the human body’s intestines. Anti-depressants can have a major […]

Discreet Disposable Pelvic Floor Muscle Trainer May Aid Bladder Leakage in Women

Node Smith, ND Commissioned by pelvic floor muscle trainer Pelviva, the research of 2,000 women aged over 40 confirms this is one of the biggest areas of female public health, which demands immediate attention by all healthcare professionals. An urgent issue: more women are suffering from bladder leakage than hayfever, migraine or even coughs and […]

Could Wearable Alcohol Biosensors be a Wave of the Future?

Node Smith, ND Alcohol biosensors suitable for use by everyday drinkers are a step closer, following a positive study of prototype devices published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. Keeping track of alcohol intake can be challenging, given variation in standard drink sizes and impaired awareness as blood alcohol levels rise. Discreet devices […]

Genetic Expression Changes with Psychopathy

Node Smith, ND The expression of many genes that have previously been associated with autism is abnormal and is also in violent psychopathy, a new study shows. The researchers used stem cell technology to analyze the expression of genes and proteins in the brain cells of psychopathic violent offenders. Published in Molecular Psychiatry, the findings […]

Antibiotics Linked to Increased Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Node Smith, ND A new study has provided evidence that antibiotic usage is associated with an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. Patients exposed to antibiotics were 60% higher in developing rheumatoid arthritis Researchers from Keele University and the Quadram Institute analyzed data from primary care medical records. They found that the odds of developing […]

FEATURED ARTICLES

Georges Canguilhem: One Important Vitalist We Rarely Hear About

Education David J. Schleich, PhD When I was in graduate school studying literature and philosophy, I was drawn to the work of Bergson, Whitehead, and Deleuze. Later, though, I came across the work of Georges Canguilhem, a seminal theorist in our era about vitalism. I was especially taken by Canguilhem’s contention that the life sciences […]

Notes from the Field: September, 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 […]

Castor Oil: Magic or Myth (Part 3)

Vis Medicatrix Naturae Marisol Teijeiro, ND Many ancient cultures share a tradition of using castor oil for beautification. In the modern day, the prevalence of castor oil in beauty care kits is notable, and the science is there to support it. Since beauty is, in part, a reflection of being healthy, it’s no surprise that an oil […]

Nature Cure: An Imperative in an Age of Indoor Mass-Migration

Vis Medicatrix Naturae Marcin Padlewski, B Arch, ND As our dependence on the amenities of the industrial world increases, so does our separation from Nature. Since the built environment promotes comfort and convenience, we now spend most of our lives indoors – our surrogate habitat. The resulting isolation creates a significant and observable deterioration in […]

Pelvic Pain in Endometriosis: Effects of Potentized Homeopathic Estrogen

Student Scholarship – Honorable Mention Research Review Ashley Greene Lauren Hacker, ND Meryl McBride Kris Somol, ND Endometriosis is a chronic condition with limited options for treatment in the allopathic community. In general, naturopathic modalities, including homeopathy, tend to be used as part of an individualized approach to patients, which can lead to challenges in […]

Realize a Healthy California

True health is not just personal. It’s social! It involves you, your neighbors, and your environment. For this reason, the California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA) launched a public-facing initiative called Realize a Healthy California (RHC) through the Foundation for Natural Health (FNH) 501(c)(3). Our goal is to provide trusted health information to the public “Our […]

Female Sexual Dysfunction: Not Just a Vadge Thing

Tolle Totum Carrie Decker, ND Through the years and many stages in a woman’s life, factors contributing to sexual dysfunction can vary vastly. In younger years, insecurities with one’s body and sexual ability may prevail1; in the middle years, stressors of career and/or children (or lack thereof) affect not only time for intimacy, but libido […]

Nature Cure Clinical Pearls: What’s Next?

Sussanna Czeranko, ND, BBE The proper application of the processes of the water-cure never fails of doing good. Its only abuses come from ignorance. The water-cure physician requires a thorough knowledge of the system and a careful discrimination in applying it to various constitutions and the varied conditions of disease. – Mary Nichols, 1874, p.18 […]

CDC Releases Statement on Mystery Lung Infection Linked to E-Cigarette Use

Node Smith, ND Initial findings from the investigation into serious lung illnesses associated with e-cigarette products point to clinical similarities among those affected. Patients report similar exposures, symptoms and clinical findings and these align with the CDC health advisory released last week. While many of the patients, but not all, reported recent use of THC-containing […]

A Surprising Menopause: A Case Study, Part 1

Tolle Totum Deborah McKay, ND I view the menopausal transition as “puberty in reverse,” complete with shifts in hormones that dictate bodily changes. In some cases this hormonal shift can hijack the brain. Personally, I remember looking in the mirror and saying, “Who are you? I don’t even know you.” This happened twice in my […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

#PHYSCIAN'SCHOICE

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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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 […]

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 […]

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