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Feb 01, 2018, 09:00 ET Naturopathic Doctors Address Root Causes of Heart Disease

Naturopathic doctors (NDs) play an important role in reversing and preventing the number one killer of Americans: cardiovascular disease. That's...


Jan 18, 2018, 09:00 ET Naturopathic Doctors Spend Between One and Two Hours with Patients in an Appointment

In the United States, consultation time in a doctor's appointment averages about 20 minutes. But naturopathic doctors spend between one and two...


Jan 18, 2018, 09:00 ET Naturopathic Doctors Spend Between One and Two Hours with Patients in an Appointment

In the United States, consultation time in a doctor's appointment averages about 20 minutes. But naturopathic doctors spend between one and two...


Jan 02, 2018, 09:00 ET Naturopathic Doctors Offer Natural Therapies to Treat Cervical Dysplasia and HPV

For women diagnosed with cervical dysplasia or Human Papillomavirus (HPV), naturopathic doctors offer safe and effective treatments that address...


Dec 26, 2017, 09:00 ET Naturopathic Treatments for Chronic Conditions Are Safe and Effective, According to Numerous Research Studies

Numerous research studies of naturopathic treatments for common chronic conditions have shown that naturopathic medicine is both safe and...


Nov 07, 2017, 09:00 ET Naturopathic Medicine Empowers Patients to Take Charge of Their Health

Naturopathic doctors are uniquely educated and trained to engage patients in prevention and lifestyle changes that help build and restore optimal...


Oct 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Naturopathic Medicine Supports Breast Cancer Treatment and Prevention

For patients with breast cancer, naturopathic medicine can help optimize tolerance to conventional medical treatments and also provide strategies...


Oct 13, 2017, 09:00 ET Naturopathic Medicine Helps Address Anxiety Without Addictive Medications

Rosanna Blacker has suffered from anxiety since a very young age, but is now anxiety-free, exercising again, and back to her goal weight—all thanks...


Oct 12, 2017, 10:00 ET Naturopathic Medicine Helps Reboot Immune System and Reduce Reliance on Antibiotics

Christopher King used to rely on antibiotic medication 180 days per year for repeated sinus and throat infections, bronchitis, and walking...


Oct 10, 2017, 10:00 ET Naturopathic Medicine Empowers Elite Mountain Biker in Her Race to Beat Breast Cancer

Victoria Cramer not only beat the most aggressive form of breast cancer, but also ran a half-marathon and hit a personal record in a 24-hour bike...


Oct 08, 2017, 10:57 ET Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island Have Added Naturopathic Medicine as a Regulated Healthcare Practice

Three states added naturopathic medicine as a regulated healthcare practice in the past year: Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island....


Oct 06, 2017, 09:00 ET Naturopathic and Conventionally Trained Doctors Work Together to Deliver Optimal Care for Some Patients

A growing number of naturopathic and conventionally trained doctors are working together to deliver optimal care for patients with certain health...


Aug 31, 2017, 10:00 ET Naturopathic Medicine Helps People Manage Chronic Pain Without Addictive Opioids

As a medical discipline that emphasizes a holistic approach and natural treatments, naturopathic medicine offers safe and effective alternatives to...


Aug 15, 2017, 10:00 ET Naturopathic Medicine Lowers Health Care Costs By Emphasizing Prevention and Well-Being

Naturopathic doctors are trained to focus on prevention and well-being. Individually or as part of primary care teams, they can play a central role...


Aug 02, 2017, 10:00 ET Education, Training, and Licensure Are the Most Important Criteria When Choosing a Naturopathic Doctor

When choosing a naturopathic doctor, the most important criteria are whether the doctor 1) has a naturopathic medical degree earned from an...


Jun 30, 2017, 12:05 ET Licensed Naturopathic Doctors and Naturopaths Are Not the Same

Even though the terms "naturopathic doctor" and "naturopath" are often used interchangeably by medical practitioners in other disciplines and the...


Jun 28, 2017, 13:36 ET Six Reasons to Choose a Naturopathic Doctor

Patients seeking a doctor who will boost their body's natural healing ability and apply the least invasive diagnostics and therapies...


Jun 20, 2017, 10:29 ET Naturopathic Medicine Treats Each Person Holistically to Establish Optimal Health

Naturopathic medicine emphasizes prevention and self-healing, treating each person holistically to establish optimal health. This is according to...


May 05, 2017, 10:00 ET How Naturopathic Doctors Are Educated, Trained, and Licensed

Naturopathic doctors educated and trained in accredited naturopathic medical schools in North America are required to complete a four-year,...