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September 19, 2016
IGNITE Conference 2016: The Business of Better Medicine October 13-16, Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa, Santa Ana Pueblo (Albuquerque), New Mexico   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Manchester, NH – September 12, 2016 – After a successful inaugural conference dedicated to providing integrative healthcare practitioners with the business knowledge needed to run a thriving practice, the Emerson Ecologics team is excited to announce the full, robust program for their 2016 IGNITE Conference.    This one-of-a-...
September 16, 2016
We want to help you get compensated for the great work you do for patients. The AANP represents the naturopathic profession at the AMA CPT Editorial Panel meetings. In this way, we protect, maintain, and advance naturopathic medicine and its philosophy into the only code set that is federally authorized.   Register now to participate in the next free AANP webinar. Monday, September 19, 7:00-8:00 pm ET.   You will hear from Eva Miller, ND our lead representative on the AMA CPT Editorial Panel....
September 01, 2016
Help childrens’ school year get off to a right and healthy start! On Thursday, September 8, 1:00pm-2:00pm EST, join the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Colleges (AANMC) for a free Webinar on Back to School Nutrition for Kids and Naturopathic Approaches to Pediatric Eczema.     Your host, Dr. Crystal Foresman-Landers, OT, ND, received her doctoral degree in Naturopathic Medicine in 2012 from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois and her Occupational Therapy bachelor’...
August 24, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas (August24, 2016) — The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program announces the publication of a new Botanical Adulterants Bulletin (BAB) on arnica (Arnica montana).   Arnica extract is a popular ingredient in topical gels and ointments for the relief of bruises, sprains, and localized muscular pain, and is also widely used in cosmetic preparations. According to data from the market research firm SPINS, sales in all channels (excluding sales in Walmart, Whole Foods, club and...
August 08, 2016
    Factors Include Patient-Focused Approaches, Professional Advancement, Favorable Work/Life Balance    Washington, DC (June 20, 2016) – The vast majority (74 percent) of naturopathic physicians are satisfied or very satisfied with their career choice, according to the 2016 Graduate Success and Compensation Study, conducted by the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC).  Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession that combines the wisdom of...
August 08, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   National University of Natural Medicine & Oregon Health Forum Host Health Panel on Opioid Addiction.  The breakfast forum will be held on the NUNM campus and by streaming video on Aug. 24   PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 4, 2016)—More than 28,000 Americans die from opioid abuse every year. In Oregon, reported to have the second highest rate of opioid abuse in the nation, this alarming statistic has been a call to action. National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM, formerly...
August 04, 2016
Opportunity for NDs to be Part of Medicare’s New Diabetes Prevention Program   Beginning January 1, 2018, Medicare will pay for preventive treatment of diabetes - and NDs can apply to be providers.   The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is a structured lifestyle intervention that includes dietary and moderate physical activity coaching. It consists of 16 weekly sessions in a group-based, HIPAA-compliant, classroom-style setting. Applicants must demonstrate their ability to accommodate eight to...
August 04, 2016
Become an Integrative and Functional Nutrition Certified Practitioner! Nationally renowned Integrative Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN’s), Dr. Sheila Dean and Kathie Swift are excited to announce their new online training program, the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy™ (IFNA™) for dietitians, nutritionists and other healthcare professionals.    IFN Academy™ is a CPEU accredited provider by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. IFNA™ offers both online, e-learning programs...
August 04, 2016
REGISTER TODAY for the Creating Integrative Cancer Teams: Learning from those who Make it Work conference,September 25-26, Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, DC.   In case you didn't notice; there's a discount for registering early, but you must register by Friday, August 5.     This two-day event will arm you the latest research and integrative team-building best practices that you can use, almost immediately. Learn from a team of experts in Eastern and Western medicine to treat the whole patient...
August 02, 2016
We had an incredible time this past week at the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians annual convention.  For the first time ever, Natural Medicine Journal hosted an intimate reception to say thanks to our incredible Editorial Board.  It was a great way to connect with old friends and meet some new friends as well.   Without our Editorial Board and other talented authors, we wouldn’t be able to provide Natural Medicine Journal and it’s cutting edge information on integrative medicine...