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October 06, 2016
For Immediate Release Palm Harbor, FL – The Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy (IFNA) is proud to announce its educational partnership with The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). The two organizations will continue to support the growth in knowledge surrounding Functional Nutrition and the clinical adoption of Functional Medicine principles in clinical practice.      IFNA, an online clinician training program for registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) and other nutrition...
October 05, 2016
     For Immediate Release: INNATE ResponseTM Partners with Emerson Ecologics® to Offer Customers Unsurpassed Ordering Services and Benefits MANCHESTER, N.H., October 4, 2016 - INNATE Response, the manufacturer of naturally inspired supplements that support and strengthen the body’s innate healing response,* today announces an exclusive distribution partnership with Emerson Ecologics, the leading provider of the highest quality professional nutritional supplements, vitamins, prescription...
October 04, 2016
Attending a Naturopathic Medical School May Be the Right Choice for You  And Here are Ten Reasons Why Washington, DC (September 28, 2016) – As patients become more aware and interested in natural remedies to treat disease, educational and career opportunities are taking off in the naturopathic medical field -- a distinct primary care profession that combines the healing power of nature with the rigors of modern science.   “For students who want to pursue a healthcare career and have a passion...
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...