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September 03, 2014
With a focus on naturopathic primary care, the annual conference of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) was held August 6-9, 2014, in Phoenix, Arizona. There were 140 exhibitors with 325 paid attendees and more than 750 total participants. Conference content provided more than 20 naturopathic continuing education credits, of which 5.5 were for pharmacy. The California Acupuncture Board approved the conference content for 20.25 credits. Content was categorized into one of...
September 02, 2014
Beginning September 2014, Corey Schuler, MS, DC, CNS, LN, will present Exposing the Effects of Modern Stress: Nutritional Strategies to Optimize the HPA Axis, an education tour sponsored by Integrative Therapeutics. The tour will include 14 cities nationwide and starts September 10, 2014, in St Paul, Minnesota.    In this continuing education seminar, Schuler will review the latest science on the relationships between neuroendocrine hormones and targets of intervention, clinical strategies to...
August 14, 2014
At the 2nd International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine held in Paris, July 4-6, 2014, over 30 participants representing national associations from around the world voted unanimously to form the World Naturopathic Federation (WNF).   The mission of the WNF will be to  support the growth and diversity of naturopathic medicine worldwide;  support the regulation of naturopathy and naturopathic medicine;  promote accreditation and the highest educational standards for our global profession; ...
August 13, 2014
Primary care practitioners can help cancer survivors transition from being passive participants in a tumor-based process to proactive participants in a person-based process. That was a key message during the one-day preconference event presented by the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP) held on August 5, 2014, in conjunction with the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians annual conference in Phoenix, Arizona.   “Our goal was to create a concise comprehensive one-...
July 01, 2014
John Weeks was honored for his 30 years as a leading advocate of integrative medicine with a lifetime achievement living tribute on May 15, 2014, during the International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH) conference in Miami.    Sponsors of this tribute included the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care, the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, the Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium, and FON Therapeutics,...
June 24, 2014
By Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO The Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians is organizing a one-day seminar in naturopathic oncology that will be held just before the AANP’s conference begins at the Biltmore. Last year OncANP’s one-day conference in Keystone that focused on breast cancer proved so successful that we thought we would give it another try this year. This year’s OncANP pre-conference, in keeping with the overall theme of the AANP conference, will focus on the information that all...
June 19, 2014
The Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine (AARM) is holding its 12th Annual Restorative Medicine Conference during October 9-12, 2014, at the Eldorado Hotel and Spa, located near the historic Plaza in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and witness the “mass ascension,” a simultaneous launch of all the participating balloons.       The theme of the conference is “Evidence-based Clinical Skills for...
June 03, 2014
Primary Care in Women: Challenging Problems and Creative Solutions in Natural Medicine   Tori Hudson, ND, Program Director of the Institute of Women’s Health and Integrative Medicine, invites you to attend the Primary Care in Women: Challenging Problems and Creative Solutions in Natural Medicine Conference, July 18-20, 2014, at the University Place Hotel, Portland, Oregon.   The conference is highlighted by significant content on food cravings and biochemical imbalance, women’s relationships...
May 27, 2014
Lise Alschuler, ND, was the first individual in the 36-year history of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) to receive an honorary bachelor of naturopathy degree. The honorary degree was awarded at the college’s 34th convocation ceremony on May 22, 2014.   Dr Alschuler graduated from Brown University with an undergraduate degree in medical anthropology and received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University in 1994. She also received her board certification in...
May 12, 2014
  Media Contact: Beth Riggio, Marketing Project Coordinator  Integrative Therapeutics™ 920.465.4389 media@integrativepro.com         GREEN BAY, WI (May 8th, 2014)—Leading nutritional supplement manufacturer Integrative Therapeutics™ announced the launch of their newest product, Vasophil™.    Vasophil is a combination of free form amino acids designed to support nitric oxide (NO) production and healthy peripheral circulation.* Unlike many other nitric oxide supplements that only contain...