Healthcare Perspectives

Overview of the 25th Anniversary Convention of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

by Karolyn A. Gazella
According to AANP President Carl Hangee-Bauer, ND, LAc, the sessions featured information that provoked thought and also provided practical pearls that clinicians can use the first day back in the office.

Naturopathic Residency Program Advances Integrative Training

by Matt Plavnick
As STAIR residents become familiar with the nuts and bolts of running a naturopathic clinic, their involvement also closes the divide between naturopathic and conventional medicine. Brown points out that the STAIR Program "builds a bridge between naturopathic and conventional medicine that creates opportunities for enhancing patient-centered healthcare."

Confronting Cancer: A Report From the 17th International Symposium on Functional Medicine

by Karolyn A. Gazella
The United States Census Bureau projects that between 2000 and 2030 the number of Americans 65 years old or older will double. The aging of our population, combined with many other factors, will likely contribute to a corresponding increase in serious illnesses such as cancer.