Monday, October 3, 2011

AANP NDs (E-F):

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Earls, A. (ND CCNM) states:
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[for a bio., click here, http://draoife.com/wordpress/about/]
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine as a Part of Our New Integrated Health Care Model" (2015)]
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"as a natur­o­pathic doc­tor trained in a con­ven­tional sci­entific back­ground, my exper­i­ence is unique. My post-​graduate mas­ters in med­ical sci­ences trained me to think about jus­ti­fic­a­tion of ideas, evid­ence, and proof of valid­ity [...] rather than the more com­mon appoint­ment starter that they don’t believe in 'my form of medi­cine', my approach is not scientific";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2013)]
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"naturopathic doctors at minimum have a 3-year post-secondary university level degree with basic science courses";
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[in "Frequently Asked Questions About Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"naturopathic and conventional physicians are alike in that they both study biomedical sciences at a four-year accredited graduate medical school [...] is there any scientific basis to naturopathic medicine? Yes. The effectiveness of naturopathic medicine is backed up by controlled studies, and continues to grow.  Research on naturopathic treatments [...] can be found in reputable scientific journals";
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[in "FAQ" (2011)]
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"naturopathic and conventional physicians are alike in that they both study biomedical sciences at a four-year accredited graduate medical school [...] is there any sci­entific basis to natur­o­pathic medicine? Yes. The effectiveness of naturopathic medicine is supported by a multitude of research, randomized–controlled studies, and continues to grow. Research on naturopathic treatments (i.e. vitamins, herbs, acupuncture, the relationship between the body and mind) have positive results and can be found in many reputable scientific journals";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine as a Part of Our New Integrated Health Care Model" (2011)]
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"as a naturopathic doctor trained in a conventional scientific background, my experience is unique. My post-graduate masters in medical sciences trained me to think about justification of ideas, evidence, and proof of validity [...] when a new patient its in my office [...] the more common appointment starter [is] that [...] my approach is not scientific [good for them!]";
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Easton, S. (ND UBCNM) states:
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[in "Affiliated Practitioners" (2012)]
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"using a scientific approach to synergistically apply the principles of western healing modalities, homeopathy, and traditional oriental medicine, Dr. Easton specializes in treating chronic illnesses and enhancing optimal radiant health for all patients";
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Edwards, E.W. (ND NCNM), Fey, A.H. (ND NCNM) state:
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[in "Naturopathic Education" (2011)]
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"in addition to the basic medical sciences and conventional diagnostics, the naturopathic doctor is required to complete additional training in therapeutic nutrition [...] a naturopathic doctor takes rigorous basic science and clinical board examinations";
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[in "What is Naturopathic Medicine?" (2011)]
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"naturopathic diagnostic and therapies are supported by scientific research drawn from peer-reviewed journals from many disciplines";
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[in "Upstate Naturopathic" (2011)]
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"utilizing modern medical science and ancient healing methods naturopathic medicine could be beneficial for the following [etc.]";
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[in "Naturopathic Principles" (2011)]
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"all forms of medicine are defined not just by science [...] naturopathic medicine keeps astride of the current medical scientific research in understanding and diagnosing disease, but is mostly defined by it philosophy and principles";
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Edwards, J. (ND NCNM), Zieman, K. (ND NCNM) state:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine - Philosophy" (2011)]
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"the practice of naturopathic medicine emerges from six principles of healing. These principles are based on the objective observation of the nature of health and disease and are examined continually in light of scientific analysis";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine - Overview"]
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"naturopathic practice blends centuries-old natural therapies with advances in the science of health and human systems, covering all aspects of family health from prenatal to geriatric care";
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[in "Midwifery FAQ"]
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"as naturopathic doctors, we have attended 4 years of medical school at the Naturopathic College of Natural Medicine.  This entails 2 year of training in basic science and diagnostic skills";
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Eggerling, C. (NMD SCNM) states:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"the practice of naturopathic medicine emerges from six underlying principles of healing. These principles are based on the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in light of scientific analysis";
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Egginton, A.Q. (ND Bastyr 2011) states:
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[in "Answers To Some Commonly Asked Questions" (2015)]
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"NDs graduate from accredited medical schools where the first two years feature a comprehensive study of the basic medical sciences, including anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, microbiology, immunology, clinical and physical diagnosis, and laboratory diagnosis. In addition to the basic sciences [...] is naturopathic medicine scientific?  Yes. Naturopathic medicine [...] incorporates scientific advances from medical disciplines throughout the world[...] many naturopathic medical therapies have been scientifically validated";
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[in "The Principles of Naturopathic Medicine" (2015)]
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"naturopathic medicine, sometimes called 'naturopathy,' is as old as healing itself and as new as the latest discoveries in biochemical sciences. In the United States, the naturopathic medical profession's infrastructure is based on accredited educational institutions, professional licensing by a growing number of states, national standards of practice and care, peer review, and an ongoing commitment to state-of-the-art scientific research [...] but the rise of 'scientific medicine'";
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[in "What is Naturopathic Medicine?" (2015)]
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 "naturopathic physicians cooperate with all other branches of medical science [...] a licensed naturopathic doctor (N.D.) attends a four-year graduate level naturopathic medical school accredited by the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME) and is educated in all of the same basic sciences as an M.D";
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[in "The Doctor" (2014)]
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"she earned her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington, known for its science-based approach to natural medicine";
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[in "Essential Reading in Natural Medicine" (2014)]
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"The Science of Homeopathy by George Vithoulkas [...] The Science of Alternative Medicine";
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[in "Brief Description of the Natural Modalities We Practice" (2012)]
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"iridology: as quoted by Bernard Jensen, DC, ND, the man who improved the science; a science whereby the doctor or operator can tell from the markings or signs in the iris of the eye the reflex condition of the various organs of the body. It is the science of determining acute, sub-acute, chronic, and destructive stages in the affected organs of the body through their corresponding areas in the iris. Drug deposits, inherent weaknesses and living habits of the patient are also revealed in the iris of the eye [...] applied kinesiology borrows from many different disciplines and through the use of accurate, scientific muscle testing";
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Ehly, C. (ND SCNM), Kinney, E. (ND UBCNM) state:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2017)]
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"NDs approach each person individually first by seeking out the underlying cause of imbalance and then by crafting comprehensive treatment plans that blend the best of modern medical science and traditional natural medicine to restore balance and ultimately to achieve optimal health and wellness [...] a licensed naturopathic physician, or doctor of natropathic medicine, attends a four-year, graduate-level naturopathic medical school and is educated in all of the same basic sciences as a medical doctor [...] our values [...] an evidence based practice (EBP)";
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Ehrlich, ?. (ND ?  BSN IWU, MSN UH)[in Herring, M.A.], Roberts, M.M. (MD UA) {editors} state:
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[in "Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fast Fact for Medical Practice" (2002)]
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"licensed naturopathic doctors are trained in conventional Western medical sciences [p.091...] naturopathy has continued to evolve and integrate more conventional Western medical science with its vitalistic teachings [p.095]";
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(ISBN 0632045833; strangely published under the "Blackwell Science" imprint; I own this book)
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Elias, A. (ND NCNM) states:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2013)]
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"the practice of naturopathic medicine is founded on six principles of healing, based on the objective observation of the nature of health and disease and continually evaluated by the rigors of scientific analysis";
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Elliot, P. (ND Bastyr 1992) states:
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[in "Meet Dr. Pat Elliott" (2013)]
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"her scientific approach to the practice of alternative medicine has benefited numerous patients";
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[in "Naturopathic Patient Information" (2010)]
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"all physicians including naturopaths, MD’s, and osteopaths are separated out from other health care providers by their advanced level of medical science training [...] naturopaths attend 4 year graduate level naturopathic medical school, much of it devoted to the same basic medical sciences courses as other physicians [...] despite its shared medical science foundation, naturopathic training differs from other standard medicine training";
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Eng, M.Y. (ND Bastyr), Lewis, D.C. (ND Bastyr 1987), Merlino, C.M. (ND Bastyr 2010) state:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"naturopathic doctors cooperate with all other branches of medical science [...and speaks of] modern scientific principles";
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[in "Meet Our Providers" (2011)]
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"May Y. Eng, ND received her doctor of naturopathic medicine degree from Bastyr University of Natural Health Sciences [...] Dr. Eng uses her scientific expertise and her naturopathic training to provide patients with effective, science based treatments";
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Engard, K. (NMD SCNM) states:
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[for a bio., click here, http://redmountainhealth.com/DrEngard.htm]
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[in "What Is Naturopathic Medicine?" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a [...] science [...] distinguished by the principles which underlie and determine its practice. These principles are based upon the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in the light of scientific advances [...]  naturopathic physicians (N.D.s) [...study] basic medical sciences [...their] diverse techniques include modern and traditional, scientific and empirical methods";
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Engelbrecht, N. (ND CCNM) states:
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[in "Naturopathic Doctor, Natalie Engelbrecht, B.A., N.D." (2012)]
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"Natalie's approach to health care is to combine a strong scientific background with empathy and non-judgment in a relaxed environment [...] naturopathic doctorate: graduated 1996 from a four year program of over 4,500 hours of classroom training in basic medical science courses, clinical sciences and naturopathic therapies, as well as 1500 hours of supervised clinical experience with GPA 3.75";
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[in "Naturopathy FAQ" (2011)]
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"art and science are combined in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease [...] there is a large and ever increasing scientific evidence supporting the use of whole foods and supplements";
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Engele, D. (ND CCNM), Kim, L. (ND CCNM) state:
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[in "My First Visit to a Naturopath in Edmonton" (2015)]
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"we use natural products and science based medicine to help you";
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[in "Naturopaths use Science, Naturopathic Medicine, and Homeopathic Treatments" (2015)]
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Entner, S. (ND NCNM 2002), Spooner, C. (ND CCNM 1998), Pratt, E. (ND BINM) state:
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[in "Our Medicine" (2013)]
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"naturopathic physicians combine the wisdom of nature with the rigors of modern science";
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[in "Our Services"]
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"leading edge science helps us to fine-tune your lifestyle to achieve maximum health [...] genetic science has come a long way in recent years [...] overwhelming scientific evidence confirms that vitamin deficiencies are associated with disease processes and the overall condition of one’s health [...] our micronutrient testing offers a unique means to scientifically assess the intracellular requirements";
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[in "Our Approach"]
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"Dr. Entner and Dr. Spooner have created in Okanagan Natural Medicine a unique concept in healthcare…a clinic where doctors have blended cutting edge science and conventional medicine with complementary and traditional medicines [...] integrating the best of science and nature [...] science is beginning to discover what 'healers' have known for centuries";
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[in "Cold and Flu" (2012)]
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"trained in the basic medical sciences and conventional diagnostics, naturopathic education includes therapeutic nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, natural childbirth, classical Chinese medicine, hydrotherapy, naturopathic manipulative therapy, pharmacology and minor surgery";
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[in "Detoxification"]
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"toxicity refers to the science of how our bodies get rid of waste";
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[in "Anti-Aging Medicine"]
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"managing the aging process is an emerging field of science";
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Eriksen, T. (ND CCNM) states:
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[in "Dr. Tamara Eriksen, ND" (2013)]
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"Dr. Eriksen’s undergraduate training was at the UofA in biological sciences [...] considering herself a 'science geek from way back,' she makes a point of staying up on the cutting edge of medical science and alternative medicine. Her treatment philosophy is to lay the groundwork with sound medical science and to treat the cause whenever possible";
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[in "Principles of Naturopathic Medicine" (2013)]
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"the practice of naturopathic medicine emerges from six underlying principles of healing. These principles are based on the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in light of scientific analysis";
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[in "Breakfast Smoothie Recipes"]
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care system that integrates modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine [...] Dr. Eriksen’s undergraduate training was at the UofA in biological sciences, with a focus on genetics and microbiology [...] considering herself a 'science geek from way back,' Dr. Eriksen makes a point of staying up on the cutting edge of medical science and alternative medicine. Her treatment philosophy is to lay the groundwork with sound medical science [...] protein isolate supplements tend to be significantly more expensive, for no real (scientifically supported) advantage";
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[in "Cold and Flu"]
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care system that integrates modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine [...] Dr. Eriksen’s undergraduate training was at the UofA in biological sciences, with a focus on genetics and microbiology [...] considering herself a 'science geek from way back,' Dr. Eriksen makes a point of staying up on the cutting edge of medical science and alternative medicine. Her treatment philosophy is to lay the groundwork with sound medical science [...] scientists are beginning to determine that fevers may be important for physical, social and behavioral development";
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Erickson, L. (ND CCNM) states:
[in "Liane Erickson ND" (2010)]
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"naturopathic physicians cooperate with all other branches of medical science";
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Erickson, R. (ND Bastyr) states:
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[in "The Doctor" (2013)]
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"it’s about bringing science to the art of healing";
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[in "Why Naturopathy?" (2013)]
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"it’s not based on science is it? [...] yes we utilize scientific studies of herbs, nutrition, vitamins, minerals, exercise and pharmaceuticals to treat you most appropriately.Yes we utilize home remedies that aren’t scientifically studied but are time tested";
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Escobedo, ?. (ND BINM), McCully, S. (ND Bastyr) state:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine - Philosophy" (2012)]
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"naturopathic physicians [...] integrate scientific research with the healing powers of nature [...] as professional leaders and pioneers in science-based natural medicine, naturopathic physicians";
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[in "Resources" (2012)]
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"a naturopathic doctor (ND) has a total of 8 years of training. After receiving a 4 year bachelor degree they attend a 4-year graduate-level medical school and are educated in conventional medical sciences including anatomy, physiology, microbiology, immunology, clinical and physical diagnosis, laboratory diagnosis, cardiology, gastroenterology, gynecology and pediatric care. In addition to the standard medical curriculum, they are required to complete training in clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, physical medicine and counseling. Upon completion of medical school graduates must pass rigorous science and clinical board exams to be licensed by the state as a primary care doctor";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine - Training" (2012)]
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"a licensed naturopathic physician attends a four-year, graduate level naturopathic medical school and is educated in all of the same basic sciences as an M.D.";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2012)]
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"naturopathic physicians (NDs) are the highest trained practitioners using the broadest scope of naturopathic medical modalities. In addition to the basic medical sciences";
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Esposito, C. (ND CCNM) states:
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[in "FAQ: Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine [...] blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine [...and is a] science of disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention [...] the four year program incorporates over 4,500 hours of classroom training in basic medical science courses [and] clinical sciences [...] is naturopathic medicine scientific? Many naturopathic therapies [...]  have been validated by scientific research [...] the research supporting naturopathic medicine continues to grow and incorporate new scientific findings [...] training during medical school [...] basic and clinical sciences [...] naturopathic physicians [...] 224.50 [credits...] medical doctors [...] 186 [the ND superscience claim!]";
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[in "Complementary Alternative Medicine: What is Naturopathy?" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine [...] blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine [...it's a] science of disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention";
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[in "Doctor Oath: Naturopathic Doctor's Oath" (2011)]
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"I dedicate myself to the service of humanity as a practitioner of the art and science of naturopathic medicine";
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[in "Energy Medicine" (2011)]
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"energy medicine is the science and the art of optimizing your energies to help your body and mind function at their best";
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[in "Homeopathic Consult" (2011)]
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"one of the most common criticisms of homeopathy is that it is not scientific. However, more and more research continues to supports its efficacy";
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[in "Lose Weight Permanently" (2011)]
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"Dr. Esposito offers a cutting edge, scientific approach to weight loss";
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Esposito, J. (ND CCNM), Grant, C. (ND CCNM) state:
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[in "About Naturopathic Medicine" (2010)]
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"naturopathic medicine incorporates the science of nature and human function [...] the goal of an ND is to use scientifically based therapies that support and promote the body’s natural healing process. It is this healing power of nature combined with up-to-date scientific knowledge that makes naturopathic medicine the most important system of medicine to prevent and treat disease in today’s health care [...] these principles are based on the concept of health and disease and are continually shifting in light of evolving scientific knowledge [...] naturopathic doctors are required to complete a four year ‘pre-medical’ university undergraduate degree followed by four years of naturopathic medical training at an accredited naturopathic college. The program includes an in-depth study of the medical sciences";
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[in "FAQs" (2011)]
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"is naturopathic medicine backed by scientific research and evidence? Natural medicine is supported by strong evidence based research [...and] is well documented in scientific journals";
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Everest , M. (ND CCNM) states:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2013)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine [...] naturopathic doctors [...] cooperate with other branches of medical science";
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Fabbro, M. (ND CCNM 1999) states:
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[in "Glossary" (2012)]
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"MSA (meridian stress assessment) (electrodermal screening) [...] is an electronic acupuncture instrument which measures the body’s electro-magnetic response to various testing substances. The scientific basis of this type of testing is considered controversial by standard medical groups [...] Dr Fabbro uses the MSA to screen for food intolerances or sensitivities [...] the body is stressed with the frequency of a food, one food at a time, and then the MSA measures changes in skin electrical currents as a result of that stress [...] similar to that of a lie-detector test [...via] a specific acupuncture point on the finger. There appears to be no restrictions on the type of material that can be tested. The detection of food intolerances is claimed to be quick and reliable and about 80% accurate. In Dr Fabbro’s experience MSA has provided valuable information f";
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Fabricius, C.J. (ND NCNM) states:
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[in "Dr. Christopher J. Fabricius"]
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"'Living Medicine', the system of natural medicine founded by Dr Fabricius, is the culmination of his gift in being able to elegantly combine his specialized training and experience in both modern conventional medical sciences [...] Dr. Fabricius has the honor of being the only naturopathic physician invited to be on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Woman's Day special interest magazine, Vitamins, Herbs, & Health";
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[in "Living Medicine Intake & Assessment Process" (2012)]
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"one remarkable assessment method utilized by Dr. Fabricius is bio-resonance screening (BRS) [...] BRS can scientifically, safely, accurately, efficiently, and non-invasively assess"; 
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[in "Living Medicine Overview of the Process" (2012)]
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"Dr. Chris Fabricius teaches you how to build your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual vitality from a cellular level. His background and training in conventional medical sciences enable him to clearly counsel what conventional medical therapeutic options are available relative to those available using natural medicine";
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Fahoum, M.T. (ND Bastyr 2004) states:
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[in "Dr. Monawar Fahoum, ND" (2011)]
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"[I'm] a naturopathic family practitioner [...I studied] the science of natural medicine at Bastyr University, graduating in 2004 with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine [...] Dr. Fahoum's time at Bastyr educated her on the natural medical sciences";
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[in "The Naturopathic Perspective Featuring Mona Fahoum ND" (2008)]
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"[this video's description states] Dr. Fahoum began her study in medicine at the University of Washington where she received her B.S. in cellular and molecular biology in 1999. She went on to study the science of natural medicine at Bastyr University, graduating in 2004 with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine [...] Dr. Fahoum's time at Bastyr educated her on the natural medical sciences";
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[in "Dr. Mona Fahoum"]
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"she went on to study the science of natural medicine at Bastyr University, graduating in 2004 with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine [...] Dr. Fahoum's time at Bastyr educated her on the natural medical sciences";
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Fainstat, P. (ND CCNM 1989) states:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine";
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[in " Our Philosophy"]
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"DermaCare offers personalized skin care using science-based, individualized programs for men and women";
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Falk, K.J. (ND BINM), Jones, S. (ND ?), Levins, T. (ND BINM) state:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2017)]
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"[Glenn Cassie article] naturopathic medicine is science based natural medicine [...] embracing these tenets, on a science-based platform [...] this includes all the basic sciences any general practitioner receives [...] a comprehensive foundation in the biological and biomedical sciences [...] in common possession of scientific facts [...] in the same scientific [...] the scientific basis and validity of naturopathic protocols [...] naturopathic scientific journals [...] of scientists and physicians [...] orthodox medicine is not of a scientific nature, but owes its origin and its continued existence to both politico-social and scientific factors";
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[in "FAQs" (2017)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine [...] naturopathic medicine is the art and science of disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention [...] training includes basic, medical, and clinical science";
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[in "Weight Loss" (2017)]
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"according to medical science there are three parameters that dictate long term health and longevity";
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[in "Matrix Regeneration Therapy (MRT)" (2017)]
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"not until recently has scientific research been able to discover the relevant patho physiological connections";
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[in "Treatments" (2017)]
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"acupuncture: a scientific system of healing that restores and maintains health by the insertion of fine needles into acupoints [...] this therapy was so successful and had strong scientific studies to account for its success";
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[in "Acupuncture" (2017)]
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"TCM does not operate within a western scientific paradigm but some practitioners make efforts to bring practices into a biomedical, scientific, evidence-based framework. Much recent research has brought great support to the efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine, especially acupuncture";
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Falkenspence, K. (ND ?), White, T. (ND ?, Bsc ?) state:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a [...] science [...] naturopathic medicine is the art and science of diagnosis, treatment and  prevention of disease using natural therapies, and is a distinct system of primary health care";
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Falkowski, A. (ND CCNM) states:
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[for a bio., click here: http://www.vitalityforlife.ca/anna.php]
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[in "Anna Falkowski, HBSc, N.D." (2015)]
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"Anna Falkowski received an honors bachelor of science degree in physiology from the University of Western Ontario,[...] she went on to pursue her interest in the Health Sciences field by completing four years at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, where she graduated as a Naturopathic doctor in May of 2003";
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[in "Day In The Life of a Naturopathic Doctor" (2014)]
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"[the ND says] in combination with the latest in scientific research [...] I have a four-year degree in honors physiology [..and then did] CCNM [...and in answer to the graphic 'what is your educational background?'] in order to attend naturopathic medical college, you have to take premedical studies at a university level [...with a] science background [...] a lot of what we do is science-based [...voodoo medicine is] completely inaccurate [...] we are very largely scientifically based [...] we take a scientific approach to many of our methods";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2014)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct form of primary health care that combines the most relevant and recent scientific research with time-tested and honored traditional remedies";
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Falomo, A. (ND CCNM) states:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2017)]
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"naturopathic medicine is the art and science of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease using natural therapies, with a focus on promoting health and well-being through individualized patient care and public education";
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[in "Frequently Asked Questions" (2017)]
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"naturopathic doctors must have an undergraduate degree and 4 years of postgraduate study in naturopathic medicine. The medical studies include basic and diagnostic sciences including anatomy, pathology, differential diagnosis, pharmacology, laboratory diagnosis, and more [...] over 4,100 hours of classroom training in basic medical science courses";
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[in "Frequently Asked Questions" (2013)]
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"naturopathic doctors are primary healthcare providers. They are trained in the medical sciences and diagnosis to the same extent as your family doctor";
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[in "Healthy Body, Healthy Life" (2011)]
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"taking into account the latest research in nutritional science";
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Farah, L.E. (ND CCNM), Kearns, A. (ND CCNM) state:
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[in "Treatment Overview on Chronic Pain"]
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"Willow Integrative Clinic physicians employ collaborative healing modalities to help repair damaged tissues, reduce detrimental inflammation, and eradicate pain through nonsurgical ligament reconstruction using the science of prolotherapy (where our doctors have 10 years of experience with prolotherapy)";
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[in "Comprehensive Weight Loss Program"]
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"'blending ancient healing wisdom with modern science' [...] this specialty line from Jadience infuses its blend with jade powder, which through scientific testing has proven to emit infrared rays and negative ions that work to increase metabolism, rejuvenate the cellular network, and replenish energy";
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[in "Treatment Overview on Anti-Aging Medicine"] 
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"there are many phases that need to be addressed in the art and science of anti-aging medicine";
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[in "Frequently Asked Questions"]
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"naturopathic doctors that specialize in integrative medicine have a minimum of eight years of post-secondary education. To be considered for admission to the naturopathic doctorate medical program, applicants must have completed a minimum of three years (equivalent to 15 full courses or 90 credit hours) toward a bachelor's science degree [...] the doctor of naturopathic medicine degree includes education in the medical sciences, conventional medical diagnosis, differential diagnosis, physical and clinical diagnosis and laboratory analysis. The medical sciences training comprises of human anatomy including cadaver dissection, biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, radiology, obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, dermatology, as well as other clinical studies"; 
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[in "Nutraceuticals"]
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"there is ample scientific research that attests that nutraceuticals serve an important purpose to correct deficiencies in the body and benefit the body in a unique way";
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Farnsworth, K. (ND NCNM 1983) states:
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[for a bio., click here, http://www.westvanclinic.com/staff.htm]
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[in "Our Philosophy" (2011)]
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"the practice of naturopathic medicine bases its practice from six underlying principles of healing. These principles are based on the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in light of scientific analysis";
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[in "Answers to Frequent Asked Questions" (2011)]
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"homeopathy is a highly systematic, scientific method of therapy";
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Farnsworth, K. (ND NCNM 1983), Ram, S.M. (ND BINM) state:
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[in "Answers to Frequent Asked Questions" (2011)]
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"q: can you describe what homeopathy is in more detail? A: Yes. Homeopathy is a highly systematic, scientific method of therapy";
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[in "Our Philosophy" (2011)]
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"the practice of naturopathic medicine bases its practice from six underlying principles of healing. These principles are based on the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in light of scientific analysis";
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Farshchian, T. (ND NCNM), Young, R. (ND UBCNM) states:
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[for bio.s, click here,
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[in "Frequently Asked Questions" (2009)]
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"a naturopathic doctor (ND) has a total of 8 years of training.  After receiving a 4 year bachelor degree they attend a 4-year graduate-level medical school and are educated in conventional medical sciences including anatomy, physiology, microbiology, immunology, clinical and physical diagnosis, laboratory diagnosis, cardiology, gastroenterology, gynecology and pediatric care [...] upon completion of medical school graduates must pass rigorous science and clinical board exams to be licensed by the state as a primary care general practice physician";
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[in 'homepage']
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"at Young Naturopathic Center for Wellness, our extensive education, clinical experience, advanced laboratory testing and deep understanding of the body allow us to blend natural therapies with the latest advances in scientific knowledge";
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[in "Services: Nutritional Counseling"]
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"Western nutrition, which teaches the scientific knowledge behind the nutritional function of foods";
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[in "eNewletter: June 2011"]
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"IV Nutritional Therapy has been shown by many tests and written up in the scientific literature as a very effective treatment for certain conditions";
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Fasig, A.M. (ND Bastyr 2003) states:
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[in "Biography" (2011)]
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"Dr. Amy Fasig received her bachelor of science degree from Bradley University [...] at Bastyr, Dr. Fasig studied the core sciences at the foundation of both naturopathic and traditional medicine";
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[in "Natural Medicine for All Ages" (2011)]
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"centuries-old remedies have been subjected to 20th and 21st century scientific experimentation and have been proven to be effective [...] having studied the same basic medical sciences as M.D.s, naturopathic physicians";
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[in "Education and Training" (2011)]
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"as physicians, licensed Naturopathic Physicians are trained at accredited, four to five-year, post-graduate, medical institutions. The education is composed of both academic and clinical training. The first two years feature a comprehensive study of the Western medical sciences";
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[in "Treatments" (2011)]
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"homeopathic medicine was developed in the 18th century, and its science has been verified experimentally and clinically [...] the Sanskrit term ‘ayurveda’ joins two words -- 'ayus,' which means life and 'veda,' which means knowledge—and can be defined as the 'science of life'";
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[in "Scope of Practice" (2011)]
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"to become licensed, a naturopathic physician must have graduated from a state approved doctorate degree program in naturopathy and have successfully passed a state licensure examination, overseen by the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners, which tests an applicant’s knowledge of both basic and clinical sciences";
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[in "Naturopathic Oath" (2011)]
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"I dedicate myself to the service of humanity as a practitioner of the art and science of naturopathic medicine";
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Fassler, K.L. (ND Bastyr 1988), Hecht, L. (ND Bastyr 1988) state:
[in "Our Naturopathic Doctors" (2011)]
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"Dr. Leon Hecht III, N.D. received his doctorate of naturopathic medicine degree from Bastyr University of Natural Health Sciences in 1988 […] Dr. Kristy Fassler, N.D., DHANP also received her doctorate of naturopathic medicine degree from Bastyr University of Natural Health Sciences in Seattle";
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Fassler, K.L. (ND Bastyr 1988), Hecht, L. (ND Bastyr 1988), Quinn, J.J-S. (ND Bastyr 2001) state:
[in "Links of Interest" (2011)]
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"Bastyr University of Natural Health Sciences - Located near Seattle, Washington, is one of the world's leading academic centers for advancing knowledge in the natural health sciences";
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Faust, P.D. (ND Bastyr 2001) states:
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[for a bio., click here, http://mysite.verizon.net/naturedoctor/about_us.htm; "Vice President of the Maryland Association of Naturopathic Physicians"]
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[in "Dr. Faust" (2011)]
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"science-based natural medicine for acute and chronic conditions [...] Bastyr University is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the study of natural health sciences";
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[in "Letter of Introduction" (2011)]
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"science-based natural medicine for acute and chronic conditions [...] naturopathic doctors (NDs) are general family practitioners trained as experts in science-based natural medicine [...] NDs study the same basic and clinical sciences as do other medical students";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"science-based natural medicine for acute and chronic conditions [...] naturopathic medicine is a distinct health care profession whose practitioners specialize in science-based natural medicine. Naturopaths are trained at four-year accredited, naturopathic medical colleges and are educated in the conventional medical sciences [...] as an organized profession, naturopathic medicine is committed to ongoing research and development of its science and incorporates elements of scientific modern medicine";
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[in "About Us" (2011)]
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"Dr. Paul Faust is a graduate of Bastyr University's naturopathic medicine program in Seattle, Washington. Bastyr University is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the study of natural health sciences that integrate mind, body, spirit and nature";
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[in "Natural Therapies" (2011)]
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"a growing body of scientific knowledge in this area is reflected in numerous professional journals or nutrition and dietary sciences [...] naturopaths are trained in both the art and science of botanical medicine";
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[in "Natural Medicine" (2008)]
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"Chesapeake Natural Health Center. Paul Faust, N.D. Naturopathic Medicine. Science-based natural medicine [...] naturopathic medicine is a distinct health care profession whose practitioners specialize in science-based natural medicine. Naturopaths are trained at four-year accredited, naturopathic medical colleges and are educated in the conventional medical sciences [...] as an organized profession, naturopathic medicine is committed to ongoing research and development of its science and incorporates elements of scientific modern medicine";
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Feely, S. (ND CCNM) states:
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[for a bio., click here, http://www.shannonfeely.com/naturopath/]
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[in "About Naturopathy" (2011)]
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"Canadian naturopathic doctors receive the standard training in medical sciences";
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[in "About Dr. Shannon" (2011)]
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"Dr. Feely uses a wide range of treatments to combine evidence-based science with the wisdom of ancient therapies";
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[in "Weight Loss" (2011)]
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"the Healthy and Active Weight Loss program restores your metabolism, balances your hormones and activates your immune system to keep the weight off.  It is based on the latest scientific research on the relationship between metabolism, hormone balance and nutrition";
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Felice, J.F.F. (ND Bastyr 2003) states:
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[for a bio., click here, http://www.drjakefelice.com/bio/]
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"the practice of naturopathic medicine emerges from six underlying principles of healing. These principles are based on the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in light of scientific analysis";
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[in "Naturopathic Clinic, Sliding-Scale Therapist Bring Services to Broadway" (2011)]
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"Dr. Felice’s clinical approach blends traditional healing practices with the best of modern science [...] 'we hope that patients who are seen here will continue to spread the word about the healing power of science-based natural medicine'";
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[in "Bio" (2011)]
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"Dr. Felice’s comprehensive approach to pain blends traditional healing practices with the best of modern science";
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[in "homepage" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a holistic approach to health care. Recent advances in medical science continue to demonstrate that today’s chronic diseases can be prevented and treated with naturopathic medicine protocols";
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[in "Science is Going to Pot. The Evidence is Overwhelming" (2011)]
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"it is my opinion that any claims on a lack of scientific evidence for medical cannabis are simply not founded in a proper understanding of the scope of the literature";
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[in "Philosophy" (2010)]
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"the practice of naturopathic medicine emerges from six underlying principles of healing. These principles are based on the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in light of scientific analysis";
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Ferchoff, R. (ND SCNM) states:
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[for a bio., click here, http://www.drferchoff.com/ourdoctors.htm]
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[in "Naturopathic Principles" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of primary health care - an art, science, philosophy and practice of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of illness. Naturopathic medicine is distinguished by the principles which underlie and determine its practice. These principles are based upon the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in the light of scientific advances";
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[in "The Nature of Naturopathic Medicine" (2010)]
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"[speaks of] naturopathic practice [...and] the science of health and human systems [...] is naturopathic medicine scientific? Yes [...] it incorporates scientific advances from medical disciplines throughout the world [...] many naturopathic medical therapies have been scientifically validated [...] the practice of naturopathic medicine emerges from six underlying principles of healing [...that] are based on the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in light of scientific analysis";
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Ferchoff, R. (ND SCNM), McCleod, M. (ND Bastyr), Nguyen, P. (ND Bastyr), Thurston, T. (ND NCNM)  state:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2012)]
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"the practice of naturopathic medicine emerges from six underlying principles of healing. These principles are based on the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in light of scientific analysis";
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[in "Naturopathic Treatment Modalities"]
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"naturopathic practice blends centuries-old natural, nontoxic therapies with advances in the science of health and human systems, covering all aspects of family health from prenatal to geriatric care";
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[in "FAQ" (2011)]
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"is Naturopathic medicine scientific? Yes.  Naturopathic medicine has its own unique body of knowledge.  It incorporates scientific advances from medical disciplines throughout the world with the wisdom from traditional medical models.Many naturopathic medical therapies have been scientifically validated, especially in the areas of clinical nutrition and botanical medicine.  The research departments of naturopathic medical colleges conduct on-going research examining naturopathic therapeutics and practice";
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Ferguson, G. (ND NCNM) states:
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[in "Gary Ferguson, ND" (2011)]
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"naturopathic doctors cooperate with all other branches of medical science";
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Ferguson, M. (ND Bastyr), Ferguson, T.M. (ND Bastyr 2007) state:
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[in "Naturopathic Education" (2011)]
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"board certified naturopathic doctors attend 4 years of post-graduate medical training at an accredited naturopathic medical school where they are trained as primary care physicians integrating traditional healing methods with modern scientific medicine [...] the curriculum involves the standard classes of basic sciences [...] to be licensable, the naturopathic doctor must pass a set of science boards taken after the second year";
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[in "All Therapeutics" (2011)]
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"a great deal of scientific research has shown food and nutritional supplements can safely and effectively improve many medical conditions [...] currently, scientific research is starting to validate and explain how plant medicine can be so effective";
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Ferguson, T.M. (ND Bastyr 2007) states:
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[in "Science Supports Naturopathic Healing"(posted 2008-12-12) (2010)]
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"[the video's textual description] Dr. Todd Ferguson on how science and research shows naturopathic methods are effective ways of healing [...from the video itself, narrator] 'are treatments in naturopathic medicine supported by scientific research?' [Ferguson] 'Ah, yeah [..] it sort of depends on how you define science [...] 3000 years of trial and era would be considered, in my mind, science.  But I think what you're getting at is more the modern type of science, and yes [...] many naturopathic concepts actually have a lot of research in them [...] yes there is a lot of research if you look in the right place [...] a lot of practitioners who say oh there's no research on that either means they haven't looked into it actually themselves and they're just assuming there isn't, or they haven't looked in the right place [..such as] Pubmed [...] you kind of have to know what you are looking for when you are searching for is there there research";
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Ferreira, T. (ND CCNM), Houmed, A. (ND CCNM), Kahrobaei, J. (ND CCNM), Lescheid, D.W. (ND CCNM), MacDonald, M. (ND CCNM), Zarzeczny, D. (ND CCNM) state:
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[in "FAQs" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional natural forms of medicine.  Naturopathic medicine is the art and science of disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention using natural therapies including botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, homeopathy, acupuncture and lifestyle counseling [...] the naturopathic program is a full-time, four-year program.  In the first two years, we study advanced medical and clinical sciences similar to those studied by medical doctors [...] naturopathic medical therapies have a long history of safe, effective use that is supported by strong evidence based research. For example, nutritional medicine is well supported by carefully designed scientific clinical trials. Many herbal medicines also have an extensive history of traditional use that is validated by current medical research. Furthermore, the direct link between diet, stress and many health conditions is well documented in scientific journals. The evidence base supporting the safety and effectiveness of naturopathic medicine continues to grow daily as new scientific findings are included [...] naturopathic doctors complement and enhance health care services provided by other health care professionals including your family doctor. They cooperate and refer to other branches of medical science for diagnosis or treatment when appropriate";
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[in "What is Naturopathic Medicine?" (2011)]
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"Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional natural forms of medicine. Naturopathic medicine is the art and science of disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention using natural therapies including botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, homeopathy, acupuncture and lifestyle counseling";
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Ferreira, T. (ND CCNM), Pierce, J. (ND ):
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[in "Naturopathy" (2015)]
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"naturopathic doctors are primary care providers with a minimum of 7 years of post-secondary training in medical and clinical sciences";
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Fey, A.H. (ND NCNM) states:
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[in "Biography" (2011)]
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"before attending naturopathic medical school, Dr. Fey was very active in scientific research involving plant molecular biology at Cornell University. Her introduction to natural medicine occurred at Cornell and was the culmination of a life long interest in science and medicine combined with a deep appreciation for plant science, the environment, and alternative healing";
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[in "Naturopathic News Fall 2007" (2011)]
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"supplementing with critical nutrients and improving children’s diets have proved to be extremely beneficial in many scientific research studies [...] naturopathic doctors (NDs) receive a 4-year postgraduate level training at an accredited naturopathic medical school. The 4-year training includes graduate level study in the medical sciences and clinical medicine [...] after graduation, NDs must pass a national board examination consisting of basic medical sciences, clinical sciences as well as naturopathic modalities to become licensed doctors [...] in a recent study from the U of Pittsburgh School of the Health Sciences";
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[in "Naturopathic News Spring 2008" (2011)]]
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"naturopathic doctors (NDs) receive a 4-year postgraduate level training at an accredited naturopathic medical school. The 4-year training includes graduate level study in the medical sciences and clinical medicine; in addition to, training in naturopathic therapeutics. After graduation, NDs must pass a national board examination consisting of basic medical sciences, clinical sciences as well as naturopathic modalities to become licensed doctors [...] the mechanism of such a link, many scientists suspect, is melatonin";
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[in "Naturopathic News Fall 2008" (2011)]
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"however, fad diets, strenuous exercise regimens, and/or the use of stimulants have been shown clinically and scientifically to eventually fail [...] a more accurate and scientific way to estimate body composition is bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) [...] what is different between us and MD's? Basically our education is focused on the same basic sciences as an M.D., but ND’s also study natural approaches";
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[in "Services" (2011)]
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"FirstLine Therapy is based on extensive scientific research";
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[in "Migraines and Gluten Intolerance" (2011)]
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"since 1966, scientific evidence has been accumulating regarding gluten sensitivity without the classic GI symptoms. During the past five years, many scientists have begun to re-evaluate the notion that gluten sensitivity is solely a disease of the GI tract due to the overwhelming evidence indicating otherwise"
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[in "How Your Gut Influences Mood and Well Being" (2011)]
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"this is the network of neurons lining your stomach that some scientists have nicknamed 'our second brain' [...] scientists are also learning that serotonin made by the gut may influence other surprising diseases [...] in addition, scientists found a connection between gut health and autism in regards to serotonin secretion. Scientists are also looking into how the second brain mediates the body’s immune response [...] full article published on www.scientificamerican.com";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine combines centuries old nontoxic therapy modalities with current advances in medical science and research [...] there are four existing naturopathic colleges in the US [...] the four years of training consist of graduate level study in the medical sciences and clinical medicine [...] ND's must pass a national board examination consisting of basic medical sciences as well as naturopathic modalities to become licensed doctors [...] a growing body of scientific research indicates that food and nutritional supplements";
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[in "FAQS" (2010)]
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"naturopathic medicine combines centuries old nontoxic therapy modalities with current advances in medical science and research [...] the four years of training consist of graduate level study in the medical sciences and clinical medicine [...] NDs must pass a national board examination consisting of basic medical sciences as well as naturopathic modalities to become licensed doctors";
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Fialk, J. (ND NCNM) states:
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[in "Dr. James Fialk, ND" (2017)]
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"Dr. Fialk prioritizes keeping up to date on the latest scientific research and clinical guidelines";
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[in "What is a Naturopathic Doctor?" (2017)]
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"naturopathic doctors (NDs) combine traditional natural healing with the rigors of modern science [...] ND’s are educated in all of the same basic and clinical sciences as a medical doctor (MD)";
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Fidler, M.E. (ND Bastyr 2008) states:
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[in "Treatment Philosophy" (2011)]
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"my practice consists of science-based natural medicine [...including] nutritional advice, integrating current scientific knowledge as well as traditional Chinese medicine perspectives";
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"Dr. Fidler can best serve you by providing effective natural options to fit in with your existing medical care. Though trained in integrative primary-care medicine, she is truly passionate about and chooses to focus on science-based alternative medicine";
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"the Center for Science in the Public Interest [...] what I like about the site [...] ratings are based on scientific evidence rather than opinion";
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Figoski, L. (ND NCNM) states:
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 "I blend the best of modern medical diagnostic science and traditional natural medical approaches in order to restore health [...] what are the qualifications of a licensed naturopathic physician?  Four-year, graduate-level naturopathic medical school with the same basic science curriculum as an MD";
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"basic and clinical sciences [...] National College of Natural Medicine [...] 1548";
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[in "FAQ" (2013)]
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"just like conventional MDs, we naturopaths attend a rigorous four-year, graduate-level medical school. We have the same science curriculum (including things like anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, etc…) and the same diagnostic training (including physical exams, lab tests and x-rays/imaging)";
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 "I received extensive training in all the typical science-based areas of medicine [...] because of my unique background in both the science and non-science sectors, I see myself firmly straddling them both.  I know the language and value of molecules, biochemistry reactions, physics, pharmaceuticals and diagnostic tests.  But I also know, that there is a whole world that exists beyond the realm of what science can capture [...] I was a rigorous academic science scholar [...] I learned to really value all the things beyond the realm of academic science [...] use my science training/knowledge";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2013)]
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"naturopaths craft comprehensive treatment plans that blend the best of modern medical science and traditional natural medical approaches to not only treat disease, but to also restore health.  As naturopathic doctors, we base our practice on six timeless principles founded on medical tradition and scientific evidence";
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 "I am a scientifically trained doctor, with years of clinical medical experience and academic biochemistry research";
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 "scientifically, sleep is still somewhat of a mystery";
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Fine, A.M. (NMD SCNM) states:
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"naturopathic physicans offer the changing world a healing paradigm founded on a rational balance of tradition, science and respect for nature";
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"energy medicine is enjoying a sell-deserved comeback as we move past Newtonian models of science into quantum physics";
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"the Fine Center for Natural Medicine is the fusion between the science of medicine and the art of healing";
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"pycnogenols, a term no longer used in the scientific community today [...] the most comprehensive scientific review of polyphenols in the United States to date [...] Dr. Morazzoni, scientific director";
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Finger, A.J. (ND NCNM) states:
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"naturopathic medicine is distinguished by the principles which underlie and determine its practice. These principles are based upon the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in the light of scientific advances. Methods used are consistent with these principles";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2007)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of primary health care - an art, science, philosophy and practice of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illness [...] naturopathic physicians are trained as primary health care practitioners, whose diverse techniques include modern and traditional, scientific and empirical methods [...] a naturopathic doctor (N.D.) is the highest trained practitioner in the broadest scope of natural holistic treatments. In addition to the basic medical sciences and conventional diagnostics [...] naturopathic physicians are trained as primary health care practitioners, whose diverse techniques include modern and traditional, scientific and empirical methods [...] a licensed naturopathic doctor (N.D.) attends a five-year graduate-level naturopathic medical school and is educated in all of the same basic sciences as an M.D.";
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"based in Portland, OR, NCNM is a four-year program of clinical sciences and holistic methods of healing and disease prevention instilled with the ancient principal of the healing power of nature";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"the four existing Naturopathic colleges in the United States are accredited by the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education, a special accreditor recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  The first two years of schooling mirror those of a conventionally trained medical doctor, the majority of classes consisting of basic sciences";
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"Portland, OR, NCNM is a four-year program of clinical sciences and holistic methods of healing and disease prevention instilled with the ancient principal of the healing power of nature";
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Finker, J. (ND SCNM) states:
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"naturopathic physicians cooperate with all other branches of medical science";
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[in "Education" (2011)]
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"ND’s are trained in all the medical sciences: anatomy, cardiology, biochemistry, neurology, physiology, pediatrics, pathology, dermatology, microbiology, obstetrics, immunology, gynecology, radiology, pharmacology, minor surgery, lab, physical diagnosis, etc.";
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"scientific research has demonstrated that many medical conditions can be healed effectively with food and nutritional supplements";
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"naturopathic medicine is founded in science [...] a naturopathic doctor utilizes the science and philosophy of diagnosing, treating and preventing disease by using modern and ancient techniques all based upon the naturopathic medical model [...] in the United States, the naturopathic medical profession’s infrastructure includes accredited educational institutions, professional licensing, national standards of practice, peer review, and a commitment to state-of-the-art scientific research [...] Dr. Finker is trained as a primary care doctor who is an expert in natural medicine. She combines the latest scientific information along with natural therapeutics";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"naturopathic medicine is founded in science [...] a naturopathic doctor utilizes the science and philosophy of diagnosing, treating and preventing disease by using modern and ancient techniques all based upon the naturopathic medical model [...] in the United States, the naturopathic medical profession’s infrastructure includes accredited educational institutions, professional licensing, national standards of practice, peer review, and a commitment to state-of-the-art scientific research [...] ND’s are trained in all the medical sciences: anatomy, cardiology, biochemistry, neurology, physiology, pediatrics, pathology, dermatology, microbiology, obstetrics, immunology, gynecology, radiology, pharmacology, minor surgery, lab, physical diagnosis, etc. [...] Dr. Finker is trained as a primary care doctor who is an expert in natural medicine. She combines the latest scientific information along with natural therapeutics";
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"scientific research has demonstrated that many medical conditions can be healed effectively with food and nutritional supplements [...] Dr. Finker is trained as a primary care doctor who is an expert in natural medicine. She combines the latest scientific information along with natural therapeutics";
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"Dr. Finker is trained as a primary care doctor who is an expert in natural medicine. She combines the latest scientific information along with natural therapeutics";
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Finkle, R. (ND Bastyr) states:
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"licensed N.D.s must also pass a series of rigorous professional basic science and clinical national and state board exams";
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"naturopathic training includes basic medical and clinical sciences";
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"currently there are six recognized schools of naturopathic medicine in North America.  Four are in the United States, and two are in Canada.  The program is four years of intensive full-time study.  The first two years are focused on basic medical and clinical sciences";
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Fisel, M. (ND NCNM) states:
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"licensed naturopathic doctors attend four-year, graduate level medical schools with admissions requirements comparable to those of other medical schools. Not only are they trained in medical sciences";
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"naturopathic doctors (ND) are licensed to practice as primary care physicians [...and] attend four year accredited medical schools that are structured similarly to conventional medical schools. The first two years consist of coursework in basic sciences, such as biochemistry, anatomy and physiology [...] to obtain their license, NDs must pass a series of rigorous basic science and clinical board exams";
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"offering compassionate medicine that combines modern science with the benefits of personalized care";
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FitzGerald, E. (ND CCNM), Hrkal, P. (ND CCNM), Markou, E. (ND CCNM), Silva, F. (ND CCNM) state:
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"is naturopathic medicine scientific? [...] naturopathic doctors are educated in the conventional medical sciences in addition to a range of natural therapeutics [...] more mainstream international universities are conducting evidence based scientific studies to help validate natural treatments and therapies";
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"'science-based natural medicine [...] naturopathic doctors [...] Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors'";
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Flatland, E. (ND SCNM) states:
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"Dr. Erik Flatland is a naturopathic physician [...and has a] degree from a 4-year resident, graduate level naturopathic medical college [...and is] trained in the conventional medical sciences";
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"naturopathic medicine is the medical science of nature [...] the degree of doctor of naturopathic medicine requires four years of graduate level study in the medical sciences [...] and other clinical sciences";
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"the vast amount of current literature and science supports the use of antioxidants and various nutrients in both wellness and beauty";
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"many scientists believe that coffee may block the disruptive effects of high cholesterol that is linked to Alzheimer’s disease [...] there is no scientific basis for believing that drinking coffee will increase the risk of developing cancer anywhere in the body. On the contrary, scientists have long suspected a link between coffee and cancer protection and recently German researchers identified the connection [...] according to research published by the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute in Florida in the Journal of Neuroscience [etc.]";
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Fleck, T. (ND SCNM) states:
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"more institutionalized large scale 'scientific medicine' [...] naturopathic medicine is based on a holistic approach combining safe and effective traditional therapies along with modern scientific approaches in medicine [...] during the first two years of the program they are trained in the same basic science and clinical applications that traditional medical students are educated in, in addition to pharmacolgy [...] after passing national science boards [...] which are scientifically researched and formulated";
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Fleetwood, C.F. (ND Bastyr 2004) states:
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"a licensed naturopathic physician (ND) attends a four-year graduate level naturopathic medical school and is educated in the same basic sciences as conventional medical doctors […] as professional leaders and pioneers in science-based natural medicine [...] they integrate scientific research with the healing powers of nature";
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Fleming, S.A. (ND Bastyr 2007),  Ruddy, ?. (ND SCNM 2009) state:
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"education and credentials: licensed naturopathic doctors receive four years of graduate level doctoral education in accredited naturopathic medical colleges, including three years of clinical experience.  Training includes basic medical and clinical sciences";
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Fleming, S.A. (ND Bastyr 2007), Gutknecht, N. (ND NCNM), Ruddy, ?. (ND SCNM 2009) state:
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"education and credentials: licensed naturopathic doctors receive four years of graduate level doctoral education in accredited naturopathic medical colleges, including three years of clinical experience.  Training includes basic medical and clinical sciences";
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Fleming, S.A. (ND Bastyr 2007), Kunkler, K. (ND NCNM 1989), Ruddy, ?. (ND SCNM 2009) state:
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"using proven natural therapies with modern scientific advances";
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"naturopathic physicians keep themselves up-to-date on the latest scientific research and incorporate this evidence into their treatments";
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"naturopathic physicians base their practice on six timeless principles founded on medical tradition and scientific evidence";
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Florian, A. (ND CCNM), Ritcey, S. (ND CCNM) state:
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"blending traditional healing wisdom with modern medical science, our clinic provides a professional and nurturing environment, centered around improving your optimal health and wellness";
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Flynn, D.S. (ND Bastyr 1999) states:
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"Dawn earned her doctor of naturopathic medicine and BS in Natural Health Sciences from Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA";
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"naturopathic medicine, also called naturopathy, is a distinct system of primary health care - an art, science [...] naturopathic medicine is distinguished by the principles that underlie and determine its practice. These principles are based upon the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in the light of scientific advances. Methods used are consistent with these principles [...with] an ongoing commitment to scientific research [...] a licensed naturopathic physician (N.D.) attends one of these four-year graduate level naturopathic medical schools and is educated in the same basic sciences as an M.D.";
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"naturopathic medicine and acupuncture in the heart of downtown Seattle. The earliest naturopathic doctors worked with herbs, foods, hydrotherapy and fasting- supportive treatments and preventive measures that assist the body’s own healing tendencies. Dr. Flynn continues to use these time honored and scientifically validated therapies while incorporating the spirit of Chinese Medicine";
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Flynn, J. (ND Bastyr), Parasson, N. (ND Bastyr) state:
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"naturopathic physicians are trained as experts in science-based natural medicine and cooperate with all other branches of medical science [...] the education consists of comparable, standard medical curricula as found in conventional medical schools. The first two years focus on the basic medical sciences (i.e., anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, pharmacology, etc.) followed by two years of clinical sciences, diagnosis, treatment and a clinical out-patient care apprenticeship";
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Fogg, J. (ND CCNM), Lawrence, A. (ND CCNM 1999) state:
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"is naturopathic medicine scientific? Thousands of modern clinical studies have validated a variety of natural medicines used by ND's";
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of primary health care - an art, science, philosophy and practice of diagnosing, treating and preventing disease. Naturopathic medicine's techniques include modern, traditional, scientific and empirical methods";
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of primary health care - an art, science, philosophy and practice of diagnosing, treating and preventing disease. Naturopathic medicine's techniques include modern, traditional, scientific and empirical methods [...] during the first two years students undertake coursework similar to an allopathic (MD) student, focusing on modern basic and diagnostic sciences";
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"naturopathic medicine is a unique primary health care system that brings together the best of modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine";
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"naturopathic medicine is a scientifically based approach to supporting the body’s own healing power [...] a blending of scientific advancements in diagnosis with the safe and sound principles of naturopathic medicine";
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"naturopathic physicians cooperate with all other branches of medical science [...] the best of modern medical science [...] scientific evidence";
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"Dr. Veronica is an expert in natural medicine [...] she cooperates with all other branches of medical science";
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"naturopathic physicians craft comprehensive treatment plans that blend the best of modern medical science [...] naturopathic physicians base their practice on six timeless principles founded on medical tradition and scientific evidence [...] naturopathic physicians combine the wisdom of nature with the rigors of modern science [...] Dr. Veronica attended a four-year graduate-level naturopathic medical school and is educated in all of the same basic sciences as an M.D. [...] Dr. Veronica keeps herself up-to-date on the latest scientific research";
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Fox, S. (ND NCNM) states:
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"naturopathic treatment methods combine the best of modern science [etc.]";
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"N.D. training takes place in four-year medical programs which include basic and applied medical sciences [...] are there scientific studies that document the safety and effectiveness of your treatments? Yes, there are. At Insights to Health we take this point quite seriously. Each of our physicians has spent years studying and learning the research behind all of the therapies we offer and is committed to staying up to date with current advances in scientific understanding [...] most of our treatments have been researched and validated by rigorous scientific studies";
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Francescott, T.J. (ND Bastyr 1999) states:
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"naturopathic doctors cooperate with all other branches of medical science";
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"Tom Francescott, ND [...] has an integrative naturopathic practice, specializing in science-based detoxification [...] Dr. Tom moved toward his true life purpose and earned his doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University, one of the country’s four medical schools specializing in science-based natural medicine and research";
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"Dr. Tom [...] earned his doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Seattle’s world-renowned Bastyr University, one of the country’s four medical schools specializing in science-based natural medicine and research";
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Frank, P. (ND CCNM) states:
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"I incorporate scientifically proven acupuncture, homeopathy, herbal medicine and diet and nutrition information in designing customized treatment programs for my clients";
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"I incorporate appropriate, scientific testing where necessary, acupuncture, herbal medicine, diet and nutritional counseling, homeopathy and only the finest quality supplements in my treatment plans where appropriate";
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"Bastyr University is a non-profit, private university offering graduate and undergraduate degrees, with a multi-disciplinary curriculum in science-based natural medicine [...] SCNM is a school of medicine and health sciences grounded in naturopathic principles [...] the Helfgott Research Institute is a professionally independent, non-profit research institute whose mission is to conduct rigorous, high quality, research on the art and science of healing [...] National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) is the oldest accredited naturopathic medical college in North America. Their exceptional graduate programs in naturopathic medicine and classical Chinese medicine blend ancient healing wisdom with modern science in challenging curricula";
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[in "FAQs" (2015)]
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"licensed ND's from accredited institutions attend a four year post-graduate education comparable to other medical schools. The first years are dedicated to mastering the health sciences";
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Frazer, V. (ND Bastyr 1992) states:
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[in 'homepage' (2012)]
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"naturopathic physicians [...] are educated in the conventional medical sciences [...] as a naturopathic physician, I treat disease and restore health drawing from the sciences [...including] homeopathy [...] I cooperate with all other branches of medical science";
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Fredrick, C. (ND Bastyr), Keen, L. (ND BINM) state:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"after completion of an undergraduate degree, students complete a 4-year graduate naturopathic medical program [...] the first 2 years of medical training are similar to that which medical doctors receive. The program involves intensive study in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, histology, pathology, pharmacology, immunology, infectious disease, embryology and research methods [...] during this time, there is additional coursework in botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, homeopathy, counseling, physical therapy and spinal adjustment, hydrotherapy and massage. The last 2 years of the program involves further study of the medical sciences [...] each candidate must successfully pass 2 sets of national board exams on the basic medical sciences, clinical medical sciences and naturopathic therapeutics";
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Freeman, B. (ND Bastyr 1991) states:
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[in "Naturopathy" (2012)]
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"he has received extensive training in the conventional medical sciences and herbal medicine, clinical nutrition and homeopathy";
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French, M. (ND NCNM) states:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine combines the latest scientific research [...] naturopathic doctors attend four-year graduate-level naturopathic medical schools and are educated in all of the same basic sciences as conventional doctors";
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Frey, S. (ND BINM) states:
[in "Banff Naturopathic Medical Clinic" (2011)]
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"doctors of naturopathic medicine are trained in both medical sciences [etc.]";
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[in "What is Naturopathic Medicine?" (2011)]
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"education: doctors of naturopathic medicine in Canada must have completed at least 3 years of an undergraduate degree with a number of science prerequisites";
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Frick, A. (ND SCNM) states:
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[in "What is Naturopathic Medicine?" (2010)]
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"naturopathic doctors (NDs) [...] core philosophy is based on a Hippocratic teaching more than 2000 years old: vis medicatrix naturae - nature is the healer of all diseases. Our practice is based on the same basic bio-medical science foundation that a traditional allopathic doctor is";
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[in "About Us" (2013)]
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"naturopathic doctors (NDs) [...] core philosophy is based on a Hippocratic teaching more than 2000 years old: vis medicatrix naturae - nature is the healer of all diseases. Our practice is based on the same basic bio-medical science foundation that a traditional allopathic doctor is";
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Frigerio, J. (ND NCNM) states:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2012)]
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"naturopathic medicine draws upon this historic therapeutic knowledge and combines it with modern, science-based medical research [...] after acceptance, ND candidates complete a rigorous, four-year academic and clinical program. This program combines the study of western medical sciences (such as anatomy, physiology, pathology, microbiology, immunology, clinical and physical diagnosis, laboratory diagnosis, cardiology, gastroenterology, gynecology, etc.) with naturopathic therapies and philosophy";
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Frisch, M.J. (ND Bastyr 2006) states:
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[in "Homeopathy" (2010)]
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"homeopathy has been in use for more than 2000 years, it was only developed as a systematic and scientific therapy of medical treatment in 1796";
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[in "Services" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct method of primary health care [...a] science";
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[in "Meet the Doctor" (2011)]
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"Dr. Frisch is a graduate of Bastyr University, a 5-year accredited Naturopathic Medical institution, and the nation’s leader in scientific-based natural medical schools";
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Fritz, H. (ND CCNM 2007), Rouchotas, P. (ND CCNM 2004) state:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"naturopathic doctors (NDs) undergo four years of rigorous medical training [...] at Bolton naturopathic, we practice evidence-based naturopathic medicine, basing treatment on what is supported by the scientific literature [...] naturopathic medicine is a system of healthcare that applies natural therapies on the basis of current scientific evidence and traditional knowledge";
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Fritz, V. (ND NCNM) states:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"naturopathic physicians craft comprehensive treatment plans that blend the best of modern medical science and traditional natural medical approaches to not only treat disease, but to also restore health [...] the structure and hours of coursework in the basic sciences is comparable to that of any allopathic or osteopathic medical school [...at] an accredited naturopathic medical school [...] the first two years focus on a combination of basic diagnostic sciences and on courses in basic naturopathic principles. In the second two years, students focus on the clinical sciences";
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[hosts "Naturopathic Medicine: What Can Patients Expect?" by NDs Dunne, Kim, Mittman, Barrett, Snider and Pizzorno (2011)]
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"the goal of naturopathic medical education is to prepare clinicians for the challenges of general practice  with a foundation in current medical science";
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[in "Welcome to Austin Natural Family Medicine" (2011)]
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"naturopathic doctors are uniquely qualified to recommend natural treatment options. We have more extensive training in clinical nutrition, homeopathy, and botanical medicine than MDs and chiropractors. Combined with our training in basic sciences such as biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology, we have the skills to recognize potential herb, drug, and nutrient interactions, and can therefore be both safe and effective in our recommendations";
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[in "Cold Laser Treatment" (2011)]
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"cold laser therapy has been in use for over 40 years, and there are over 3,000 studies in scientific, peer-reviewed journals documenting its safety and efficacy for a variety of conditions. It is an FDA-approved therapy";
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[in "Acupuncture" (2011)]
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"acupuncture, as part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has maintained its relevancy throughout the years and is now the subject of numerous modern scientific research studies";
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Frketich, K. (ND CCNM) states:
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"naturopaths start with an undergraduate degree, including the medical sciences";
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Frondermann, S.M. (ND NCNM) states:
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""the science of naturopathic medicine is an ever evolving, vital and holistic system of modern medicine deeply rooted in this historical wisdom. Naturopathic medicine is an art, a philosophy, a science [...] naturopathic physicians must attend a 4-year residential medical school, and are trained in traditional medical sciences and clinical studies as well as in the therapeutic sciences of nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathic medicine, and hands-on body therapy"; ";
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[in "Discover a New Perspective Towards Health!" (2011)]
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"holistic health care grounded in the medical science";
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Frosina, M. (ND CCNM) states:
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[for a bio., click here, http://www.drfrosina.com/about-me/;
for his Twitter page, click here, https://twitter.com/StoneyCreekND]
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[in "Frequently Asked Questions" (2011)]
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"naturopathic and allopathic [!!!] (conventional) physicians are required to study the biomedical sciences at a four-year accredited medical school. Included in this rigorous curriculum are biomedical sciences [...] is naturopathic medicine scientific? Yes. The effectiveness of naturopathic medicine is backed up by solid, controlled studies. Naturopathic medicine has evolved over centuries and continues to grow and incorporate scientific advances [...] the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine along with the many other accredited naturopathic institutions continue to perform state-of-the-art studies that are published in peer-reviewed scientific journals to further research in naturopathic medicine. It is the job of every ND to keep up to date with the latest advances in patient care through scientific journals and continuing education courses";
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[in "Be Well Naturally Newsletter (vol. 01, iss. 02; Spring 2009)" (2011)]
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"graduates of naturopathic medical schools receive more hours of study in basic and clinical sciences than graduates of Yale or Stanford medical schools";
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Fry, M. (ND NCNM) states:
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"naturopathic physicians are trained to provide integrated medical care as licensed primary care providers. Diagnostic and treatment approaches are drawn from historical use, scientific studies and clinical experience";
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Futterman, L. (ND NCNM) states:
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"we employ the only truly accurate and scientific method for evaluation of food sensitivities: elimination and reintroduction. Pseudoscientific methods like bioelectronic devices (Vega, Enterro) and blood and skin testing (IgG and IgE, respectively) are all unverified, unverifiable, and likely to be inaccurate [...] I haven't even mentioned the anti-supplement 'scientific articles' that the mainstream press is so eager to pick up on [...] current scientific evidence indicates that weight loss by itself does not necessarily [etc....] science may yet prove [etc....] scientists around the globe [etc....] NT therapy [...] is based on solid, published scientific evidence";
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"most medical doctors, because they know little to nothing about natural treatments and don't understand naturopathic philosophy, think naturopathic medicine is unscientific. In fact, this is incorrect. There is ample evidence, from all fields of scientific research, showing the efficacy of natural remedies. The accusation of lack of scientific support for naturopathic medicine does not recognize the bias of current conventional medicine";
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Funk, J. (ND Bastyr), James, L.A. (ND Bastyr 2002), Keehn, E.C. (ND Bastyr 2008), Knickrehm, W.E. (ND Bastyr 2001), Sandstrom, K.S. (ND Bastyr 2008) state:
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[in "A Naturopathic Clinic" (2011)]
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"naturopathic physicians are educated in conventional medical sciences [...] naturopathic physicians cooperate with all other branches of medical science";
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Furtado, K.A. (ND Bastyr 2000) states:
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[in "Thyroid: A Deeper Look Reveals Keys to Regain Function" (2017)]
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"Kim Furtado, ND, is a naturopathic doctor at Quakertown Wellness Center in Lewes, who specializes in science-based, patient-focused, natural medicine";
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[in "Learning a Lesson From Chronic Eczema" (2017)]
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"Kim Furtado, ND, is a naturopathic doctor at Quakertown Wellness Center in Lewes who specializes in science-based, patient-focused, natural medicine";
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[in "Reclaim Your Day" (2015)]
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"Kim D. Furtado, N.D. received her doctor of naturopathic medicine (N.D.) degree from Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington (www.bastyr.edu). She also holds a bachelor of science cum laude in biology from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  She has been in private practice in Lewes Delaware since 2001";
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(archived here,
https://web.archive.org/web/20170623171124/http://www.capegazette.com/affiliate-post/reclaim-your-day/81977)
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[in "Medical Report Suggests Antipsychotics Too Often Overprescribed to Elderly Dementia Patients" (2015)]
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"Kim D. Furtado, N.D. received her doctor of naturopathic medicine (N.D.) degree from Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington (www.bastyr.edu). She also holds a bachelor of science cum laude in biology from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.";
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[in "Finding Your Ideal Meal Plan and Weight" (2015)]
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"Kim D. Furtado, N.D. received her doctor of naturopathic medicine (N.D.) degree from Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington (www.bastyr.edu). She also holds a bachelor of science cum laude in biology from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  She has been in private practice in Lewes Delaware since 2001";
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[in "Spring Sparks Motivation to Lose Weight" (2015)]
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"Kim D. Furtado, N.D. received her doctor of naturopathic medicine (N.D.) degree from Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington (www.bastyr.edu). She also holds a bachelor of science cum laude in biology from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  She has been in private practice in Lewes Delaware since 2001";
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[in "Quakertown Wellness and Silver Lotus Training Institute’s First Aid Kit!" (2013)]
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"naturopathic doctors cooperate with all other branches of medical science [...] naturopathic physicians craft comprehensive treatment plans that blend the best of modern medical science [...] naturopathic physicians base their practice on six timeless principles founded on medical tradition and scientific evidence";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2012)]
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"naturopathic physicians craft comprehensive treatment plans that blend the best of modern medical science and traditional natural medical approaches to not only treat disease, but to also restore health. Naturopathic physicians base their practice on six timeless principles founded on medical tradition and scientific evidence [...] naturopathic doctors cooperate with all other branches of medical science [...] a licensed naturopathic doctor attends a four-year graduate level naturopathic medical school and is educated in the same basic and clinical sciences common to all medical education";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"naturopathic doctors cooperate with all other branches of medical science";
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[in "Naturopath Offers Healthy Alternative"(as reported by Monica Fleming) (2011)]
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"Kim Furtado [..says] 'I was always interested in science, psychology — and I really love biology' [...] in college, Furtado got more interested in psychology and how it worked with neuroscience and immunology. She ended her undergraduate degree with a bachelor of science degree in biology [...] it was at NIH that she realized the limitations of scientific research [...] in 1956, the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, the first of the modern naturopathic medical schools offering four-year naturopathic medical training with the intention of integrating science with naturopathic principles and practice [...] where Furtado received her training [...] at Bastyr, students learn basic sciences and have clinical training, and graduates can sit for board examinations";
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[in "Education of Naturopathic Doctors" (2011)]
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"a licensed naturopathic doctor attends a four-year graduate level naturopathic medical school and is educated in the same basic and clinical sciences common to all medical education [...] the basic sciences component of naturopathic medical education includes: anatomy, biochemistry, cardiology, clinical and physical diagnosis, dermatology, gynecology, immunology, lab diagnostics, microbiology, neurology, oncology, pathology, pediatrics, pharmacology, physiology, and radiology [...] NDs are required to graduate from a four-year residential naturopathic medical school and pass 5 days of extensive post-doctoral board exams, including 5 basic science board exams and 10 clinical science board exams, in order to receive a license";
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[in "Women's Health and Naturopathic Medicine" (2010)]
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"keep in mind, naturopathic physicians do cooperate with all other branches of medical science";
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[in "Vitamin A Offers Abundance of Health Benefits" (2007-03-08)]
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"Kim Furtado, N.D. is a naturopathic doctor who specializes in science-based, patient focused, natural medicine [p.024]";
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