Saturday, June 03, 2017

I.03.a.9. - No-Ok - North Carolina, North Dakota, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma

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the North Carolina Association of Naturopathic Physicians states:
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[in "About Naturopathic Doctors Licensing Act in North Carolina"]
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"the Naturopathic Doctors Licensing Act has been introduced in the North Carolina General Assembly. Senate Bill 467 sponsored by Senators Fletcher Hartsell, (R-Cabarrus & Irdell), and Tom Apodaca, (R-Buncombe, Henderson, & Polk), and House Bill 847 sponsored by Representatives Jeff Barnhart, (R-Cabarrus), Jeff Collins, (R-Nash), Tom Murry, (R-Wake), and Susan Fisher, (D-Buncombe) were introduced Thursday, March 31 and Thursday, April 7 respectively. SB 467 and HB 847 prescribe a process for licensing doctors of naturopathic medicine in North Carolina. The legislation follows the national standards for licensure of naturopaths requiring college graduation with an emphasis in sciences";
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[in "John (Keoni) Teta ND, LAc, CSCS"]
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"Dr. Keoni Teta [...has a] passion to practice the art and science of medicine [...] Dr. Teta did his undergraduate study at North Carolina State University where he obtained a bachelor of science degree in both biochemistry and chemical engineering [...] at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University [...] he received his masters of science [...] he received his doctorate in naturopathic medicine as well as a masters of science in acupuncture";
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[in "Dr. William Franklin, ND"]
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"Dr. William Franklin [...] graduated from East Tennessee State University with a bachelor of science in exercise science and completed coursework for a master of science in exercise physiology";
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[in "Dr. Christie C. Yerby, ND"]
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"Dr. Yerby is a naturopathic doctor and graduate of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Tempe, Arizona [...] Dr. Yerby has presented numerous courses on a variety of natural science topics in the US and Canada and has appeared on both radio and TV shows as an informational resource for natural science therapeutics";
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[in "Preeta Kuhlman, ND"]
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"Preeta has a [...] bachelor of science (honors) in physiological sciences";
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[in "Jade Teta ND, CSCS"]
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"Dr. Jade Teta [...] completed his undergraduate training at North Carolina State University, earning abachelors of science in biochemistry";
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[in "Gil Alvardao, N.D., L.Ac., Dipl.Ac."]
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"by integrating modern scientific information with the wisdom from ancient traditions, Dr. Alvarado [etc....] by respecting and skillfully using the gifts of nature combined with the advances of modern science [etc....] Dr. Alvarado graduated with a bachelor of science degree from the University of the State of New York";
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[in "Jillian Sarno Teta, N.D."]
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"Jillian obtained a bachelors and masters degree from Boston University in biology with a concentration in marine science";
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[in "Johathan Ritz, N.D."]
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"he received his bachelor of science from the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY [...and] his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Tempe, AZ.";
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[in "Meaghan Dishman ND, LAc, MSOM"]
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"alumni of the 6-year dual degree naturopathic medical doctorate and classical Chinese masters of science medical programs at the oldest college of naturopathic and classical Chinese medicine in the United States, the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon";
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[in "Education and Professional Standards of Naturopathic Physicians"]
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"all licensed naturopathic physicians have doctorate of naturopathic medicine degrees from federally recognized medical schools. Their education includes [...] the same foundational and clinical sciences as other medical students [...] National College of Natural Medicine naturopathic medical curriculum [...] basic science clinical correlate I, II & III [...for the] NPLEX examinations [...] the clinical scenario is very brief on the Part I - Biomedical Science Examination and more extensive on the Part II - Clinical Science Examinations [...] items on the Part I - Biomedical Science Examination do not require clinical training [...] Part I - Biomedical Science Examination [...] Part II - Core Clinical Science Examination [...] qualified schools, accreditation and board exams [...] candidate for accreditation: National University of Health Sciences (Lombard, Illinois) [...] medical college curriculum comparisons [...] basic clinical sciences [...] NCNM 1548, Bastyr 1639, SCNM 1419, JHMS 1771, YUSM 1420, SUSM 1383 [...] basic clinical sciences include: anatomy, cell biology, physiology, histology, pathology, biochemistry, pharmacology, lab diagnosis, neurosciences, clinical physical diagnosis, genetics, pharmacognosy, bio- statistics, epidemiology, public health, history and philosophy, ethics, and other coursework [...] naturopathic medicine, as an organized profession, is committed to ongoing research and development of its science. It incorporates many elements of scientific modern medicine";
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[for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
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[in "North Carolina Legislative Health Watch Volume 6, Number 48, November 10, 2004: PBM Debate Ends, Naturopathic Licensure Study Begins"]
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"in comparing naturopathic medical schools (NMS) with conventional medical schools [...] both had about the same number of hours required in basic and clinical sciences [...] naturopathic medical students must pass all 5 of their basic science exams with a score of at least 75% in each field to move on to their clinical science exams, which they also need to pass with scores of at least 75% [...] the scientific research that is validating naturopathic therapies [...] Mr. Coward said that medical societies sometimes oppose naturopathic medicine by saying that there is no science behind it. He offered evidence of scientific validation in several disease areas";
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[in "North Carolina Association of Naturopathic Physicians"]
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"as clinicians trained in the healing physiology of the human body, biochemistry, genetics, and various other clinical and life sciences, naturopathic doctors [etc.]";
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[in "Questions for the Legislative Committee on New Licensing Boards"]
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"the naturopathic medical education requires premedical undergraduate coursework. The federally accredited, four-year naturopathic medical schools teach the same basic and clinical sciences as other medical schools [...] the first two years of naturopathic medical school consist of basic medical sciences such an anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, physical and clinical diagnosis, laboratory diagnosis, etc. [...] naturopathic medicine combines basic sciences, clinical sciences";
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[in "Marci Scott, N.D."]
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"Marci Scott, N.D. is a naturopathic physician and southeastern native.  She graduated from the University of Georgia in 1998 and subsequently earned her doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences in Arizona in 2005";
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[in "Anna Kate Cascio, N.D."]
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"graduates are educated in the same basic sciences as MD's";
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[in "The History of Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"the naturopathic profession is committed to on-going scientific research and development. Today's practitioners add to the growing body of research by incorporating modern scientific methods that expand the understanding of the mechanisms of natural healing and therapeutics. Ongoing research in immunology, diagnosis, clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, psychology and other clinical sciences contribute to the development of naturopathic medicine";
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[in ""]
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"the doctor of naturopathic medicine degree (ND) is awarded after classroom, clinic and practical study. NDs are trained in medical sciences";
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[in "Dr. Donna Lombardi, ND"]
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"Dr. Lombardi was raised in Charlotte, NC and attended Duke University. Subsequently, she moved to Seattle, WA where she lived for 30 years. She worked in medical research for 27 years before going back to school for her naturopathic degree. As a result she feels her strong suit is in bringing a very scientific approach to naturopathic medicine";
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[in "North Carolina Legislative Health Watch Volume 6, Number 50, December 8, 2004"]
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"the final licensure advocate at the meeting was Kristina Taylor, a North Carolina native and third year student at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine located in Arizona. She related what it was like to be a student at an accredited naturopathic college – what she called her 'scientific, research and reality-based education'";
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[in "North Carolina Legislative Health Watch Volume 7, Number 1, January 12, 2005"]
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"the Committee postponed making a decision on its legislative recommendations in order to make changes to proposed legislation that was distributed to the Committee for discussion and to wait for a report on the results of a study convened by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) that explored scientific, policy and practice questions that arise from the use of complementary and alternative medicine";
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[in "What is a Naturopathic Doctor (ND)?"]
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"naturopathic doctors (NDs) combine the wisdom of nature with the rigors of modern medicine and science [...] educated in all of the same basic sciences as a medical doctor (MD), a naturopathic doctor uses the Western medical sciences as a foundation for diagnosis and treatment. Just like MDs, naturopathic physicians must pass rigorous professional board exams (basic science board exams after 2 years and clinical science board exams upon graduation) before they can be licensed by a state or jurisdiction";
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Northwest Territories Association of Naturopathic Doctors states:
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[re-searched 2017-05]
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[in "What is Naturopathic Medicine?" (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 [...] in Canada, the naturopathic medical profession’s infrastructure includes [...] a commitment to state-of-the-art scientific research";
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[in "Naturopathic Education" (2017)]
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"prerequisites including three years of pre-medical sciences at a University [...] the four areas of training in the four year full-time naturopathic medicine curriculum are: basic science";
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the Nova Scotia Association of Naturopathic Doctors states:
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[re-searched 2017-05]
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[in "About" (2017)]
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"all applicants who have applied for 'full' or 'associate' membership after January 2000 will be required to have passed both the basic science and clinical portion of the Naturopathic Physicians Licensure Examination (NPLEX)";
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[in "Daily Contest Monday May 9" (2017)]
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"today’s featured doctor: Tara Lantz, ND [...] as a doctor of naturopathic medicine with a bachelor of science in chemistry, Dr. Lantz’s practice is grounded in science, reason, and tradition";
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[in "Dr. Nadia Tymoshenko, ND" (2017)]
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"blending scientific knowledge with 20 years of clinical experience, Dr. Nadia Tymoshenko helps people improve their health and their lives. After completing a bachelor of science degree majoring in psychology, Nadia completed the four-year professional program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1996";
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(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://nsand.ca/members/dr-nadia-tymoshenko-nd-halifax/)
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[in "Frequently Asked Questions" (2017)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a unique primary health care system that combines modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural medicine [...] NDs cooperate with other branches of medical science [...] a naturopathic doctor is rigorously educated in basic sciences, advanced medical sciences, as well as natural treatment modalities and assessment methods";
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[in "Frequently Asked Questions" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a unique primary health care system that combines modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural medicine [...] a naturopathic doctor is educated in all of the basic sciences";
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[in "Daily Contest Wednesday May 11" (2017)]
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"today’s featured doctor: Nadia Tymoshenko, ND [...] blending scientific knowledge with 20 years of clinical experience, Dr. Nadia Tymoshenko helps people improve their health and their lives. After completing a bachelor of science degree majoring in psychology, Nadia completed the four-year professional program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1996";
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(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://nsand.ca/daily-contest-wednesday-may-11/)
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[in 'homepage' (2017)]
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"education: after completing a pre-med degree, naturopathic medical students attend a four-year, accredited naturopathic medical school. The curriculum includes medical science and natural therapeutics [...] frequently asked questions: naturopathic medicine is a unique primary healthcare system that combines modern scientific research with traditional and natural medicine. Frequently asked questions are answered here";
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(click here,
http://nsand.ca/)
(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://nsand.ca/)
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[in "What is a Naturopathic Doctor?" (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 diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease using natural therapies including botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, hydrotherapy, homeopathy, naturopathic manipulation, traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, and lifestyle counselling";
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[in "What is a Naturopathic Doctor?" (2011)]
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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 using natural therapies […] naturopathic doctors [...] cooperate with other branches of medical science";
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(click here,
http://nsand.ca/naturopath)[vsc 2011-02-28, 2013-01-27]
(archived here,
http://web.archive.org/web/20120226175554/http://nsand.ca/naturopath)[vsc 2013-01-27]
(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://nsand.ca/naturopath)
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[in "NSAND Membership Application" (2011)]
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"the Labor Mobility agreement of Canada requires that all applicants who have applied for 'full' or 'associate' membership after January 2000 will be required to have passed both the basic science and clinical portion of the Naturopathic Physicians Licensure Examination (NPLEX) [...] NPLEX (basic science [etc.]";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine Misrepresented" (2008)]
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"[by Murphy, S. (ND CCNM)} ] Mr. Kaufman did not offer an explanation of naturopathic medicine except to say that it was 'unscientific' [...] naturopathic medicine is indeed scientific and naturopathic medical training requires a minimum three years of pre-med sciences at a recognized university followed by a full-time four-year (3500 classroom hours and 1500 clinical hours) program based on scientific principals and clinical experience";
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(click here,
http://nsand.ca/news/archive/9)[vsc 2010-08-04, 2011-02-28]
(archived here,
http://web.archive.org/web/20071111110831/http://nsand.ca/news/archive/9)[vsc 2010-08-04]
(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://nsand.ca/news/archive/9)
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[in "Become a Member of NSAND" (2011)]
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"the Labor Mobility agreement of Canada requires that all applicants [...] will be required to have passed both the basic science and clinical portion of the Naturopathic Physicians Licensure Examination (NPLEX)";
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine [...] a distinct system of healing [...an] art, science and practice [...] education of naturopathic doctors [...] basic medical clinical sciences and assessment [...] training in basic medical sciences";
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[in "Education" (2011)]
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"after completing a pre-med degree, naturopathic medical students attend a four-year, accredited naturopathic medical school. The curriculum includes basic, medical, and clinical sciences";
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the Ohio Chapter of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians states:
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[in "Philosophy of Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"as professional leaders and pioneers in science-based natural medicine, naturopathic physicians [...] they integrate scientific research with the healing powers of nature";
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[2010-](click here,
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(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
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[in "Definition of Naturopathic Medicine"]
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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[...] naturopathic physicians are primary health care practitioners, whose diverse techniques include modern and traditional, scientific and empirical methods";
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(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
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[in "Dr. Susan Jacobs  N.D., M.S.A., B.A."]
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"Dr. Jacobs utilizes science-based, non-invasive therapies in her practice, such as botanical medicine, homeopathy, nutrition, and acupuncture";
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[in "Naturopathic Medical Education"]
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"a licensed naturopathic physician (N.D.) 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 "History of Naturopathic Medicine"]
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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?"]
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"naturopathic physicians (N.D.s) are the highest trained practitioners in the broadest scope of naturopathic medical modalities. In addition to the basic medical sciences";
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[2011-](click here,
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the Oklahoma Association of Naturopathic Physicians states:
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[in "Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"naturopathic physicians cooperate with all other branches of medical science [...] combining science with the wisdom of nature";
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[in "Schools"]
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"a licensed naturopathic physician (ND) attends a four-year, graduate-level naturopathic medical school and is educated in all of the same basic sciences as an MD [...] AANMC member schools [...] National University of Health Sciences [...] University of Bridgeport - College of Naturopathic Medicine,  Health Science Center, 60 Lafayette Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604 Phone: (800) EXCEL UB ext. 4108";
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[in "What is Naturopathic Medicine?"]
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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";
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