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naturopathic medicine

The following comes from Grant Antoine, a second-year student in the Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Program at Bastyr University California. It first appeared at Naturopathic.org, the website of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP). The opinions expressed belong to the author.

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Posted by Heather Carrie, CHPL Director on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:03pm
Tags: scope of practice laws, naturopathic medicine, licensing

Congress has designated October 6-12, 2014, as Naturopathic Medicine Week to recognize the value of naturopathic medicine in providing safe, effective, and affordable health care.

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Posted by Heather Carrie, CHPL Director on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:43pm
Tags: Events, Legislative Efforts, naturopathic medicine

After passing unanimously in both the state House and Senate, Governor Dannel Malloy signed a scope of practice bill to modernize scope of practice regulations for Connecticut naturopathic doctors.

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Posted by Heather Carrie, CHPL Director on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:00am
Tags: Legislative Efforts, naturopathic medicine, scope of practice laws

Naturopathic medicine supporters from around the country convened in Washington DC for the annual DC Federal Legislative Initiative (DC FLI) in April. DC FLI lets members of Congress learn about the benefits of naturopathic medicine and upcoming legislative bills to support the profession. This year’s event focused on legislation to integrate naturopathic doctors as Medicare health care providers and to implement a second annual Naturopathic Medicine Awareness Week.

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Posted by Heather Carrie, CHPL Director on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 6:20pm
Tags: Legislative Efforts, naturopathic medicine, Events

On April 14, 2014, with bipartisan support and Governor Martin O’Malley’s signature, Maryland became the 18th state to license naturopathic doctors (NDs). The newly signed law provides the people of Maryland greater access to comprehensive naturopathic health care by licensed professionals.

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Posted by Heather Carrie, CHPL Director on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:35am
Tags: Legislative Efforts, naturopathic medicine

April 26-28 The Washington DC Federal Legislative Initiative (DC FLI) brings naturopathic doctors, naturopathic medical students, and supporters of naturopathic medicine together to meet with federal legislators to advocate for the naturopathic medicine profession.

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Posted by Heather Carrie, CHPL Director on Mon, 02/24/2014 - 12:02pm
Tags: Legislative Efforts, Events, naturopathic medicine

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