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Naturopathic Physician

Say Goodbye to the Girls

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 02.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

I woke up today without my beautiful breasts. Swapped them out for no cancer -- a pretty good deal for me.

Naturopathic Oncology

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

I love my conventional medical team and have perfect faith in their ability to help me through surgery, chemotherapy and, if I need it, radiation therapy. I also feel deeply supported and confident about the naturopathic doctors by my side, to see me through this challenging time.

Plane Medicine

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Trained at four-year, in-residence, full-time naturopathic medical schools, NDs are trained to get patients to make the sometimes difficult changes needed to find a healthier balance. We're schooled in gentle yet effective areas of therapeutic nutrition and botanical medicine.

U.S. Senate Passes Resolution for Naturopathic Medicine Week

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

This resolution recognizes the value of naturopathic medicine in providing safe, effective, and affordable health care and encourages Americans to learn about the role of naturopathic physicians in preventing chronic and debilitating conditions.

Choosing Wisely, Indeed

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Culture shifts with regard to medical practice come slowly, but having this collaborative style effort from thought leaders of reputable organizations underscores both the timeliness and urgency of these recommendations.

Naturopathic Medicine and Autoimmune Disease

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Our health is a product of our genetic inheritance and our environmental exposures. Creating the healthiest possible environment, eating the right foods, and liming stress are all things we can do to optimize our genetic predispositions.

Naturopathic Doctors Fill in Gap in Physician Shortage

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

With the current and impending shortage of MDs and the increasing openness to natural medicine in the general population, NDs should be high on the list of providers to bridge the gap in our imminent provider shortage.

Our Changing Relationship With Our Health

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

For many patients, their naturopathic doctor helps to bridge their medical care and their everyday life. When we take time to understand them, answer questions, and show how things are related, patients feel they are a partner in their health care, not merely a subject.

You're What Kind Of Doctor?

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

"Wait, you're what kind of doctor? A nat-uro-pathic doctor? What's that?" I get this question all the time. It's not so surprising when it comes from someone I meet in a coffee shop or on an airplane, but I still hear it from other doctors, too.

Olympic Inspiration in the Clinic

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Like any athlete, I put effort into getting into the zone with patients and creating easy access to that place. For me, it stems from being able to quiet my mind, especially in the exam room setting, regardless of the history that is unfolding.

How Naturopathic Doctors Are Proving the Value of Integrative Medicine

John Weeks | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

In search of the science to support whole person, integrative medical care, the emerging guild of board-certified integrative M.D.s may use a strategy favored by the naturopathic doctors 30 years ago.

The Biggest Quack School in Natural Medicine Closes

Dr. Andrew Lange | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Lange

The Clayton school for years has been a diploma mill operation, offering doctorates and other degrees to students of natural health care, without providing clinical training of any kind.

Vaccination: A Conversation Worth Having

Bill Maher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Maher

Vaccination is a nuanced subject, and I've never said all vaccines in all situations are bad. The point I am representing is: Is getting frequent vaccinations for any and all viruses consequence-free?

Reformulate Health Care Reform -- STAT!

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

Unfortunately, in the weeks that have passed, the health reform debate and efforts have gone from optimistic and bipartisan to vitriolic, divisive and, in some circumstances, downright scary.