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Maryland Licenses Naturopathic Doctors

Naturopathic doctors may now be licensed to practice in Maryland. According to Dr. Emily Telfair, president of the Maryland Association of Naturopathic Physicians, "The law will lead to greater access for Marylanders to doctors who emphasize disease prevention, healthy lifestyles, and natural therapies. It will also enable consumers to distinguish between licensed doctors who meet extensive education and training requirements and others who call themselves naturopaths but do not meet the state's rigorous licensing standards." Emily has spoken at our study group meeting in the past.

Press articles about homeopathy from the web

Healing with homeopathy
"Writing, to me, is a function of conveying to the people my passion. It's about making someone see what I see, making them perceive the reality the way I do," says Mumbai-based consulting homeopath Rajan Sankaran about his latest book "Natural Kingdoms -- Healing with Homeopathy".
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Homeopathy fast gaining popularity among Arabs
After initial reluctance to accept alternative medicine as a form of treatment, homeopathy is fast gaining popularity among Arabs and the UAE nationals.
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Edzard Ernst: outspoken professor of complementary medicine
Edzard Ernst is not afraid of a fight. Indeed as professor of complementary medicine at the University of Exeter, his determination to apply rigorous scientific analysis to everything from homeopathy to acupuncture triggered a furore that ricocheted from the halls of academia to St James's Palace.
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Homeopathic medicines at school now require doctor's notes
An update to the school system's medicine policy that the School Board approved earlier this month dictates that any and all homeopathic medicines or herbal remedies must be accompanied by a doctor's orders either from a licensed physician, dentist, nurse practitioner or doctor of ostepathics.
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This proves homeopathy DOESN'T work
Yvette d'Entremont, a forensic chemist from southern California, filmed herself downing 50 homeopathic sleeping tablets in one go to prove they were nothing but 'sugar pills' with no active ingredients. Ninety minutes later, she reported feeling no different - and says this proves thousands of people the world over are being misled.
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Dr Mukesh Batra received the Brand Leadership Award during the Asian Healthcare Awards
Homeopathy - the world's second largest medical system, according to the World Health Organisation - is used by over 500 million people worldwide and practiced in over 85 countries. It is one of the fastest growing systems, as more and more people are turning to safer and holistic treatment options. Our commitment and dedication in providing patients with the best service has led us to become the world's largest homeopathic healthcare corporate.
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Record holder homeopathic practitioner treated 10 lakh patients
City-based homeopathic practitioner Parth Sarthi Sharma has so far treated more than 10 lakh patients in his 21 years of career. In 1999, he set a Guinness world record for treating the most number of patients 62,481 from 1993 to 1998. So far, no one has broken his record
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Santa Monica Homeopathic Pharmacy Celebrates 70th Birthday
Opening its doors in 1944, Santa Monica Homeopathic Pharmacy continues to thrive, putting service and staff at the forefront of their enterprise, and setting the stage for small-business success in the city. For the past 70 years, the Litvak family has owned and operated the bustling, brightly-lit pharmacy that was originally located on Fourth Street and Broadway and called the Santa Monica Drug Company.
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Pharmacy to Remove Homeopathic Product Following Complaint
The Advertising Standards Authority ASA has upheld a complaint regarding advertising of the homeopathic product "No-Jet-Lag" in an Auckland pharmacy. The complaint, which was lodged with the ASA by the Society for Science Based Healthcare in July, alleged that the advertisement's claims about the product that "It Really Works" for "Homeopathic Jet Lag Prevention" were unsubstantiated and misleading.
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A Homeopathic clinic committed to the community
Irene Schwens enjoys being part of the Kitchener-Waterloo community and the opportunities the clinic provides to meet and talk with so many wonderful people. She is inspired by her clients to do more, always listening and adding additional services to meet the needs of the community.
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Tim Minchin: how my beat poem took the world by Storm
Tim Minchin: how my beat poem took the world by Storm A dinner-party encounter with a homeopathy fan was the spark for my rationalist anthem, now a YouTube hi
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Maya Healed Eczema With A Raw Food Diet!
In one study, two homeopathic doctors discovered an 82% positive response to homeopathic treatment, which is similar to the response rate from conventional corticosteroids in RCTs 80% and much better than their placebo controls 38%. Participants experienced significant improvements in their skin rashes after homeopathic treatments!
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Santa Monica Homeopathic Pharmacy turns 70
When you walk into their Broadway store - with exception of the photo wall featuring celebrity customers and the fact that several people greet you - it feels like any mainstream pharmacy. But perhaps most notably, the pharmacy is celebrating its 70th anniversary this month. In an era when decade-old restaurants and stores are being replaced by chains and boutiques, the pharmacy has weathered all kinds of changes.
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