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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

Yet another meta-analysis finds homeopathy 'useless'
One of Australia's main health groups is the National Health and Medical Research Council NHMRC. A panel of experts examined data from studies involving 68 illnesses and medical conditions, including colds and flu, asthma, migraine headaches, osteoarthritis, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD, depression, back pain and heroin addiction. They found no evidence--absolutely none--that homeopathic treatments were effective.
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Medical Establishment concludes homeopathy not effective
Comprehensive research by the well-regarded Australian NHMRC concluded this week that homeopathy is ineffective. Prominent doctors declared it unethical to prescribe, and health funds told to stop subsidizing it. To the medical community, fed up with quackery, the results simply confirm an established fact. But, as the ensuing furious exchange shows, to those who would cure an infant's baldness with homeopathy, the conclusion is just another example of the bias of conventional doctors against something they don't want to learn about. The establishment dismisses homeopathy, but a million Australians are willing to embrace it, defend it, and ridicule the evidence against it.
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Buyer beware when it comes to homeopathic remedies
More than 500 million people worldwide use homeopathic remedies, according to the National Center for Homeopathy, a trade group. But I believe these products offer nothing more than a placebo effect at best, and, at worst, waste money.
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Homeopathy: healthy soluction for spring problems
Homeopathic preparations for widespread use one of them is Polinol combine the best of conventional medicine and homeopathy, and the most important is that they may be used by themselves, without going to a classical homeopath. World Allergy Week is marked from April 8-14th, followed by the next World Sunday homeopathy April 14-18th.
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Homeopathy awareness can make the world a healthier, happier place
World Homeopathy Awareness Week - the annual promotional campaign organised by homeopaths around the world - kicked off on Thursday. This year, rather than ignore it, moan about it or condemn it, scientists and sceptics alike should join in.
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Dr. Blonz: No science behind homeopathy
I suggest you might be misguiding your readers on homeopathy, and encouraging them to close a door on options to try before pharmaceuticals. I have a foot in each practice. I have a master's in nursing, and am a clinical nurse specialist in integrative health practices. I have 20 years' experience as an operating room nurse, and I now work in quality and patient safety.
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Class Cert. Granted In Cold Medicine Marketing Row
A California federal judge on Wednesday certified a nationwide class of consumers in a suit claiming Hyland's Inc. misrepresented that its homeopathic products fight colds and flus quickly and effectively, while they allegedly actually have no medicinal value.
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Despite failure to protect children, homeopathic vaccines continue to appeal
A current trend among families who want their children vaccinated, but who are leery of traditional vaccines, is the increased use of homeopathic vaccines. vHomeopathic vaccines, also known as nosodes, are often promoted as a natural alternative to traditional vaccination programs. Clinicians who promote these nosodes mostly homeopaths and naturopaths suggest that homeopathic vaccines may even work better and that they are significantly safer. Many of these practitioners sell homeopathic vaccines in their offices.
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UAE experts urge caution over unlicensed homeopaths
Interest in homeopathy is increasing, specialists say, although they warn against using the remedies for emergencies or seeking help from unlicensed practitioners.
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Hahnemann remembered
Indian Association of Homeopathic Physicians, Visakhapatnam district unit, on Thursday celebrated the 259 birth anniversary of the creator of homeopathy system of medicine Samuel Hahnemann.
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Global Homeopathy Foundation is planning to organise various awareness initiatives
Eight homeopaths from across the country have come together to form the Global Homeopathy Foundation to spread awareness on homeopathy and prove its efficacy. In a step towards this, the foundation is planning to organise various awareness initiatives within the country and abroad. The Global Homeopathic Summit at Dubai during January 2016 is one of them.
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Homeopathic & Integrative Medicine Conference to be Held in Phoenix
The Arizona Homeopathic Integrative Medical Association will be hosting a workshop and gala event in Phoenix. The workshops will be held May 14-15, 2014, while the conference and gala will be held May 16-18, 2014. The event will take place at the Hilton Pointe Squaw Peak resort and will feature 20 of the top doctors in the field of alternative health. The doctors will be speaking on a range of alternative health topics that include eye health, healing, lead removal, dental health, treating cancer, chelation therapy, keeping children healthy, treating disease, and more.
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Homeopathy is bunk, study says
Homeopathy is no more effective than a placebo, according to an extensive study by a peak science body. The draft paper by the National Health and Medical Research Council assessed research into the effectiveness of the alternative medicine on 68 health conditions and concluded "there is no reliable evidence that homeopathy is effective".
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Homeopathic Treatment for Depression Sufferers
When suffering from anxiety or depression, it is best to talk to the therapist or doctor. Homeopathy options might not be the best one available. There are other options that don't involve medication, such as helping out at the local library or volunteering at the local shelter
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