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Naturopathic Medicine/Naturopathy

  • By: Joseph E. Pizzorno & Ather Ali
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Naturopathic medicine is a distinctly licensed medical profession in the United States. Practitioners are known as Naturopathic Physicians, Naturopathic Doctors, or Doctors of Naturopathic Medicine, abbreviated as ND or NMD It is a “vitalistic” profession, meaning its core ...

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