Author Archive | Robert May, ND

In Memoriam: Steve Austin, ND

Dr. Steve Austin        May 14, 1947 – March 10, 2018 (The following is a re-posting of a tribute to Dr. Austin published by the Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians.) Steve was born in Brooklyn, New York to Joseph and Mollie Austin. He lived in many places around the US but Portland was […]

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WANP Political Update: December 2017

Dear Colleagues, Here is a bit of news about the political issues and activities that the WANP is currently involved in. Authority for Botox and Cosmetic Products At their November meeting, the Board of Naturopathy finalized language for the rules that will give NDs authority to prescribe and administer Botox and inert substances for cosmetic […]

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A New Perspective in Cancer Research?

The September 11, 2017 issue of the New Yorker magazine has the following article that looks into trends in cancer research.  I found it both well written and intriguing in offering the perspective that mainstream research may be starting to consider the importance of the type of patient, or the ‘soil’, that allows a cancer […]

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In Memoriam: Mark Dee Groven, ND

Mark Dee Groven, ND October 23, 1954 – May, 23, 2017 I’m very sad to share with you the news that Dr. Mark Groven passed away this past Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Bellevue, Washington. In the fall of 2014, Mark was diagnosed with amyloidosis, a rare form of cancer. He was given six months […]

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