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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WANP Members! As you may or may not know, we have been working hard on the WANP.org and Find A Natural Doctor.com websites for the organization and today we are working on something special for the members… Many of our customers have started to reach out to us because they are finding it hard to […]
The Grand Convergence: The New Science of the Body-Mind-Spirit Trinity Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D. In the face of global crises in health, home and heart, advances in science are creating a genuine revolution in thought and understanding, one so radical that it can change the world. Driving this evolution are discoveries in quantum physics and […]
“Just One Drop: The Story Behind the Homeopathy Controversy” Thursday, November 30, 2017 Seattle 10 Cinemas, 4500 9th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA From the film’s website, www.JustOneDropFilm.com: “JUST ONE DROP tells the little known story of homeopathy: the most controversial system of medicine. To many, homeopathy seems implausible. They fear it is […]
[This post is reprinted from a Washington State Department of Health email announcement.] Dear Healthcare Practitioners and Interested Persons, Starting January 1, 2018, all healthcare practitioners who authorize medical marijuana will be required to use the newly designed 2018 authorization form printed on Medical Marijuana Authorization RCW 69.51A.030 seal tamper-resistant paper. The new form is […]
This is a reprint of an FAQ from the Washington Department of Health. Frequently Asked Questions Naturopathic Physicians Prescribing Codeine and Testosterone Products Since the passage of 2005 House Bill 1546 and the completion of the rule implementation that became effective November 2, 2007, the following questions have been raised regarding licensed naturopathic physicians prescribing […]
I had the great experience of volunteering for the Seattle/King County Clinic (SKC Clinic) that was held at Key Arena from Oct 26-29 this Fall. I was overwhelmed by the abundance of altruism, compassion, and love displayed by all the volunteers involved in this amazing endeavor. The SKC Clinic provided thousands of people with no or […]
The attached video presentation was created by Dr. Christian Dodge and provides basic instruction on the proper use of CPT codes for naturopathic physicians. Dr. Dodge is on the clinical faculty of Bastyr University and has worked closely with the Washington State Department of Labor and Industry. He is also a long time member of […]
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 […]
Another good naturopathic product of European origin disappeared a while back. It was a small tube of Melissa off. extract in a cream base. The topically applied product was possibly the best relief for Herpes simplex of either type. The cream reduced the itch, shrank and dried the vesicles, and shortened the attack remarkably. First […]