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Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island Have Added Naturopathic Medicine as a Regulated Healthcare Practice

October 8, 2017 There are approximately 6,000 licensed naturopathic doctors in 23 regulated U.S. states and territories Washington, DC – Three states added naturopathic medicine as a regulated healthcare practice in the past year: Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Legislation to regulate naturopathic medicine is…

Licensed Naturopathic Doctors and Naturopaths Are Not the Same

June 30, 2017 Washington, DC – Even though the terms “naturopathic doctor” and “naturopath” are often used interchangeably by medical practitioners in other disciplines and the public, consumers seeking a naturopathic doctor should know they are not the same. This is according to the American…