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Naturopathic Medicine Week


Each May, I join dozens of Naturopathic Doctors and students in our annual Federal Legislative Initiative (DC FLI).  I am very proud to say that all of our efforts at DC FLI have… Continue reading

What I would have done differently studying for Boards ….


Worried less. Other than that, I covered all the basics.  Exercised (at least a short walk) everyday.  Ate well.  And studied what I disliked the most and was the worst at – first… Continue reading

Hydrotherapy & Eleuthero to the rescue!


The funny thing about adrenal fatigue is that people generally feel pretty good while wearing themselves down.  The thrill of spending long hard hours working hard, doing something you love and are passionate… Continue reading

It takes a Village


As I start my 4th and final year in the ND program with some trepidation, I can not help but look back on all the ups and downs along the way.  I have… Continue reading

Redefining Health Care


With all the buzz around health care these days and no real answers, Americans are being forced to take a good look at all the options.  I believe that Naturopathic Medicine could be… Continue reading

Phytoguard Extended: Immune support for the weary clinician


As the Wise Woman Herbals Bastyr Student Representative, I often get asked: What WWH product is my favorite? My answer varies depending on time of year and although I do not have one single favorite… Continue reading

DC FLI


Registration Open!! DC FLI Date Change Mark your calendars for this year’s annual DC FLI MAY 5-7, 2012 Above: My friend Abby Brack snuck in a few surprise shots of me at DC… Continue reading

Winter Tonic is Hot!


This product is all the rage at Bastyr this winter. Based in Organic Apple Cider Vinegar infused with garlic, beet, parsley, ginger and cayenne. The cayenne is heating and stimulates circulation along with… Continue reading

Botanical Medicine: Reishi Chocolate Recipe


You will not believe how delicious this recipe is.  Add this to your holiday recipe repertoire for a wintertime immune boost :).  Reishi peanut butter cup anyone?! On the heels of a survey:… Continue reading

Birth Stories


Yesterday, in our Normal Maternity class, some of us shared birth stories, mostly those of our mothers.  We had done this in another course I had taken, Midwifery Wisdom, and I think we… Continue reading