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What Treatment by a Homeopathic Naturopath Looks Like

I am a naturopathic physician that specializes in homeopathic medicine. Every day in my practice I am faced with the challenging task of explaining what exactly that means. This is challenging for a variety of reasons. First of all, some people know an incredible amount about naturopathic medicine. Others have never even heard of it. Some have very specific preconceived notions (whether right or wrong) about what I do and what I don’t do. Others…

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Tibetan Medicine and Dharma

Recently I was on retreat and one of the teachers read this quote by Atisha, an 11th century Buddhist scholar and monk who helped the spread of Buddhism in Tibet. I like it and thought I would share it with you. The greatest achievement is selflessness The greatest worth is self mastery The greatest quality is seeking to serve others The greatest precept is continual awareness The greatest medicine is emptiness of everything The greatest…

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Toronto Public Health investigating confirmed case of measles | CTV News

Toronto Public Health has confirmed it’s investigating a confirmed case of measles in the city. The agency said the case involves a baby who contracted the disease while travelling abroad. The baby only visited three medical clinics after returning home so health officials were able to contact anyone who may have been exposed to the disease in those instances. Therefore, Toronto Public Health said it didn’t need to send out a public warning regarding the…

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$150 million for stem cell medical research

The Liberal National Government is investing $150 million to advance stem cell research that could potentially grow kidneys, repair damaged spinal cords and cure dementia. The establishment of the $150 million 10-year Australian Stem Cell Therapies Mission, funded through the Government’s landmark Medical Research Future Fund, will enable the momentum around stem cell science to continue. Funding from this mission will accelerate the investigation of the use of stem cells from fat, cord blood, bone…

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