Implications of Low Admission Standards in Naturopathic Education

Britt’s Note: My husband recently suggested that I investigate the admissions standards for naturopathic schools. I said, “You should!” He replied, “Okay, I will.” I welcome Taylor, my husband, archaeologist, general skeptic, and part-time dog trainer to NaturopathicDiaries.com with his article comparing the admission standards of naturopathic schools with nearby medical schools. Naturopaths claim...

An Inside Look at My Education and Clinical Training

Critics have accused me of not fully understanding the “comprehensive” naturopathic education I received at Bastyr University. They have suggested that I complete a curriculum comparison myself. Well, I basically already have done just that. I recently posted a breakdown and analysis of my clinical training at Bastyr University in an article on Science-Based Medicine....

Response to Matthew Baral’s Perspective on the Measles Outbreak

Response to Matthew Baral on writing about the measles vaccine: http://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/2015/02/09/vaccines-measles-facts/23142469/ http://drmatthewbaral.com/archives/1699 Matthew Baral’s recent blog post and corresponding opinion piece in the Arizona Republic highlights a trendy and inappropriate naturopathic stance on vaccinations. He claims that because he has 15 years of experience practicing as a naturopath seeing numerous patients...