Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Why 'Naturopathic Medicine' is an Oxymoron

By Julianna LeMieux

With more and more stories crossing my path of people (mostly children) being hospitalized or dying at the hand of a naturopath, I could not help but wonder.... what does it take to become a naturopath?

Like the profession, the training process to become a naturopath has been packaged to resemble actual medicine. The degree earned even contains the word 'doctor' - Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine.   Comparing the education that physicians and naturopaths obtain in order to prepare for their professions reveals a large difference between the two. Although both schools have a four year program - the similarities end there. One place where naturopathic and medical education are the same is the price tag. The average annual cost for a year at Bastyr University is $40K......To Read More.... 

No comments: