001. oregonlive.com's Lynne Terry reports in "Naturopathic Clinic Designated as Top Tier Primary Care Facility" (2015-08-26):
"state health officials have certified a clinic at the National College of Natural Medicine as a top-tier primary care facility."
really, the State of Oregon STILL after all this time getting away with nonsense. See 002., below.
002. my favorite site in Oregon to employ is by the State of Oregon, ISYN, which states in "Naturopathy":
"naturopathic medicine is a distinctively natural approach to health and healing that recognizes the integrity of the whole person. Naturopathic medicine is heir to the vitalistic tradition of medicine in the Western world, emphasizing the treatment of disease through the stimulation, enhancement, and support of the inherent healing capacity of the person. Methods of treatments are chosen to work with the patient’s vital force, respecting the intelligence of the natural healing process [...] naturopathic Medicine emerges from six underlying principles of healing. These principles are based on the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually reexamined in light of scientific analysis. It is these principles that distinguish the profession from other medical approaches: [#1] the healing power of nature, vis medicatrix naturae: the body has the inherent ability to establish, maintain, and restore health. The healing process is ordered and intelligent; nature heals through the response of the life force."
the falsehood here is that a vital force survives scientific scrutiny. What kind of profession is based on falsehood? The not professional kind. All in partnership with as State in the Pacific Northwest. WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE, FEDS?