Thursday, January 10, 2013

Changelog 2013-01-10 and ND Video

here, I summarize recent additions to my public naturopathy database.  I also link to an ND's video each changelog, quote from, and tag the video in some detail:

001. added:

the vitalism of:

Bastyr University 

NDs Bender-Pattinson, Cowan, Danby,  Dare, 
Esposito, Kempinska,  Park,  Peters, Raina,  Reid,  Stix, Yablon

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine 

NDs Coles, Elliott, Steelsmith

ND Johnson

ND Lee

ND Mazza

ND Misaghi; ND Meissner

National University of Health Sciences

ND Steelsmith 

ND Yates; ND Watson

the science claims of:

NDs Bender-Pattinson, Cowan, Danby, 
Dare, Esposito, Kempinska, Park, Peters, 
Raina, Reid, Stix, Yablon

the Idaho Chapter of 
the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians 

ND Lee, L.W.

NDs Quinn & Verfurth;  
ND Rose; ND Roy

the University of Bridgeport 

the 'vitalism is science-ejected' claim of:

Scott Gavura of 

Steven Salzberg at

John Timmer of
the 'naturopathy is pseudoscience and quackery' claim of:

Steven Salzberg at; 
Jann Bellamy at; 

002. video of the week link [not to pun]: states in "The IonCleanse® Ionic Foot Bath for Naturopaths" [vsc 2013-01-10; a manufacturer marketing to naturopaths]:

"[from the description] learn how the IonCleanse® detoxifying foot bath can help your naturopathic practice [...from the video, according to their Glenn Wilhelm, they are] the world's number one foot bath detoxification system [...the company is in] Denver, CO [...] it's an incredible modality [....] in can provide incredible benefits for vitually all of your patients [...] make the right choice [] is consistent with the foundation of naturopathy [...] the Ionclease can make a significant impact in your business  [...] tremendous income can be generated [...] over $40,000 annually [...they've] sold well over 10,000 Ion Cleanses [...]";

Note: meanwhile, foot detox is complete bunkum.  So yeah, I'd say this is right in line with naturopathy's foundation of 'a complete reversal of values', wherein that which doesn't even work is termed incredible, wherein that which is patently science-ejected is falsely labeled science etc.
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