by Dr. Laura Brown
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on 01 July 2015
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July 1, 2015 marks the long awaited day for the naturopathic profession; it inaugurates the Naturopathy Act, 2007 which moves the profession from regulation under the Drugless Practitioners Act, 1925 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA). After 8 years the collective minds of government, the naturopathic profession, and the public finally agree as to what it means to be designated a Naturopathic Doctor in Ontario. What does this mean for your care with Dr. Laura M. Brown, ND ? Click the "MORE" below...

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by Dr. Laura Brown
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on 29 June 2015
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™5 Ways to Avoid Bug Bites

Natural Insect Repellent Recipe

Get out and enjoy summer!

Some tips to keep the bugs away and what to do for the bites.

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by Dr. Laura Brown
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on 23 April 2015
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Sharing with you my first peer-reviewed article on page 39 of the spring issue of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors VitaLink magazine.

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  2015 Review of the 

  Health Status of Canadian Adults

  Ownership and action are required to stop rising trends in disease 

    Dr. Laura M. Brown, BGS, ND, Dr. Poonam Patel, BSc, ND, Dr. Camille Sahula, BSc, ND 

It is evident that the most critical, chronic diseases are largely preventable and inextricably linked to one another. A  2015 review of the health status of Canadian adults is alarming. There is a three-fold increase in rates of obesity over the past five decades and a doubling in diabetes over the past thirty years.1,2 The leading causes of death in Canada are cancer and cardiovascular disease.3 This article will explore how and why adults in Canada need a higher level of ownership and an actionable plan for their state of health.  Read full article