NaturalPath serves as a dynamic voice for the advancement of naturopathic medicine while promoting physicians in the general public. Our primary audience is patients seeing naturopathic doctors and those interested in natural medicine, preventative care, and natural wellness. Our audience will also include manufacturers, distributors, retailers and researchers of the nutraceutical and natural products industry, and advocates of naturopathic medicine.
Articles must be original, previously unpublished, and written by physicians with a naturopathic degree from a CNME-accredited institution. Articles should be tailored to the general public, informing them of protocol, modality, diagnostic approach, philosophy, commentary or case study pertaining to naturopathic medicine. Illustrations, photographs, charts, and protocols are strongly encouraged. Mentions of and/or references to animal studies are not allowed where human studies are available. NaturalPath does not reprint articles from other publications except under unusual circumstances. Typical word requirements are 1200 to 1500 words per article. Longer articles will be published as a series among consecutive issues.
Topics areas may include:
- Clinical research and observation
- Naturopathic philosophy
- Clinical pearls and interesting case studies
- New techniques or protocols
- Abstracts and reviews
- Discussions pertaining to diagnostics
The editorial calendar is meant to be a loose guideline, as authors are encouraged to use professional and creative license to address topics relative to their views and philosophies of practice. Modalities may include but are not limited to botanical medicine, homeopathy, nutrition, functional medicine, IV therapies, ozone therapy, oxygen therapy, electro-therapies, hydrotherapy, nature cure, naturopathic manipulation, craniosacral therapy, acupuncture, TCM, mesotherapy, intradermal therapy, prolotherapy, neural therapy, minor surgery, biological medicine, energy medicine, nutraceuticals and other modalities used in naturopathic medicine Topics may be addressed as case studies, proposals, abstracts, reviews, commentaries and/or protocols.
Topics can Include:
- Emerging technologies for patient care
- Current trends and issues that affect naturopathic physicians’ patients regionally
- News, announcements, and event notices
- Educational and grassroots programs that further educate the general public in naturopathic causes
- Any other trend, event, or development you believe is pertinent to patients’ health & wellness
- Allergy Medicine
- Anti-Aging Medicine
- Gastrointestinal Health
- Infectious Disease
- Men’s Health
- Mind-Body Medicine
- Pain Medicine
- Women’s Health
EDITORIAL & PUBLICATION PROCESS
Articles are reviewed and edited for accuracy, style, grammar, and space. We cannot promise publication in a specific issue. Articles may be reserved for a more appropriate issue or for space requirements. However, we make every effort to publish articles as promptly as possible. Publication of an article can never be guaranteed. Promotion of products or services will be deleted in the editing process. Edited articles will not be provided to authors prior to publication.
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References are encouraged. Format them to AP style, and do not include more than 20 references. Denote references in the text with a superscript Arabic numeral. The reference list should be numerical in the order the references appear in the article. Please do NOT use the MS Word Footnotes or Endnotes function.