Chiropractic Medicine

13 Things Practicing Chiropractic Physicians Would Have Done Differently in School

It’s said that “hindsight is 20/20”. While this may be applied to many areas of life, if you are considering a medical career or are currently a medical student, learning what professionals already working in the field would do differently may not just save you time, but also valuable financial resources.

Read on to learn what practicing chiropractic physician, Alex Tauberg, a successful 2016 National University alumnus, has to say about the things he would go back and change if he could while he was still a student working towards becoming a chiropractic physician.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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Alternative Medicine, Complementary Medicine

4 Advantages of Enrolling in a Dual Degree Program at National University


When starting a career in any field, it’s important to set yourself apart from the competition. Within complementary and alternative medicine, earning a degree in more than one health field can be especially advantageous, not just among future employers but your future patients.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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Naturopathic Medicine, Graduate Student Stories

The Making of a Naturopathic Doctor

The following blog is a guest post by Molly Harmon, third year medical student at National University of Health Sciences. Molly’s article first appeared on the website of the Indiana Association of Naturopathic Physicians (INANP). It offers valuable insight for students working towards becoming a naturopathic physician and shares her journey from a unique perspective.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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Chiropractic Medicine, Healthy Tips

4 Ways Chiropractic Medicine Can Provide Lasting Benefits for Young Athletes


Today’s young athletes work harder, longer hours, and push through injury more than ever before. Traveling sports start at a younger age, which usually means more practices per week and tournaments multiple weekends per month. Tee ball starts by age 4. Travel baseball and football begins by age 8. Kids committing to one sport, also called specializing, is seen by middle school.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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Oriental Medicine, Healthy Tips

Oriental Medicine Tips That Will Help You Survive Allergy Season 2018

Seasonal allergies affect millions of Americans. While the exact causes of allergy symptoms remains uncertain, most agree that allergy symptoms are due to inflammation after the immune system pathways encounter allergenic materials in the environment. These allergenic materials are often from plant pollens, animal dander, insect venom, or certain foods.

Aside from taking over-the-counter and prescription medication, here are several natural approaches that can improve your allergy symptoms this season. 

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
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Naturopathic Medicine

What It Really Means to Be a Naturopathic Doctor


The following blog first appeared as a featured article for the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges in December 2017. We hope you will enjoy this up-close and personal account of what it means to choose naturopathic medicine as one’s calling and become a naturopathic physician.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
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Healthy Tips

How to Tell the Difference Between a Fad Diet and a Food Movement

Although definitions may vary slightly, what many can agree on as “fad diets” are when an individual nutritionally adheres to a set diet in order to lose weight in a brief period of time. This said diet usually lacks overall sustainability, long term health benefits, or focuses on any other aspect of health promotion like exercise. Food movements on the other hand take into consideration research and apply the principles to everyday life, making a sustainable change or changes for the betterment of life and health. The short term goals of both might be to lose weight, but the long term goal of a food moment is to create a healthy lifestyle.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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Graduate School Information & Events

6 Benefits of Attending Campus Visit Day this Spring

Making the decision to visit a college campus is always full of excitement and perhaps a little nervousness. You’re feeling excited to see the campus, meet new people, and learn first-hand what your future could hold. On the other hand, you may be feeling a little bit anxious about discussing program requirements, figuring out your financial aid options, and having all your questions answered. This is perfectly normal!

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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Naturopathic Medicine, Healthy Tips

6 Natural Strategies to Help Reboot Your New Year’s Health & Wellness Goals

According to experts, 80 percent of our New Year’s resolutions fail. That number is quite discouraging, not to mention that’s a lot of pressure to put on ourselves. If your finding that your enthusiasm is beginning to stall this year, don’t worry, read on for six great strategies to help you reboot your resolve and rebalance.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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Graduate School Information & Events

Explore a Career in Integrative Health at Campus Visit Day on March 10

National University’s Campus Visit Day on March 10 is designed to provide a unique experience for those interested in exploring a career in integrative health. Offered only twice a year, this event at the NUHS Illinois campus will allow you to explore graduate programs in chiropractic medicine, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, and oriental medicine as well as the undergraduate program in biomedical science.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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