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A Family Healing Center, PC

McMinnville Clinic

330 SE Baker Street
McMinnville, Oregon 97128
PH. 503 883 0333


Yes – Naturopathic Doctors Are REAL Doctors

As a naturopathic doctor, I’m very proud of the work my colleagues and I do on behalf of our patients. I believe the path we have chosen for practicing medicine is in the best interests of all those we help given that we strive to... [read more]

Researchers Trying to Find Zika Answers

There is a lot we know about Zika. For example, the most common form of transmission is through mosquito bites. We also know it can also be transmitted sexually. What we don’t know is how the virus itself manages to harm babies in the womb.... [read more]

Nutrition Doesn’t Have to Be a Family Vacation Casualty

I spend a lot of time talking with patients about good nutrition. In fact, there’s probably nothing more important to good health than eating right. So what is a family to do at vacation time? How do families maintain good nutritional habits when they are... [read more]

Hormone Therapy Still Raises Concerns about the Heart

You’re getting older. As you age, your body is letting you know you are not as young as you were 20 years ago. You do not have that same kind of youthful energy; you find yourself tiring more easily and more often; you don’t seem... [read more]

Hawaii’s DPC Answers the Naturopathic-Health Insurance Dilemma

Regular readers of my blog are fully aware that most health insurance plans do not cover treatments provided by naturopathic doctors. The result is that patients are required to pay for naturopathic care out-of-pocket. But there may be a solution on the horizon. Hawaii’s direct... [read more]

Get Daily Exercise Despite Inconsistent Study Results

Scientific studies can be our best friend in the world of medicine. Well thought out studies with verifiable results can mean the difference between figuring out how to treat certain illnesses and injuries and having no clue whatsoever. But scientific studies can also be a... [read more]

Dry Needling: A Therapy for Chronic Pain Management

Imagine living with chronic pain severe enough to be somewhat debilitating. You might get to the point where you are ready to accept a lifetime of pain medication just to get relief. This scenario is actually more common than most of us realize. Chronic pain... [read more]

CICO: Another Unnecessary Nutritional Debate

I was enjoying some recreational reading dealing with the topic of good nutrition (yes, I love it that much) when I ran across a long and detailed article having to do with caloric intake. The author is a strong proponent of the paleo diet and... [read more]

Causation Is Key to Improving Emotional Health

Causation Is Key to Improving Emotional Health

There has been a lot of discussion about emotional and mental health in light of the many shooting tragedies we’ve witnessed in the last 24 months. Though mental illness is something we have been attempting to treat for generations, there still seems to be this... [read more]

Best Nutrient Advance Ever: Know What You’re Eating

I try to cover a core group of topics in my blog in order to keep my readers informed about the most important aspects of healthy living. Nutrient advances is one of them. So in thinking about it over the last several weeks, I asked... [read more]