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Dr. Kimberly Volk spoke to FOX10 about how college kids can protect themselves from COVID-19 once they return to campus.


"Generally anyone we test, if they're not supplementing, they're deficient," – Dr. Sarah Trahan, SCNM Alumna and Neil Riordan Center Resident.

Dr. Trahan collaborated on a study with ASU which investigated the link between vitamin D deficiency and COVID-19.

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Dr. Rice spoke on KTAR Radio about the dangers of phubbing on relationships.

Dr. Langland spoke on Hubbard Radio about the airborne concerns of COVID-19.


SCNM Medical Center's Senior Staff Physician, Kimberly Volk, ND, RN was on AZ Family 3TV CBS 5 to speak about her experience working in the ICU during COVID-19.

Dr. Kwan wrote an article about cupping in Scottsdale Health Magazine.

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Dr. Calvin Kwan of the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine spoke on the Extra Point Show on KDUS AM1060 with Kemp and Kayla about the role of sports medicine and the return of professional sports.

Dr. Purvis was interview by ABC15 on tips for helping children wear face masks.

Read the article and watch the interview here: https://www.abc15.com/news/state/tips-for-helping-children-adjust-to-wearing-a-mask

Dr. Shiffler on Fox10Phoenix speaking about three herbs that naturally prevent mosquitos.

Dr. Purvis provided expert commentary in the article, "Experts Share Thoughts On Hormonal Imbalance During Weaning."

Read the article: https://www.babygaga.com/experts-share-thoughts-on-hormonal-imbalance-during-weaning/

Dr. Jonas had an article published in Arizona Health and Living Magazine on "4 Signs You Should See a Doctor for Anxiety"

Read the article: https://issuu.com/arizonahealthandliving/docs/arizona_health___living_magazine_june_2020_issue/30

SCNM's Learning Specialist, Jill K. Drowne, M.Ed. was featured in the article, "8 Efficiency Hacks for eLearning Success."

Read the article: https://www.opploans.com/oppu/articles/online-learning-tips-for-students/

Dr. Langland was interviewed on KTAR News about his research on botanicals targeting COVID-19 virus replications.


Dr. Jonas’ comments on calming anxiety were featured in an article on MSN.

Read the article: https://www.msn.com/en-ph/health/wellness/how-to-calm-anxiety-in-6-natural-ways-on-your-own/ar-BB13W9oO

Dr. Seitz provided commentary on COVID-19 Blitz Testing in an article on AZ Central and in Arizona Republic's Sunday Newspaper.

Read the article: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-health/2020/05/09/arizona-testing-blitz-opens-37-sites-including-state-farm-stadium-glendale/3102305001/


Dr. Seitz was interviewed on 3TV about the AZ COVID-19 Testig Blitz coming to SCNM. She explains what the test is like and who it's for.

Dr. Seitz was interviewed on 3TV at 5:45AM and 7:05AM about the AZ COVID-19 Testing Blitz coming to SCNM. She explains what the test is like and who it's for.

Dr. Seitz was interviewed on FOX10 Arizona about the AZ COVID-19 Testing Blitz at SCNM.

Dr. Seitz was interviewed on KTAR on May 4th to discuss the AZ Testing Blitz coming to SCNM. The segment aired 3 times (5:35PM, 6:35PM, and 7:35PM).

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Dr. Seitz will be interviewed on Hubbard Radio on May 6th to discuss the AZ Testing Blitz coming to SCNM. Hubbard Radio Phoenix stations: KSLX, KUPD, KDKB, KDUS, KAZG. KSLX is one of the top three rated radio stations in Phoenix!

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Dr. Kadar was on ABC15 to talk about how to get your nutrition back on track after quarantine!

Dr. Alexander was on 3TV to talk about the health effects of alcohol consumption.

Learning Specialist, Jill Drowne M.Ed. had an article published on AZ Foothills Magazine entitled: "Finding Focus: Tips for Students Learning at Home".

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Dr. Yalda Shokoohinia provided expert commentary for the article, "10 Herbs That Can Help Ease Stress" on Reader's Digest.

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Dr. Langland was featured in an article published by Healthline entitled: "Herbal Remedies and COVID-19".

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Dr. Langland was featured in an article published in Phoenix New Times entitled: “The Arizona Researchers Chasing Herbal COVID-19 Treatments”.

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Dr. Feria provided expert commentary for the article, “13 Home Remedies For The Symptoms You Might Be Experiencing Right Now” on the Eat This, Not That website

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12News featured Dr. Volk who will share tips for a successful telemedicine visit. 


Dr. Gena Kadar provided expert commentary for the article “7 Drinks to Help Support Your Immune System” on the MyFitnessPal blog.

Read the article: https://blog.myfitnesspal.com/7-drinks-to-help-support-your-immune-system/


Dr. Langland and Dr. Kadar were on Hubbard radio stations on Sunday, March 29.

Dr. Langland - COVID-19 Effects and Prevention

Dr. Kadar -  Foods to Boost Immune Systems

FOX10 – Dr. Katie Stage Phone Interview

Dr. Stage was on FOX10 AZAM Saturday, March 28 to chat with AZAM about the outdoors and stress relief.


3TV's Good Morning Arizona – Dr. Kimberly Volk TV Appearance

Dr. Volk was on 3TV’s Good Morning Arizona show on Saturday, March 28 to share the dangers of DIY dosing and how to properly use supplements


Dr. Jonas provided expert commentary for the article “11 Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety” in the Vegetarian Times.

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FOX10 – Dr. Langland TV Appearance

Dr. Langland talks about what could happen to COVID-19 with Arizona temps heating up.

Dr. Stage shares her do’s and don’ts to safely exercise outdoors and relieve stress. 

Dr. Jonas had an article published in AZ Big Media entitled: “Combat COVID-19 stress: Tips for meditation at home”

Read the article: https://azbigmedia.com/lifestyle/combat-covid-19-stress-tips-for-meditation-at-home/

Dr. Langland provided expert commentary for the article “This is What Happens to Your Body When You Get Coronavirus” on the Eat This, Not That website

Read the article: https://www.eatthis.com/coronavirus-body/

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The Daily Dose

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01: Dr. Paul Mittman on COVID-19

Our very first guest is President and CEO of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Paul Mittman. In this episode, we chat with Dr. Mittman about self-care and why everyone should have access to in order to maintain wellness. He also shares his Top 3 Tips for a healthy mind and body during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tune in and stay well!

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Episode 02: Jill Drowne, M.Ed on Meditation for Anxiety

Our guest on Episode 2 is Jill Drowne, Learning Specialist at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. We chat with Jill about mindfulness and why giving yourself time to reset actually creates the healthiest environment. As a special treat, Jill leads us in a meditation (9:03). Please feel free to share this podcast as a resource for anyone who may be feeling anxiety or stress.  Tune in and stay well!

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03: Dr. Lauren Salisbury on Home Hydr…

Episode 3 features Dr. Lauren Salisbury, ND, MS. An adjunct faculty member at SCNM and a physician at the SCNM Medical Center, Dr Salisbury shares her surprising background, gives tips on emergency preparedness, what you can do if you're immune deficient, and teaches us a bit of magic... through socks! Tune in and stay well!

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04: Dr. Erik Nelson on How to Get U…

Working from home now? This episode is for you! Our guest for Episode 4 is Dr. Erik Nelson, a personal fitness trainer and resident physician at Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine on the SCNM campus. Dr. Nelson focuses on non-opioid pain management, personalized nutrition, chronic disease reversal, and regenerative medicine. An avid triathlete, Dr. Nelson tells us about his stretching routines help decrease the risk of injury and walks us through a quick and easy move to get your muscles and blood flowing at your desk. Tune in and stay well!

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05: Dr. Dawn Jonas on Combating Anxiety

In episode 5, Dr. Dawn Jonas shares the importance of keeping our brains in the present to help combat anxiety. A naturopathic physician and former trauma counselor, Dr. Jonas teaches us a few games and breathing exercises she uses with her patients we can use. Tune in and stay well!

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06: Dr. Lilia Feria on Positive Fuel for your body

Dr. Lilia Feria joins us in episode 6 to tell us about her work at the Roosevelt Health Center, one of SCNM Sage Foundation's community clinics. She gives us some tips on eating healthy while maintaining a strict budget, what her patients have been asking her during this pandemic, and she teaches us how to fuel our bodies for success. Tune in and stay well!

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Dr. Shaun Kennedy join us in episode 7 to talk to us about why nutrition plays such a vital role in a person's health. He goes into detail on why carbs, fats, and proteins are essential for the human body and gives us his take on what foods people should be eating during this pandemic. Tune in and stay well!

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Episode 8 features Dr. Sarah Trahan who shares the science behind immune systems and how our bodies try to fight off viruses. She gives us some tips on how to keep our hormone levels in tip-top shape while we all adjust to this new normal. As a physician at the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Trahan also shares a few of ways to help with pain management and injury prevention.  Tune in and stay well!

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SCNM Alum, Dr. Guillermo Ruiz, joins us on Episode 9 to share the correlation between thyroid health and stress. Dr. Ruiz also dives into the factors which can affect the thyroid and why it is so important to see an expert in natural health (ND or NMD) before taking supplements. As a practicing physician at Integrative Health, Dr. Ruiz tells us the process he takes when treating his patients. Tune in and stay well!

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Episode 10 features Dr. Elizabeth Rice who shares the correlation between homeopathy and pandemics. Dr. Rice also explains what the homeopathy community is doing to combat COVID-19. As a practicing physician at SCNM Medical Center, Dr. Rice tells us about a patient she treated with homeopathy and why she believes this therapy is so effective. Tune in and stay well! 

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Dr. Yalda Shokoohinia joins us for episode 11. A pharmacist and professor of pharmacology and phytochemistry, Dr. Shokoohinia shares with us the importance of botanical standardization and what factors can affect the botanicals you may have in your home. She even gives us background on the headline-making pharmaceutical "hydroxychloroquine."

Dr. Shokoohinia is a doctor of pharmacy and earned a PhD in pharmacognosy from Isfahan University of Medical Science in Iran. She is currently the senior scientist at the Ric Scalzo Institute for Botanical Research at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

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Episode 12 features SCNM Medical Center resident, Dr. Shannon Cavanaugh, who shares why it is so important for people to visit the doctor regularly and what ingredients to look for when eating packaged food. She gives us the science behind why yoga can lower one’s heart rate and promote relaxation. Tune in and stay well! 

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We tackle it - high-dose Vitamin C in an IV! Dr. Stephanie Seitz joins us for episode 13 and tells us the ins-and-outs of IV therapies, including the use of high-dose Vitamin C as an immune system booster.

Dr. Seitz is a naturopathic doctor, holds a Masters in Public Health from the University of Arizona, and is a staff physician at the SCNM Medical Center and IV Suite.

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Episode 14's guest is SCNM Medical Center physician, Dr. Bronwyn Carlblom. With a background in music performance from USC, Dr. Carlblom shares the best kinds of music to boost your brain and mental health and how all of it is connected to your stomach. Tune in and stay well!

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Moms - this one's for you! We know motherhood doesn't stop and we're here to support you through it all. International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and naturopathic physician, Dr. Kathryn Purvis, shares breastfeeding tips and dives into what moms can do to help keep them and their babies healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Episode 16's guest is a board certified naturopathic oncologist at the SCNM Medical Center, Dr. Heather Paulson. She sheds light on the team collaboration necessary for patients who want to add integrative oncology into their cancer fight and tell us how she works with other providers to achieve optimal health for their patient. Dr. Paulson shares some ideas she has given her patients and their caregivers when there is a viral pandemic. 

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SCNM alumna, Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN stops by the Daily Dose to talk about where to find the best of the best vitamins and supplements. A nationally recognized and licensed naturopathic doctor, educator, natural products consultant, and television and radio host, Dr. Lucille shares with us what she is taking to boost her own immune system and what her recommendations to her patients have been.

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Just started jogging? This is the episode for you! Episode 18 features Dr. Casey Seenauth, a physician at the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine. An acute and chronic pain, sports injuries and musculoskeletal conditions expert,

Dr. Seenauth tells us about injuries he sees frequently with athletes - especially those who are starting to get back into fitness.

He shares an easy checklist to help avoid potential injury and explains how prolotherapy may relieve you of that chronic pain or persistent ache you may have. 

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On Episode 19, we welcome Morgan Massingale, ND, MSc, a physician at the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Massingale focuses on a whole system approach to educate patients to make informed decisions to take control of their health. She talks to us about stretching, posture, and how she evaluates patients with muscle and joint discomfort.

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Episode 20's guest is SCNM Medical Center physician, Dr. Carli Dugan. With a passion for pediatrics, Dr. Dugan shares helpful tips on how to help children thrive during COVID-19. She tackles new hurdles parents and kids are encountering thanks to distance-learning like how to manage screen time and following schedules to control stress and anxiety levels. 

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On Episode 21, we welcome JoAnn Yanez, ND, MPH, CAE, the Executive Director of the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC). Dr. Yanez tell us the story of her reaction when she first heard about naturopathic medicine, explains how a passion for illness prevention and naturopathic medicine lead her to a career in advocacy, academia, patient care and public health. In addition, she gives us her take on why there isn’t a better time than now to start a career in naturopathic medicine.

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