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June 15, 2015 7:00 AM

Naturopathic doctors push for mainstream recognition

They promote the use of natural remedies for improving overall health

Senate bill would allow them to prescribe certain drugs and perform small operations

The naturopathic movement has met opposition from conventional medicine

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The Sacramento Bee's team of health reporters covers California health care, medicine and healthy living, with an emphasis on public health and under-served communities.

Sammy Caiola: Health care and healthy living. Reach her at scaiola@sacbee.com or 916-321-1636. Twitter: @SammyCaiola

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