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Posted by on Nov 11, 2012 in Introduction | 0 comments

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Meet Doctor Corinne!

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Introduction, Pediatrics | 0 comments

My fantastic husband and amazing little lady helped me make a ‘meet the naturopathic pediatrician’  video at my office the other day. Check it out! WATCH VIDEO HERE! Meet Dr. Corinne Harpster, our new naturopathic pediatrician July 10, 2014 Hello everyone! I am Dr. Corinne Harpster, the naturopathic pediatrician here at SageMED. One of my favorite things I get to do as a doctor is called the ‘meet and greet’ where I get to meet new and expectant parents to find out if I am the right fit for them and their...

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How to have a healthy, happy summertime with your kids!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Allergies and sensitivities, Family, Herbal Medicine, Pediatrics, Recipes | 0 comments

Hello friends, next Tuesday, 7/1/14 I will begin seeing patients at my new location at SageMED in the Factoria area of Bellevue, WA.  Please enjoy my newest blog post about how to have a healthy, happy summertime with your kids. Summer is my favorite time of year, I especially love the heat! Even I get a little overheated sometimes, though so I make teas from naturally cooling herbs called refrigerants. These herbs include: Mints, Hibiscus, Lemongrass and Chickweed. A favorite mix of mine is Hibiscus with just a tiny bit of lemongrass and...

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Changes for Dr Corinne and Herbal Medicine for Kids

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Family, Herbal Medicine, Pediatrics, Recipes | 0 comments

Changes for Dr Corinne and Herbal Medicine for Kids

I am very excited to announce that I’m going to be the head of the pediatrics department at SageMED in Bellevue, WA starting 7/1/14. I have really loved working at Laurel Natural Medicine these past few years and am very much looking forward to bringing naturopathic pediatrics to Bellevue! My newest blog post is about using herbal medicine for children, what to watch out for and some great herbs to have at home to help them with minor colds and tummy aches and the like: Herbal Medicine for Kids: 5 Things to Be Aware of When Using Herbal...

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Resolutions For 2014: Weight Loss

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Diet, Resolutions, Weight Loss | 0 comments

Resolutions For 2014: Weight Loss

I must admit something: I really, really enjoy making resolutions every year. In general I keep part of my resolutions, but not all of them. Once I -did- complete a whole year of a resolution: floss every day. I was very proud of myself (and still am… maybe I should do that one again this year) for actually completing one of my resolutions 100%. The major issue I have found with creating a resolution is that most of the time a PLAN is never put into play. So your pie-in-the sky “This year I will lose 30 pounds, clean out all my...

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November 16th 2013 Talk: Nutrition for Fertility

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Family, Free Events, Pediatrics, Talks, Women's Health | 0 comments

Nutrition for Fertility: How to increase fertility, improve pregnancy outcomes and give your baby the building blocks for a strong and healthy body and mind. Dr Corinne Harpster, ND LMP will be talking about the best foods to eat for women and men interested in becoming parents as well as what to eat while pregnant to help give your baby the best start possible. A tasty, nutrient dense snack will be provided for all who attend the talk. When: Saturday, November 16th from 1 pm to 2:30 pm Where: Laurel Natural Medicine, 9827 NE 120th Pl...

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November 14th 2013 Talk: Sleep Optimization

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Family, Free Events, Pediatrics, Sleep, Talks | 1 comment

Sleep Optimization: How to Get Restful Sleep for Every Member of Your Family! Do you and/or members of your family have difficulty getting restful sleep? Would you like to know natural ways to help improve the quality and quantity of sleep for yourself and others? Come to an hour long talk given by Naturopathic Doctor Corinne Harpster, ND LMP. She will talk about proven natural sleep solutions and a relaxing tea will also be provided during the talk. When:Thursday, November 14th 2013 from 7:30 to 8:30 PM Where: Laurel Natural Medicine in...

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What a Naturopathic Doctor’s Family Eats in One Week

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013 in Frugal Living, Recipes | 0 comments

What a Naturopathic Doctor’s Family Eats in One Week

Have you seen those photo journalist pictures of what different families around the world eat in one week’s time? I am fascinated by them, myself. So I revisit the idea every few years or so. This is what my family of three (me, my husband and my young daughter) will eat in one week’s time: From left to right: jar with white top: one quart homemade chicken broth; two cans tuna (canned in non-BPA lined cans)*; 6 pastured chicken eggs, 1/3 pound organic free trade coffee*; organic chicken thighs*; 1/3 pound Kerrygold grass fed...

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Red Bean and Quinoa Chili For Your Freezer

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Frugal Living, Recipes | 0 comments

This is one of our all time favorite dishes in our family. We make it when it’s cold and rainy out, or when the food budget is a bit tight or for friends who are having babies or need food for one reason or another. A great way to make this chili is to do a double batch and then freeze dinner-sized portions for times when you are in need of something quick but delicious. It comes from the fantastic cookbook Feeding the Whole Family by Cynthia Lair, one of my professors from naturopathic medical school. I have modified it just a bit (see...

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PMS Relief

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Herbal Medicine, Women's Health | 0 comments

PMS Relief

Premenstrual Syndrome, aka PMS. For many women these three little letters are representative of a lot of misery and source of dread. I want to let you know that it doesn’t have to be that way. I have some great suggestions for improving symptoms and turning that unhappy week into a much more manageable one. Many moons ago the magazine Delicious Living asked me to contribute to some content on what women could do for PMS, you can see that article here.  There was a lot more information that I wanted to share, though and I thought...

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Episode 3 of How to Live a More Healthy Life (Finding Time to Exercise Edition)

Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 in Cardiovascular Health, Exercise | 0 comments

  How to get over “I don’t have enough time” syndrome. So yes, many of us are very busy. But here’s the thing. Everyone, that’s right, everyone has 168 hours in his or her week. So that means what? It means that instead of “I don’t have time” what you mean to say is “It’s not a priority.” What IS the priority? I have noticed that for a lot of us things like cleaning, ‘puttering around the house’, shopping and television become priorities because we aren’t paying attention. Do you really need to watch 6 hours of...

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