Heartspring.net works with state licensed naturopath physicians and certified medical doctors, helping them to publish health articles. Physician articles are referenced with contact information, including education, training and accreditation. Articles are chosen according to educational value, use of peer reviewed references, and overall impact on human health.
- Heartspring.net does not sell any products, or services.
Our objective is to provide access to unbiased, accurate information that's evidence-based and free of commercial spin. All advertising is clearly identified, and is separate from written content.
Heartspring.net is guided by an Editorial Advisory Board, the members of which include expert professionals representing a spectrum of disciplines, including, environmental health, herbal, nutritional, behavioral therapies, as well as, physical medicine, and publishing support. These individuals are invaluable sources of insight, and inspiration. Their wisdom and generosity of time is critical to the ongoing success of Heartspring.net.
Editorial Advisory and Review Board
Wendy Wells, NMD LinkedIn Bio
Board certified medical doctor, writes about a variety natural health topics, including reviewing and approving content for Heartspring.
Patti Murphy LinkedIn
Mark Kelly LinkedIn
Graphic design, illustration, photography.
Accredited naturopathic doctors are invited to submit articles to: firstname.lastname@example.org
NDs are also encouraged to review and comment on any articles previously published on Heartspring.net.
Language and Usability Guidelines
Heartspring is working to test all new and existing health care documents to meet plain language guidelines.
The Plain Writing Act of 2010 requires federal agencies to adopt plain language training. Consumers of health information deserve clear communication from trusted authoritative sources. As of December 2012, Heartspring.net is adopting a plain language program designed to help authors, reviewers, and test readers in the following ways:
Can the reader:
- Find what they need?
- Understand what they find?
- Use what they find to meet their needs?
The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) to develop guidelines and resources to help make the Web accessible to people with disabilities including auditory, cognitive, neurological, physical, speech, and visual disabilities.
Heartspring.net is currently working to gain URAC Accreditation.
Page Updated: May 2013