physical medicine

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Naturopaths are physicians who combine nature with modern science using a variety of techniques — homeopathy, botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, physical medicine, and lifestyle counseling — to treat their patients. Jessica Grey, Good Housekeeping, "I Was Exhausted — Until I Cut Out All Gluten and Dairy," 14 Dec. 2017

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1932, in the meaning defined above

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