Charlotte, NC – Dr. Michael Smith, a Naturopathic Doctor with Carolinas Natural Health Center will be featured on WTVI Public Television on their popular medical call-in show, Healthwise. The program will air Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 6:00 pm with a repeat broadcast on Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 9:00 am.

This is the first time in the show’s 10+ year history that a Naturopathic Physician has been featured on the program. The title of the show is “A Natural Approach to Your Health”. Dr. Smith will explain how people can become empowered about their own health through naturopathic medicine. He will answer questions on nutrition, and talk about the simple changes people can make in their diet to help prevent and reverse disease. The call-in telephone number is (704) 371- 8895.

The program will also include an introduction to Naturopathic medicine: it’s rich history and current day practices. It will also be an important opportunity to highlight NCANP (North Carolina Association of Naturopathic Physicians) – State association dedicated to obtaining licensure for Naturopathic Doctors in North Carolina www.ncanp.com.

Healthwise is a live, one hour call-in television program with a mission to educate and enlighten WTVI viewers concerning medical matters. The program is comprised of a host and a panel of physicians and/or medical experts who take questions via telephone calls from the WTVI audience. Link to the WTVI website for more information:http://www.wtvi.org/healthwisepd.cfm

Carolinas Natural Health Center is a holistic wellness center providing naturopathic healthcare, massage therapy, acupuncture, and yoga/meditation classes. For more information or to schedule a free health consultation with one of their practitioners call (704) 708-4404. The office is located at 1212 Mann Drive, Suite 100 Matthews, North Carolina 28105.