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IONS Presentation Series
Thursday November 10,  7:00 PM

At Coffee Trader’s Bohemian Hall

Healthy Living in a

Toxic World:

with Dr. Donald R. Beans

It is important to think about the toxins we are all exposed to every day. A knowledge ofthese toxins can help with avoiding exposure. It is also important to cleanse these toxinson a regular basis. The main problems seem like they are from our food or environment, but it is also very important to recognize the ef-fects of mental and emotional toxicity in your life.


147Dr. Donald R. Beans, a native Montanan, began working in the medical field as an aid in the emergency department in 1973. Dr. Beans is a registered nurse with a degree from Montana State University, 1978. He studied acupuncture at many schools and with various teachers leading to Montana licensure in 1980 and starting a private practice in Missoula. He earned national board certification in acupuncture in 1985 from the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; He is also a certified classical homeopath.

Dr. Beans was a teaching associate of Dr. Bernard Jensen for 10 years, 1983-1993. They presented one-week seminars on nutrition and wellness. Under the watchful eye of Dr. Jensen, Dr. Beans earned a doctor of philosophy degree in iridology and nutrition from the University of Health Science in Honolulu Hawaii.

Dr. Beans joined the Endocrine Society in 2003 and attended the course Clinical Endocrinology at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Beans is currently in private practice in Bigfork .



Behind Montana Coffee Traders located on US-93
3 miles South of Whitefish and 12 miles North of Kalispell
Turn onto Blanchard Lake Rd
Bohemian Hall




 Coffee Traders Bohemian  Hall ( click for map)