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A mother kisses her newborn baby.Monday, June 8, 2015

The human "microbiome" is highly affected by practices around pregnancy, childbirth, and infancy.

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Monday, June 1, 2015
In this video health tip, Bastyr core faculty member Ryan McNally, ND, shares 3 important ways to lower your risk of diabetes.Read more »
Woman contemplates whether or not her container is microwave safe.Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Don't get burned by a container that isn't microwave-safe.

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A woman rinses a red bell pepper under the faucet.Monday, May 18, 2015

Conserve resources and save money by cooking with less water.

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Family eating watermelon at an outdoor picnic.Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Planning your picnic in advance can gives you more time to enjoy your family and the great outdoors.

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Mango lassi with cardamomMonday, May 11, 2015

Eating more fermented foods like lassi, kimchi and miso is a delicious way to boost your immune system and introduce good bacteria and important vitamins into your diet.

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Heirloom tomatoesMonday, May 4, 2015

Be a part of the heirloom revolution! Heirlooms taste better, are adapted to local growing conditions, and can improve the security of our food system.

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A woman bends into a yoga pose in the Bastyr rose garden.Monday, April 27, 2015

The more we can elongate our muscle fibers, the more we can ensure maximum functionality when it comes to movement through our daily lives.

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Frozen fish at a marketMonday, April 20, 2015

In general, fish caught outside the Fukushima area have levels of radiation far below acceptable limits, but long-term effects of the disaster are still unknown.

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 A recent study also found that the glow from electronic devices passes through the retina into a part of the hypothalamus that suppresses the sleep-inducing hormone, melatonin.Monday, April 13, 2015

Unplugging from electronic devices before bed can improve both the quality and quantity of your sleep.

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