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Portraits of the mission Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Bastyr University will continue the tradition of honoring alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends who have distinguished themselves through outstanding professional and personal achievement as well as loyal service to the University and the field of natural health science with its 2016 Founders’ Awards Fundraising Dinner.Read more »
Blood sugar testing kitFriday, October 21, 2016

Dr. Brendan Smith, ND, discusses the more holistic approach to diabetes and cardiovascular care that the Bastyr Clinic for Natural Health offers patients.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Bastyr Faculty Member and Assistant Research Scientist, Laurie Mischley, ND, PhD, MPH, and her colleagues share the impact of diet, exercise and lifestyle on PRO-PD scores at the Fourth World Parkinson Congress.Read more »
Kelly Buechel holds a smaller version of the mural she designed in the Bastyr University Student Fitness Room.Monday, August 29, 2016
A lifelong athlete and artist, naturopathic medicine student Kelly Buechel connects those passions with the creation of an inspirational mural depicting “vis medicatrix naturae.”Read more »
Cover of The Vitality Map book and a picture of Deborah Zucker, ND,Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Deborah Zucker, ND, aims to help readers of "The Vitality Map" find real and lasting health breakthroughs as they journey into the deeper dimensions of health — beneath the symptoms, habits, diets and exercises.Read more »
Yin yoga instructor Pam Granston demonstrates dragon posture.Thursday, August 18, 2016
New continuing education course brings more yin to our yang-focused society, whether you’re interested in being a certified yoga instructor or just want to cultivate your depth of awareness and knowledge of yin and yang.Read more »
Three students posing for the cameraFriday, August 5, 2016
Through a partnership with the nonprofit charter school EJE Academy, naturopathic clinicians at Bastyr University California are offering free health care to students and their families in an underserved region of San DiegoRead more »
Bastyr faculty Ali Tromblay, LM, CPM, right, holds her Seattle Women's Pride award flanked by Jennifer Jimenez, CNM.Thursday, August 4, 2016
The third annual LGBT event honors Bastyr University's Ali Tromblay, LM, CPM, with the Community Champion Award for dedicating her life to supporting women’s health and equal access to care.Read more »
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Hannah Tripp and Haley Turner hope the garden they created as part of a Bastyr nutrition class helps teach children and their families healthy eating habits.Read more »
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Students in their final year of the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Culinary Arts program share 10 original dishes with invited guests at their al fresco dinner that culminates two years of studying whole foods at Bastyr University.Read more »

Health Tips

When the weather changes, viruses always seem to sneak into our homes, offices, and schools. Here are some tips to avoid sickness this time of year and boost your immunity!  

Hibiscus tea, a delightfully refreshing beverage with a tart, berry-like flavor, has demonstrated benefits for individuals with hypertension.

Learn about the cardiovascualr benefits of the hibiscus flower.

What’s motivating you to be healthy? Is it a spouse, grandchildren, a recent health scare, or a full bucket list to accomplish? Thinking about what motivates you will get you to start living a healthy lifestyle.

A natural way to fight sickness this winter.