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Monday, January 13, 2014
Botanical medicine professor Jenn Dazey explains how simple soup ingredients can strengthen your resistance to sickness in her appearance on Q13 News Seattle.Read more »
Monday, January 13, 2014
Bastyr's bravest mark the first day of the quarter by running down a forest trail to Lake Washington and charging into the chilly water. One wore a headcam.Read more »
Bastyr students and employees run into Lake Washington.Thursday, January 2, 2014
Happy New Year! The start of 2014 means a clean slate, endless opportunity and the chance to do great things over the next 365 days.Read more »
Acupuncture needles in skinWednesday, December 18, 2013
Beginning in fall 2014, the new program allows licensed acupuncturists to delve deeply into specialty training in oncology, advanced pain management or family medicine.Read more »
Nutrition students in kitchenWednesday, December 4, 2013
Our newest degree builds on the success of our nutrition programs and adds a group-education focus.Read more »
Leanna Standish speaks in a treatment room.Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Integrative cancer care may extend the lives of patients with advanced cancers, according to ongoing research at the Bastyr Integrative Oncology Research Center (BIORC).Read more »
A portrait of the first class of Bastyr University California.Wednesday, November 27, 2013

It is hard to believe another calendar year is near its end.

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Daniel Fenyvesi, MSN ('07), RD, sits with another volunteer at a health clinic.Thursday, November 21, 2013
As a Fulbright Scholar, Daniel Fenyvesi, MSN ('07), RD, will teach Nicaraguan students, train workers at a university health clinic, and collaborate with faculty on understanding the changing role of nutrition in a developing country.Read more »
Sivesind provices acupuncture to patient in reclinerFriday, November 15, 2013
Sonja Sivesind, MSAOM ('08), LAc, joins a movement using group care to expand access to acupuncture.Read more »
Student Debbie Miller wears stethoscope beside sheet musicFriday, November 15, 2013
Miller tells us what she's learned about music that heals and medicine that sings.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!  

Learn about the cardiovascualr benefits of the hibiscus flower.

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