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Deena Lewis works in gardenTuesday, June 11, 2013
Deena Lewis left a job at Microsoft to design landscapes as she learned in Bastyr's permaculture certificate program.Read more »
Fog surrounds Seattle with Mt. Rainier in the background. Tuesday, June 11, 2013
You've heard about the soggy, sun-deprived Pacific Northwest. Here's the shocking truth (it's pretty great).Read more »
Map with thumbtack in ColoradoMonday, June 10, 2013
The law is a victory for the field of naturopathic medicine, signaling a growing interest among lawmakers to support prevention-focused health care.Read more »
Participants in the "Human Library" event sit in a circle listening to a speakerFriday, June 7, 2013
The “Human Library” event at Bastyr Center for Natural Health helps student practitioners dispel stereotypes and better understand people from underrepresented communities. Read more »
Graduation capMonday, June 3, 2013
Hats off to the Bastyr University Class of 2013!Read more »
Laurie Mischley, ND, looks at test resultsWednesday, May 29, 2013
Researchers gather data from patients around the world in search of a recipe for success.Read more »
Smiling portrait of Simkin Center California doula instructor Ana Paula MarkelWednesday, May 29, 2013
Ana Paula Markel's own births led her to care for birthing mothers, a skill she teaches at the new Simkin Center California. Read more »
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Students and alumni share their stories in this video highlighting Bastyr's bachelor degree programs, and what it's like to be a student in a tight-knit community. Read more »
Students in front of ball fieldThursday, May 16, 2013
The Seattle Mariners are leaders in using acupuncture and integrative medicine in professional sports, as two students learned during a week with the team.Read more »
Freeman in campus gardenThursday, May 16, 2013
A high-performance diet gave Ellen Freeman energy but not health. Discovering whole foods let her shine at Olympic trials and at Bastyr.Read more »

Health Tips

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A natural way to fight sickness this winter.