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News

Friday, February 3, 2017
The Bastyr Student Union has several events planned to celebrate Black History Month, from open discussions to film screenings.Read more »
Friday, January 27, 2017
Dr. Heather Flood shares insights on creating positive habits and lifestyle changes that can increase your longevity, naturally.Read more »
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Regulation will mean more opportunity for N.D. graduates. The culmination of over twenty years of advocacy, on January 11, Governor Baker added Massachusetts to the list of states that acknowledge the value of alternative healthcare from a qualified professional. Massachusetts will become the 22nd U.S. jurisdiction to regulate naturopathic medicine...

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Thursday, December 1, 2016
Donna Jacobson, a patient at the Bastyr Clinic in San Diego, shares her story of battling breast cancer and the treatment she received at the clinic.Read more »
What Is Naturopathic Medicine graphicMonday, October 31, 2016

Naturopathic Medicine Week 2-16 was a huge success at Bastyr University.Scroll to the bottom to see our video explaining the 6 Principles of Naturopathic Medicine.

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army veteran standing in clinic officeFriday, October 28, 2016
Veterans are twice as likely to develop chronic conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Learn more about how the Bastyr Clinic for Natural Health can help to combat these diseases.Read more »
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 »

Health Tips

  • There are ways to help treat IBS using safe, natural products, and life-style intervention. 

  • There are many ways to monitor and change your individual risk of heart disease.

  • Purchasing food grown closer to your home will provide great health, economic and environmental benefits.

  • With the number of Type 2 Diabetes patients quickly rising, it's time to start preventing this disease by changing dietary and exercise habits. Dr. Jennifer Pilon sheds some light on how to prevent this disease naturally.
  • Get help decreasing your pesticide exposure without going over budget with the Environmental Working Group's lists of the "Dirty Dozen" and the "Clean Fifteen."