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Photo of salal berry Thursday, July 14, 2016
If you can’t walk by a ripe, plump salal berry without picking it, you’re not alone. Recent graduate Liz Diehl’s research on the wild berries finds that foragers abound for this nutrient-dense seasonal treat.Read more »
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Scientific research is one of the cornerstones of Bastyr University, as proved by this year’s record-breaking 45 exhibits at the annual Student Research Symposium.Read more »
Tracy W. Gaudet, MD speaking at Bastyr graduation ceremonyMonday, June 27, 2016
Tracy W. Gaudet, MD, the principal speaker at Bastyr University’s 35th Annual Commencement Exercises, discusses her vision for the future of health care as executive director of the Veterans Affairs Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation.Read more »
Library card with book titles typed outMonday, June 6, 2016
Naturopathic student Sonia Malani shares a first-person account of the annual event that aims to help student practitioners challenge stereotypes and better understand people from communities often marginalized in the healthcare system.Read more »
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Nearly 150 naturopathic medicine supporters from around the country spoke with Congress about Medicare inclusion at the annual DC Federal Legislative Initiative (DC FLI) in May.Read more »
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Paige Barnes is the choreographer for “PALMS,” which portrays the story of a wild animal turning into a woman and includes pulse readings. The interdisciplinary production premieres July 7-9 at Northwest Film Forum in Seattle.Read more »
Student cookbook on table with student cutting fruit in the backgroundTuesday, May 31, 2016
"Every time I teach a cooking class or step into someone’s home as a private chef, I smile – my heart is so happy. Is this really my job? What a gift!" says the editor of the new cookbook by the Bastyr University Student Nutrition Association.Read more »
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Bastyr University California in San Diego and Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington, are sending nearly 400 graduates into the world at their respective commencement ceremonies June 19 and 20, 2016.Read more »
Laurie Cullen, NDTuesday, May 17, 2016
Bastyr University alumna and faculty Laurie Cullen, ND, is taking the summer "off" to bicycle 80- to 90-miles a day along the TransAmerica Trail, with backup from her family including sister and fellow alumna Tamara Evans, ND.Read more »
Winning Top Chef team 'Homegrown Roots Revamped'Friday, May 13, 2016
The student team "Home Grown Roots Revamped" takes home the title of "Top Chef: Bastyr" at the sixth annual competition for its delectable salmon dish.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.