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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 »
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 »

Health Tips

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

  • 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.
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