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"Feeding the Young Athlete" book cover.Friday, November 30, 2012
They say practice makes perfect, but Cynthia Lair’s new book explains that what and when your child eats might be even more beneficial to their performance.Read more »
Penny Simkin speaks at a midwifery course at Bastyr University.Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Penny Simkin, the namesake of Bastyr University’s Simkin Center for Allied Childbirth Vocations, helped give birth to the doula profession and has remained a frontrunner in serving childbearing women ever since.Read more »
Water aerobics class.Friday, November 16, 2012
A little physical activity goes a long way at maintaining the brain health of seniors. Read more »
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Veterans at Bastyr plan to use their counseling and healing skills to help other military members returning from service.Read more »
Students and a pediatrician meet with a child.Monday, November 12, 2012
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine students train in busy Chinese hospitals on the annual fall externship. Read more »
A panoramic image of the Dining Commons, set up for Founders' DayWednesday, November 7, 2012
The 2012 Bastyr University Founders' Award Gala is the largest, most successful one to date.Read more »
Marcy Dorsey, RD, outside a Microsoft wellness fair.Monday, November 5, 2012
Nutrition graduates offer personal coaching on the front lines of the workplace wellness movement.Read more »
Bastyr University Has Much For Which To Be ThankfulThursday, November 1, 2012
A new campus, a new clinic and a yearlong birthday celebration for our institution’s namesake - all of that has happened in 2012. In November, there is even more to be thankful for and look forward to.Read more »
Inaugural class of Bastyr University California outside campus buildingMonday, October 29, 2012
Natiya Guin, member of the gutsy inaugural class of Bastyr University California, wrote this account of moving to San Diego and joining a tribe of healers-in-training.Read more »
Classmates in the fall 2012 Hypnotherapy: Awareness & Integration class.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The noncredit program offers both students and members of the public the opportunity to learn a holistic method of hypnotherapy that can be used for self-awareness or even new career opportunities.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.